Category: Articles

Sailing and Yachting Advice

Don’t worry, we won’t end up like this if we don’t take every piece of advice given. If you’re a member of Facebook, chances are, you’re probably part of one of the million and one subgroups about sailing. I know...

/ September 20, 2016

Yachting : Stuck in Marina Rubicon

Now that we’re sitting in Indiantown Marina and it’s obvious that we’re going to be here for quite a long time while we fix up Daze Off to sail, I don’t want to bore you with stories that are only related to...

/ September 16, 2016

Making your sailing dreams a reality – the key is not to dream but to do!

My husband, Simon, and I spent over ten years dreaming about the type of boat we’d get and what we wanted to do with it. Our plan was to win the lottery, buy a new Oyster 56’ or Oyster 62’...

/ September 15, 2016

Yachting and Sailing boat repairs – Prepping for Paint

It never fails that as soon as we get a few walls new up, and I get excited and gung-ho to get a  nice white coat of paint on them, only to find that project is going to be pushed...

/ September 14, 2016

Preparing our boat for a hurricane!

Let’s start the day before a hurricane was due to hit our area. We had a berth at Charleston Harbor Marina in South Carolina… (video at the end of the article) While walking from our sailboat to the main dock this morning...

/ September 5, 2016