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…and a bottle of Rum

August 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

a Painkiller on the Rocks Our guests on Golden Glow tell us their favorite boat drink is Rand’s Monkey Madness, made with his secret recipe that will knock your socks off, flavor-wise and otherwise. (You’ll have to invite us for a sundowner or join us for a cruise on Golden Glow to [read more]

What Boat Tools for Circumnavigation?

August 22, 2015 // 10 Comments

I have been asked a few times “What are the best boat tools to have on a sailboat?” The short answer: Well it depends… It depends in part on how much you want to do yourself what systems you want to work on how good your Rolodex is to find qualified workers how far away you will be [read more]

Florence, Italy – Michelangelo, Galileo, Leonardo & Vino

August 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the wonderful aspects of our global sailing tour is the ability to visit remarkable cultural and historical parts of the world.  Sometimes they are land-locked and we have to take an excursion farther from Golden Glow. Last weekend we took the high speed train to Florence, yet another pearl [read more]

A Second Honeymoon on Golden Glow

August 12, 2015 // 3 Comments

Once upon a time (about six years ago), we chartered a catamaran called Eh Voila for two weeks in the British Virgin Islands with three other couples. We were there to celebrate a few 50th birthdays and one 25th wedding anniversary. Since some of the connections go back to early childhood, if you [read more]

When in Rome

August 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hunter & Savvy Survey the Tiber River in Rome Hunter and Savannah came all the way from San Diego for a summer vacation on Golden Glow in July 2015. Since they were flying into Rome, our plan was to take them to the very beautiful offshore islands of Ponza and Palmerola, not too far by [read more]

Our TransAtlantic Passage begins – Bermuda-ho!

April 30, 2015 // 5 Comments

Ellen down in the generator bilge with her arm reaching into the lowest hold cleaning it Rand installing hardware to fly our parasail from the front of the boat Golden Glow’s last chance to enjoy beautiful Caribbean waters for a while Our last supper on land before pushing off Our [read more]

Happy Birthday Rand!

February 10, 2015 // 2 Comments

I cooked both birthday cakes in our titanium pots on the stove, including the carrot layer cake, and to my relief, they turned out well…here I am melting butter for the chocolate truffle cake the kids quickly made a lego playspace inside the shelter of the cockpit’s enclosure I lit [read more]

Sleeping Aboard – Beds & Berths

January 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

)ur berth on Golden Glow – delightfully comfortable! That’s a patch of brilliant sunshine from the open hatch above casting the white square on the duvet. We also added a mattress topper for greater comfort and so Rand’s super-long legs don’t hit the wood rail at the bottom [read more]

Curing the Common Cold..Naturally

January 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

crush the ingredients before putting in the pot Yes, even in the tropics, you can catch a cold. When it comes to medical care, cruisers have to be more self-reliant than when we lived on land and could run off to a nearby doctor or a pharmacy.  On Golden Glow, we’re fans of prevention and [read more]
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