After 40 days and 40 nights; What worked? What Didn’t?

We have now arrived in Wrangell, AK to re-provision. We figured this is a good time to take a few minutes to assess the good, bad and ugly of the trip so far. THE GOOD: The Food: Has been great. Moderation in all things. One thing about being out in the middle of no place is that there is no temptation to go out to … Continue reading After 40 days and 40 nights; What worked? What Didn’t?

Waiting out the rain…making cookies

So sometimes you get sun. Sometimes you get rain.  Leaving Shearwater and Bella Bella, we took off north on a blustery Saturday. The forecast, frankly, wasn’t that great. SE Winds of 20, raising to maybe 30 at some point.  But the thing is, wind at your back, from the SE, is a helpful thing when you are going NE. So off we went.  Winds weren’t … Continue reading Waiting out the rain…making cookies

Poop! What do you do if you can’t do what you need to do?

As I’m sure you all realize by now that a cruising sailboat is really miniature house or apartment.  There is a an entry, a living room, a kitchen, places to sleep like your bedroom (only ours rock us like we’re in a cradle…but that’s a different story). And there is a place to poop. This is the Raritan PH II head, the king of manual … Continue reading Poop! What do you do if you can’t do what you need to do?