2020 was a hard year. Especially if you didn’t get to see family. While it was our choice to go to Florida to live on a boat during the Pandemic, it was still very hard to be separated from family, and not even be able to visit for holidays, Birthdays, special occasions and even weddings.Continue reading “MINI MOVIE // A Sweet Surprise- We drove 1,900 miles after being gone a year to visit family!”
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How to host a Boat Renaming Ceremony
What is a boat renaming ceremony? Basically it’s a celebration of your new-to-you boat! On a more detailed level, It’s a time honored tradition to appease the Sea God, Poseidon. Different from a boat christening, the renaming ceremony signifies getting rid of the “old” or current name and bestowing your vessel with the new nameContinue reading “How to host a Boat Renaming Ceremony”
SIMPLY JUST Paddling // Exploring a Mangrove Tunnel, Curry Hammock State Park
No talking…simply just paddling! Luckily our anchorage for the week was near the very start of a mangrove tunnel and what is a part of the Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail! We had an absolute blast exploring by doing an out and back of this tunnel and seeing lots of large iguanas along the way!
January 26th, 2021 Update: New Adventures!
Watch the video to see what we’re up to now…and to see Bella make a “surprise” appearance….
SIMPLY JUST Snorkeling // Looe Key Reef, Florida Keys
Our family took a break from sailing for the day and stopped at Looe Key Reef. Cody, our son, got some great footage including a shark, turtle, and HUGE spotted eagle ray! He also edited this video! Looe Key Reef is about 5 miles south of Ramrod Key and about 8 miles southwest of BigContinue reading “SIMPLY JUST Snorkeling // Looe Key Reef, Florida Keys”
December 5th, 2020 Update: A Change Of Plans…
So, ya…we were supposed to leave the marina today (Dec. 7th) but…as we’ve quickly found out living the boat life…plans change and schedules don’t matter! Watch to find out what our new plans are…for the moment. Sorry for the video sound…I was trying a new background noise reduction app! 😲
MINI MOVIE: Thanksgiving Sail to Peck Lake // Join the adventure to Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge!
Join the adventure as we take our friends visiting from Virginia to Peck Lake just south of Stuart, FL along the ICW. It’s a part of the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. An interesting anchorage trying to navigate it for the first time…but well worth it. It has a private beach only accessible by boatContinue reading “MINI MOVIE: Thanksgiving Sail to Peck Lake // Join the adventure to Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge!”
DESTINATION: Boat Tour // Join us for a tour of our catamaran, Konstantina!
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!
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”
MINI MOVIE // A lunchtime paddle with dolphins!
We decided to paddle up the San Sebastian River to get some lunch and got to paddle next to some dolphins along the way! ❤️🐬