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Mediterranean Water Wonderland

August 3, 2015 // 1 Comment

A good amount of Hunter and Savannah’s summer vacation on Golden Glow was spent in the water. From Rome, we sailed to Palmerola and Ponza, which are part of the Pontine Island archipelago in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Ponza is supposedly named after Pontius Pilate and has a rich history. Another of [read more]

Italy’s Best Kept Secret: Golfo di Orosei, Sardinia, Italy

July 31, 2015 // 3 Comments

Welcome Joanne! Our dear friend, Joanne, came to spend a week with us. Back at home, she works very hard taking care of others, her children and her patients, and we wanted her to have a relaxing vacation in as beautiful a place as we could find. Mission accomplished! The Golfo di Orosei turned out [read more]

10,000 miles and One Year on Golden Glow

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Golden Glow passed the 10,000 mile mark today as we sailed the north end of Sardegna, Italy.  Fittingly, from our anchorage in this gorgeous bay in the Maddalenas between Sardinia and Corsica, we enjoyed sunrise coming up on one side of the bay and simultaneously, a full moon setting on the other [read more]

Passage to Bermuda

May 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

After what seemed like months of upgrading and fine-tuning Golden Glow, we were ready to cross the Atlantic to the Mediterranean where we will live the rest of the year. We filled the boat to the gills with water, fuel and provisions. Our plan is to sail first to Bermuda, allowing us to fly back to [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]

A Tight Squeeze on Passage to Mustique

March 19, 2015 // 1 Comment

Part of our sail between Bequia and Mustique had us going through a narrow (but deep) passage between two small islands. Winds were strong and allowed us to go all the way through without having to resort to using engines.The winds were strong and gusting over 30 knots so we had a brisk sail from [read more]

Squalls!

March 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

getting up into the 40’s we averaged well into the 30’s Winds were howling after we left Sainte-Pierre and got out of the shelter of the large volcano and into the open ocean passage north of Martinique. When it was time for us to sail north to Dominica, we knew to expect big seas and [read more]

Choosing Our Kayak

January 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rand and I had our first kiss way-back-when on a kayak, so you can imagine that having a kayak on board Golden Glow is a given…but what kind?  Which type best balances weight and space considerations with performance, versatility and price? Rand’s kayak is a hard rotomolded plastic, [read more]
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