Small World Big Dream

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

Despite my lack of posts for the last six months, Newport Beach has been rather wonderful to us. And despite Craig’s panic attack this morning, it looks like we are aiming for Mexican waters in the next couple weeks. We would love to have one last beach day (even if it is too cold to […]

If anyone was considering visiting us on the boat, I feel the need for full disclosure. We definitely want you to visit, but I want you to make that decision with all of the facts. And the facts are that you may be at risk for a few things. Falling in love with this lifestyle […]

I’m not a mom so I can’t confirm this, but I assume there are days when you look at your unruly kid and think “Is it too late to give you to someone?” Because no matter how much you love them, they know every single button to push in the right order to make steam […]

Recently, a friend and I had a conversation about sailing. She also lives on her boat and has left Seattle, aiming for warmer latitudes. I remember when she and her husband and their very cute dog left the dock and thinking to myself that she seemed to really be a competent sailor and her husband […]