Non-fiction

Port Antonio, Jamaica

Is it too much to claim that Port Antonio is one of the most overlooked highlights of the Caribbean? Our plans to call there were poo-pooed by sailors all along the US East Coast who warned us of lurking dangers and rampant crime. But our week-long stay proved the opposite: Port Antonio is a safe, friendly place that welcomes cruisers with open arms. Continue reading…

Cruising the Caribbean with Kids goes to press!

Hooray! Another new title goes live! CRUISING THE CARIBBEAN WITH KIDS is available on Amazon today, and PACIFIC CROSSING NOTES is about to add a paperback edition to the eBook already on sale. Whew! Two more ticks off the list! Now I can get back to work on that novel.. Continue reading…

Home is the Sailor, Home From the Sea...

We’ve done two extended seabatticals, and the emotional process of transitioning back was very different each time. In this post, I’ll talk about how each of us transitioned back and what factors helped ease or complicate that process. It’s never easy to leave the sailing life behind, though, and we’ll never stop dreaming of new horizons. Continue reading…

Pacific Crossing Notes - coming soon!

Pacific sailing

Watch for our new title, coming soon! Pacific Crossing Notes: a Sailor’s Guide to the Coconut Milk Run covers everything from preparation, weather, and safety to detailed information on the island groups of the Coconut Milk Run: the trade-wind route from the Americas to Australia. Continue reading…

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