Why this title, because as all boat owners know the list of to-dos, must-dos and would like to-dos just never end, lol. Our last post we told about our spring prep list...well we got a little side tracked. Our list is now spanning a couple of years. Head over to Refit Projects & Cost for … Continue reading The never-ending repair story
It's almost that time again, no more snow. We are looking forward to warm blue waters and the maiden voyage of Ocean Phoenix since we purchased her in the fall.
Our trip to Cuba was amazing...the people, the food, the places...all helped to make this trip to paradise beyond words!
Our sails are BACK...But now what? Do we toss the dead ones...OR...
FYI...circles are pics, squares are videos, click on the squares...enjoy If you have read any of our past post, you know we have recently purchased our forever boat and we will use it on weekends and summer vacations until we retire in 9 years. We have a lot of work to do to transform her … Continue reading Updating our Cushions
Self-Defense should be learned by both males and females. It does not matter how old you are, self-defense is not about strength, it is about avoiding and getting out of dangerous situations. As I proceed with our post, you will start noticing that I use general terms...we, the attacker, someone, people, they... The reason for … Continue reading Understanding and Awareness
One in five women at some point in their lives will be raped 46.4% lesbians, 74.9% bisexual women and 43.3% heterosexual women reported sexual violence other than rape during their lifetime Ages 12-34 are the highest risk years for rape and sexual assault Every 98 seconds someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted. That means … Continue reading Self-Defense
The waters are calm, the refection almost mirror image. As she stretches out from bow to stern she has a certain style. Her lines are smooth and clean...flawless. As she moves she has a classic grace about her. She will slice through the water and flow over the waves. As the wind expands her sails … Continue reading Elegance
As we started before, here we will continue to say Thank You to one and all for their help, their insight and their opinions. There are many, many more responses that are Jolly and truly amazing, if you want more, speak up and we will share them. After all, it's all of you that makes this … Continue reading THANK YOU…yes YOU pt 2
Part One: When people say sailing is very communal, as a new sailor, I never really understood this comment and I'm still just scratching the surface. James always spoke of how social a sailing life can be, how the people around pull together to help one another. We have been writing posts from the beginning … Continue reading THANK YOU…yes YOU!