A New Toy

  Well the time has come to let the cat out of the bag. We have a acquired a new toy for the kids. Since our friends on Fille De Joi have sold their boat and swallowed the hook, we decided to buy their Optimist sailing dinghy. We thought it would be a great way to remember some great friends.… Read more →

The List

  Its officially hurricane season again.  As you would expect this means we are dutifully watching the weather while hunkered at the very bottom of the hurricane zone (south Grenada). However, hurricane season also means something else to us Eastern Caribbean cruisers. It means its time to pull out the list of boat jobs that have been building up over… Read more →

Water–Sweet water

  It recently dawned on me that it has now been about 2 years since I posted about our water usage. Those last posts were about our Rainman watermaker and how we love it. The purpose of this post is not to do a follow up as I really don’t have anything more to say about the Rainman watermaker. Its… Read more →

Grenada and Radio C*n#s

  Your brain correctly filled those letters in. Yup, we are back in Grenada and yup the radio retards are still here.  Maybe you think I’m being harsh or too foul, but I promise you I’m not.   First let me give you some background on what a marine VHF radio is and how it  works. A marine VHF radio… Read more →

Martinique to Grenada–Catch Up!

  Sigh! Here I am starting out another blog post by apologizing for my lack of updates. I’m not sure why I’m having such a hard time this year writing blog posts. As corny as it may sound, I’m really struggling for inspiration. I think its due to the fact that we have really become “cruisers”. You see, the first… Read more →