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.
Many of us dream of sailing away to far places. Many to escape cold weather like ourselves or maybe it is a desire to see how other people live in other countries. Whatever the reason most people have somewhat of a plan that they would like to follow. It may be as simple as a … Continue reading PATH OF TRAVEL
Yellow Jacket is sold... We listed her about one month ago on Kijijj, We got some inquiries, took a couple phone calls and shared the information about her, but no offers. We left the boat in Canada when we were done sailing in the Thousand Islands and parked her on the side of a busy … Continue reading We SOLD our boat!
We have talked a little here and there about Ocean Phoenix, so I think it is time to cover her inside and out. We purchased her just over a month ago on September 12, with her already on the hard. That meant that while we do not have to pay for hauling fees this year, … Continue reading Ocean Phoenix
Hey all, we are looking for a mooring location for next season. Currently our boat is on the hard in Barrington, Rhode Island. We have really come to enjoy the Rhode Island area as well as Bedford, Massachusetts. Though we are totally open to suggestions... But first, some information is needed...Ocean Phoenix has 8' draft … Continue reading Mooring Location
From our previous post, you may have learned that we had a wonderful time on our Yellow Jacket. But also that we have just purchased something larger. So we have decided to put Yellow Jacket on the market. Here are her specs: 1972 CS 22 sailboat. Hull number 155. She is in great condition with … Continue reading Yellow Jacket is for sale
If you read our previous post, then you already know that we had a great time on Yellow Jacket. She is a fabulous vessel, but we have decided to pursue our forever boat. The first boat that we looked at was a C&C 41, she was a really nice boat, up to date, clean and … Continue reading Boat Shopping
On Friday morning we drove from our home in New York to Gananoque, Ontario to launch there. After stepping our mast and loading up our supplies we got Yellow Jacket into the water. We left her tied off near the boat ramp while we park the truck and trailer in the designated area. Gananoque is … Continue reading Our Vacation
Our dream…to retire when James turns 55, myself 50 and sail away into the great blue yonder. Yup, we all have dreams and some of us out there share this same dream. We have ten years to turn this dream into reality. James has owned boats in the past, a powerboat first and then a … Continue reading From the Beginning