Month: June 2020

Sailing Avocet | Deck the Hull 2019

Deck the hull with boughs of holly fa la la la laaa la la la la, tis’ the season to be salty fa la la la laaaa la la la…

/ June 28, 2020

Fast track to cruising

Pandemic closes down the world. The world decides to go cruising! OK, not exactly, but there’s been a very unexpected impact of coronavirus: we are seeing a surge in people…

/ June 16, 2020

when you decide to solo sail in winter [ep10]

This time we’re back to the regularly scheduled program: solo winter sailing ⛵❄. I get into sudden rough weather while sailing inside the fjords and encounter some humpbacks (huge!) &…

/ June 14, 2020

Sailing Avocet | Ventura Vacation

One of the many beauties of living on a sailboat is that you can literally sail your home anywhere, even if it his just to the next harbor over to…

/ June 9, 2020

And Then The Rain Came…

It has been a whirlwind of a month. With my dog Sierra passing away, the Corona Virus, and the awful weather we have been busy trying to keep this boat…

/ June 8, 2020

Offshore crewing and inclusion

The catch-22 of getting offshore experience: being required to have prior offshore experience in order to join a crew. Where can the hopeful offshore sailor begin? Yesterday morning I joined…

/ June 8, 2020