Route Planning

Sailing the Indian Ocean in 2019

On December 9th, 2019, we crossed 20 degrees east to exit the Indian Ocean after over 500 days of cruising and sailing over 10,900 nm! There are many paths to take, and cruising boats veer outside of the scope of this post.  Indian Ocean routes typically start in Australia, since many boats go to wait…

Route Planning

Planning a Circumnavigation

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Plotting world circumnavigation routes is a lot easier than it sounds.  There are cruising boats LITERALLY all over the world.  There are boats in the Northwest passage (up and over Canada), in the Antarctic, and everywhere in between.  There are a few key things to take into consideration, but 95%* of circumnavigation routes…

Catamarans & Sailing

Women in the Sailing World

I’ve been incredibly lucky to have been sailing since I was little.  Although I didn’t get really into it until David did, I grew up having a family that supported me, like my mom, my stepdad, my dad, and my uncle.  I was never short of opportunities to try out anything I wanted to, including sailing….

Sailing Reports

Sailing New Caledonia to Coffs Harbour

After a glorious second season in the South Pacific, we took off to sail southwest to Australia to tuck away for hurricane season. The Passage We hustled our butts and got out of Noumea before noon on Monday the 27th. Several boats had left for Australia over the previous days, but we couldn’t clear out…