Preparing to live on a catamaran

Since we’re counting down the days until we (hopefully) get to sail for the first time, we’re preparing our boat to be our home. Luckily, we’ve been able to spend quite a bit of time with Konstantina since June, so we’ve slowly been checking off the “to-do” list. We started with a list that theContinue reading “Preparing to live on a catamaran”

MINI MOVIE // Snorkeling Silver Glen Springs

Take a dive with us underwater as we explore the Silver Glen Spring in Ocala National Forest. Feel like you are one of the striped bass as we swim along with them! This is a wonderful place to take a family to explore. Not very crowded if you go early (8am) and also plenty ofContinue reading “MINI MOVIE // Snorkeling Silver Glen Springs”

GEAR REVIEW// Lunatec Odor-Free Dish Cloth

lunatecgear.com $8.50 (4-pack) $12.00 (6-pack) This product came into our lives during our past career as founders and leaders of an outdoor adventure nonprofit called UpaDowna. We happened to score a free sample during the (pre-COVID) Outdoor Retailer show in Denver, CO. That was about a year ago and believe it or not…we’re just nowContinue reading “GEAR REVIEW// Lunatec Odor-Free Dish Cloth”

Captain’s Log 7/26/20

Hello all! Good times have been had lately. The boat prep and learning curve is lessening and things are looking really good. We’ve had a few hiccups and the apparently well known adage about the cost of owning a boat is accurate…And yep, everything is priced in thousands…. I managed to sew the sails toContinue reading “Captain’s Log 7/26/20”

Captain’s Log 7/18/20

I couldn’t figure out how to add pictures so you’ll have to read… Time for another update! All is well In hot and humid Florida, we’ve been spending almost every day on the cat and enjoying getting lots of work done. The boat was left in fantastic shape when we bought her, but we neededContinue reading “Captain’s Log 7/18/20”

DESTINATION: New Mexico // Tour of our property PLUS boat purchase and name reveal!

The first leg of our road trip out to Florida to buy a boat consists of a stop at our little property in the deserts of Santa Fe, New Mexico! Take a tour of our off-grid cabin and property, meet our awesome neighbor Katharina, hear about the boat we bought (sight unseen!) and learn whyContinue reading “DESTINATION: New Mexico // Tour of our property PLUS boat purchase and name reveal!”