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 →

Power Consumption

  I have posted in the past about our power consumption on the boat, but I thought I would do a quick new post based on our latest data. Back in Grenada in the summer of 2016 we installed a Victron BMV700 battery monitor. This device uses a current shunt and some fancy programing to keep an accurate count of… Read more →

A Stunning Waterfall

  Months ago when my parents visited us in Martinique we spent one day “just driving”.  Seriously we rented a 9 passenger van and just pointed it north and decided to drive until the road ran out. Since we were on an “adventure” we continued driving WAY too long and should have turned around multiple times. However, as happens, sometimes… Read more →