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”
Our boat is currently in storage so it’s a perfect time to show you in and around our 2002 Fountaine Pajot Athena 38! We are soooo excited to introduce you to SV Konstantina!
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”
We decided to paddle up the San Sebastian River to get some lunch and got to paddle next to some dolphins along the way! ❤️🐬
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”
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”
Join the fun as we check out our old and expired life raft, plus test out our NEW automatic life vests! Safety first!
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”
This was the FINAL phase of our 5-step process to get out to our boat in Florida. Join our 1700 mile road trip as we avoid tropical storms and hurricanes in order to hurry across the country to our new-to-us catamaran!
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!”