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…

Sailing Through a Week of Work

Over the last week, we’ve made some real progress! It took Roger, the mechanic, several days to finish working on our engine, but as he said when he finally finished, “I got to your engine in the nick of time, and I’ve basically saved its life”. In truth, he is a little like a surgeon,…

Beginning of The Dream

Some people reading this blog may need a little background - how did we get to Florida, and for Pete's sake, why?!? Our boat dreams began (yet again) in earnest during the winter/spring of 2015.  Joe and his business partners had recently sold their smallish company, and so we suddenly found ourselves with two unexpected…