Different Boat, Same Spirit

A friend of mine from work, Greg, sent me this video:  http://vimeo.com/59121018 by Dan Clark It is about a family of four, with two children under 5, that set out from Jasper and paddle a canoe all the way to Tuktoyaktuk on the Northern coast of Canada on the Athabasca and Mackenzie River systems in…


The Dinghy Dilemma

I have been meaning to write this post for months and now am finally doing it…. bad Richard. Ask anyone about an important purchase they’ve made and they will probably try and convince you to make the same choice. 


Richard’s Tampa Boat Buying Adventure

Since deciding that the Beneteau 393 was the boat model we were interested in, we contacted sellers/brokers for any on the East Coast.  There were 5, of which 4 were well used charter boats and one which was a one owner boat.  Two of the boats were deep keel boats with a draft of 6…


Okay, so this past weekend wasn’t great.  I was on my own with the boys since Thursday morning as Richard flew to Florida to have a look at a sailboat.  I was absolutely exhausted, at my wits end, feeling overwhelmed and wondering what the heck we were doing buying a sailboat and taking our three,…