Dental Emergency

One of the keys to being a good cruising parent is to know when a scream or cry is genuine. The other day when we heard a loud thud, followed by a scream and crying, we instantly new it was bad. In the moments it took all the kids to come from the front of the boat to the salon… Read more →

Pig Roast #2

  WARNING.. This post involves meat eating and the details that go with it. If that makes you uncomfortable or offended you should skip this whole post. There are graphic pictures of a roasting pig!   While the last cruiser pig roast was a smashing success, the “team leads” were already planning the next one. Dan on Sandstar literally ordered… Read more →

Fort Napoléon des Saintes

At this point in our cruising career, we have seen more than a few forts. However, old forts never get old for me. They are just something so alien and strange to me. This building was constructed when? Then I walk around in aww looking at buildings constructed before the first European ever came to the Edmonton area (city we… Read more →

The Great Turn!

As many of you know, cruising is all about weather. While local short range weather dictates our cruising plans in the short term, long term weather is what forces our hand. Of course down here in the Eastern Caribbean, that long term weather is hurricane season. If we want to have the highest probability of not encountering a hurricane, then… Read more →