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Sailing Back Across the Atlantic

December 27, 2016 // 4 Comments

Time to Leave the Mediterranean After sailing across the Atlantic to the Mediterranean in 2015 and spending two seasons there, it was time to head back so we could fulfill the dream of sailing the South Pacific before grandchildren come along. During our time in the Med our travels took us to [read more]

Passage Meals for a Vegetarian Crew

December 24, 2016 // 2 Comments

from this first meal together after the boys flew in to the Canary Islands to join our Atlantic passage, to the last one we shared in Grenada, it was so fun and rewarding to cook for this crew. With our vegetarian crew of two always-hungry, over 6 feet tall, 20 year old boys, and a 3 1/2 week long [read more]

Growing a Golden Glow Garden

November 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of the things we really enjoy(ed) on our land-home are the fruits of our orchard and garden. There we have an array of fruit trees (peach, apricot, apple, pear, plum, nectarine, orange, lemon, tangerine, fig, pomegranate, pluot – hybrid of plum/apricot, and pecotum – hybrid of [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]

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]

Our Favorite Anchorage So Far

January 10, 2015 // 2 Comments

Cayo Luis Pena wins favorite anchorage in our travels thus far. The bays of this small deserted island just west of Culebra in the Spanish Virgin Islands feature pristine, clear, warm water, fine, white sand beaches, and no one else around…unless you count the five goats we saw on the rocks [read more]

Turks & Caicos to San Juan

December 23, 2014 // 3 Comments

We’re back in the USA for the holidays and work projects now, and missing Golden Glow and the warm Caribbean water, weather and lifestyle. A good time to remember our cruise from Turks & Caicos to Puerto Rico. South Side Marina Rand & Jack relaxing & catching up on their 40+ year [read more]
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