Connections

Asa and I come from a data-driven world on the far west coast in Portland, where we began our boat research online. We browsed through thousands of listings from across the world and initiated communication without rolling out of bed. We found it easy, yet overwhelming to compare boats, fire…

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Working For the Weekend

Where to begin? Well first off all, we found our boat and are now waiting for the survey report before making any final adjustments and finishing up the paper work. So how did we get here? That's a long story. So let's wind the block back a bit last year…

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Guess What?

We found our boat. Here she is where we found her: Here she is being hauled out for her survey The sailing community is amazing here in St Petersburg. We've got a lot of news and the journey has been so dense since September of last year where I was…

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The August Grind

August has been a month of working long hours and something to keep the dream in sight. 60-80 hour weeks 8 months running... I have to admit... Dory's "Just Keep Swimming" has run through my mind more than a few times to keep me going...…

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Another Year, Time for a Layout Update!

It's been about a year since we started blogging with the Ghost platform - so it's about time for a refresh. We've been taking more and more photos as we've been looking at boats every weekend for the last couple of months - and we wanted something that'd be able…

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What do we really want?

Our second article in Windword. We're really enjoying writing these together. Asa started this one off with some ideas and points... then we kind of take turns making revisions, passing it back and forth between ourselves. You can also find a PDF and Print Versions at BCYC. May 2016 What…

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Light Winds and A Slow Start

I was invited onto Bill's boat to join him as a hand on Idler for some BCYC boat racing. It was me, Bill, another member Dave who will be watching over Idler in May, and two more members who jumped on the day off - Marge and Kelly (?). I forget…

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Kayaking Robinson Preserve

I'm going to try something different to help make posting more consistent. I'm going to make a lot of smaller posts more frequently instead of long drawn out posts. For Asa's birthday, we decided to go check out Sarasota. One of my best friends, Chris Burke, grew up in Bradenton,…

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