Catamarans & Sailing

Cruising Nova Scotia & Docking in Halifax

When deciding where to go for hurricane season 2015, we opted for an unusual solution: head up north to the Maritimes of Canada.  Cruising Nova Scotia ended up being one of the highlights of our cruising career so far.  Forgiving the cold weather, Nova Scotia is a relatively untouched cruising destination, with few boats and…

Sailing Reports

Miami to Palmetto: Around the Keys

After five weeks in Miami commissioning our new boat with our broker and tackling a few other projects, we left the Miami River bound for Palmetto Florida. We departed Sunday, March 1st. Passing through the 75-foot fixed bridges and bascule bridges on the Miami River was uneventful, and we enjoyed saying goodbye to landmarks we’ve…

Catamarans & Sailing

Naming Ceremony for a Boat

Although Starry Horizons was officially documented, she arrived into Miami with no name adorning her bow and stern.  The lettering was affixed in Miami, and we opted to christen her before she left on her next passage around to Palmetto. Christening Ceremony for a Boat Thankfully the 5,500 nm we’d sailed on her was fairly…

Catamarans & Sailing

4,146 NM Sailing Across the Atlantic

We made it!  On January 20th we tied up to the dock in Miami, Florida after 26 days at sea from Las Palmas, Canaries.  We feel quite accomplished having sailed across the Atlantic Ocean for the first time. Stats Now that our feet have been on solid ground for a few days, it’s time to…