Gray Matter

  Before becoming obsessed with cruising I really had no idea about boats or their capabilities. As I read and researched it became clear that almost all the small boats crossing oceans were sailboats. You see, oceans are really huge things and building a boat with the capabilities to withstand the forces of the ocean and have the range to… Read more →

A trip!

Sigh, its been way too long since I wrote a blog post. This is our third hurricane season in Grenada and its pretty much the same as the other seasons so I struggle with inspiration. Home school and boat chores in the morning, the playing in the afternoon/evening. Oh, I almost forgot… and a TON OF SWEATING! There have been… Read more →

Electronics (Laptops, Tablets, ect).

I want to start this post with a disclaimer. There is no one on POF that is a “fanboy” of anything! We aren’t “Chevy”, “Ford, or “Mopar” people. Nor are we “Apple”, “Microsoft”, “Linux”, or  “Google” people. We are still savvy enough (for now) that we will quite easily adapt to another platform if it works best for us. This… Read more →


In our years of cruising, I don’t think I have ever blogged about cooking gas (propane or butane) on our boat. Propane/butane is a popular topic on many other cruising blogs, mostly when they neglect to fill the bottles and go in search of a refill. Its a problem that happens so often that there is a often discussions about… Read more →

Sandy Island Pig Roast

  (Yup, this post is really late.. I have been really lazy lately). Alright.. First things first… This post is going to a little different than the last pig roast posts. My last posts really focused on the pig and method of cooking. This post will be more about the people involved. The kids, the adults and the pure fun… Read more →