New Boat: Where Do We Want to Explore?

What do you do when you’re stuck at the very first step in selecting the right boat?

Nine Bridges, 7 Hours: Florida West Coast ICW

Headed up Florida’s West Coast ICW? Bridge opening information and details. WE MADE IT!

Sailboat and Tanker Collide Enroute to Cuba

Rarely is there a happy ending when a sailboat collides with a tanker.

Weather to Sail to Cuba

Even though it’s only 90+ miles, sailing to Cuba can be tricky. The Gulf Stream is flowing easterly and the predominant winds are from the east, against the current. What are we looking for?

2nd Times a Charm! Sailing To Cuba

Will our 2nd try result in a magical sail to Cuba? Hope so!

Documents Needed to Sail to Cuba

As of February 2016, US Flagged boats are still prohibited from sailing to Cuba for vacation, however, in 2015, the restrictions have relaxed and it may be possible to qualify for the 3 required documents (OFAC/US Treasury Dept for individuals; BIS US Dept of Commerce for vessels and US Coast Guard Form 3300).  (See Disclaimer […]

There Will Be a Better Day …

Squall Line off Cristobal Jetty, Colon, Panama

There will be a better day to sail to Cuba. Very disappointed.

How to Pick a Weather Window

What’s a good weather window anyway? 8 factors to consider for your boat.

Winter Is Still Winter in Key West

The Storm Looking Aft

While the blizzard rages on the US East Coast, Key West had a bit of a storm themselves with boats breaking free all over… watch the local newspaper’s YouTube video.

5 Things Before You Leave The Dock

Top 5 things not to leave til the last minute if you’re planning more than a daysail.