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The Best of Our Travel Life

David and I were fairly well traveled before we met, and it’s one of the things we bonded over on our first date. David did a study abroad in Vienna, I’d traveled around Europe and the Caribbean and had taken trips to Asia and Australia. Now, we’ve been traveling full time since October 2014, sailing…

South African Catamarans
Catamaran Brands & Model Reviews | South Africa

South African Catamarans

We’ve been incredibly happy with our boat, Starry Horizons, a Fountaine Pajot Helia 44, but it is always fun to get a look at other catamarans. We toured a few of the Australian catamaran manufacturers while we were cruising there, and when we found ourselves in South Africa – the country with the second-highest catamaran…

Guide to South Africa
South Africa | Travel & Sailing Blog

Guide to South Africa

On January 20th, we departed Cape Town after 70 days in South Africa. This was our second visit to South Africa, and considering how much we love Cape Town and the stunning wildlife available here, it has easily been a favorite stop for us in our five and a half years of travel. This was…

Sailing the Coast of South Africa
South Africa | Travel & Sailing Blog

Sailing the Coast of South Africa

We spent 70 days in South Africa, sailing the coast from Richards Bay to Cape Town.   Strategy for Sailing Around South Africa For many boats coming from the Indian Ocean, South Africa is a bit of a haven – protected from cyclones, favorable exchange rate, lots of services and luxuries available.  However, it is…