First Passage

I was starting to wonder if this day would ever come. After spending three extra weeks at Snead Island Boat Works to prepare Mojo for a new life in the water, we are now ready to sail her 100 miles down Florida’s west coast to Port Charlotte.  We look forward to tackling some needed repairs…

A Day of Ups and Downs

This is a two-part post: Part One:  The Annapolis Sailboat Show! The boat show was fascinating – soooo many vendors in such tight quarters! Anything you could imagine for a sailboat was being sold by multiple companies. We asked about dinghys, foulies, books, composting toilets, EPIRBS, generators, davits, arches, rigging, batteries, etc.  Joe and I…

Laramie to Lincoln

With 1177 miles behind us, we've already enjoyed a lot of incredible scenery.  Eastern Oregon has a unique beauty with rolling hills in desert terrain, which slowly gives way to greenery along the Snake River in Idaho. Fields of corn and other crops bordered I-84 through Idaho and into Utah where the landscape turns rugged…