Small World Big Dream

Nonsense writings from sailors who lost their minds among the various boat improvement projects.

An adventure into the jungle, but it’s not the crocodiles biting.


Okay. I tried a new thing. I made this post in another program and thought it would translate to this site, but you have to click on the link. I know, I know. But I like how it turned out so I’m not willing to redo it. Plus I wanna learn how to play Mexican […]

The category is: Reasons Why You’re Adrift in the Pacific Ocean at 2am Lucky us, we found the Daily Double. Literally, the engine stalled twice the morning we were en route from Mazatlan to Isla Isabel. TWO TIMES. After our passage from Cabo to Mazatlan, we were looking forward to our trip home for the […]

Crossing from Cabo San Lucas to Mazatlán is done. We survived. But lemme tell you, it was a close fucking call. With that intro, you might be surprised to hear that we had wonderful conditions and were able to sail essentially all 190 miles. Perhaps less surprising is the seasickness I battled for nearly the […]

Many people assume that passages are ripe for cabin fever. They assume that at some point you just feel like you’re all alone sitting on a piece of cork, bobbing around without purpose or direction or anything to do. Admittedly, there are occasions during a passage when the swell is stacked, the wind is low, […]