Family of 5 living aboard a sailboat, cruising around learning how to sail, parent and live.



  • Salty Kisses Sailing

    Family of 5 sailing on their steel sailboat to far off lands. Learning to sail, learning to parent, learning about life.


  • Springtime Madness

    I got our new gopro in the mail the other day so I was super excited to make something with it. I don't have a lot of spare time so it's pretty rough around... Read more

    Posted on 01 April 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • How Are We Going to Store Enough Food for 6+ Months?

    Going Store Enough Food Months?

    Going up into the Arctic this summer we’re going to have long periods of time where we’ll be away from all those amenities that we take for granted like fuel,... Read more

    Posted on 27 March 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Privacy…. What’s That?

    Privacy…. What’s That?

    After a rather embarrassing incident recently I have been inspired to write a little bit on the privacy on a boat, or lack there of. Read more

    Posted on 27 March 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Spot Gen3 Vs Delorme Inreach Tracker

    Spot Gen3 Delorme Inreach Tracker

    We love the fact that our family and friends can track us when we’re sailing and through Spotwalla we can put a map up on our blog (see our tracker page). Read more

    Posted on 21 March 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Beautification - Boat Style

    Beautification Boat Style

    When you hit the States you all know what time it is?….Projects and Provisioning – those two expensive “P” words. We are waiting on metal and other important... Read more

    Posted on 17 March 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Trip Ft. Lauderdale FL to Wilmington NC

    Trip Lauderdale Wilmington

    We left Ft. Lauderdale Florida around 3 in the afternoon and arrived in Wilmington North Carolina at noon three nights later. We picked up Alex (above) from... Read more

    Posted on 16 March 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Happy Birthday Baby

    Happy Birthday Baby

    We celebrated our little man’s first birthday yesterday, it was a quiet affair but that's just how we like things. The girls got to pick out a cake, balloons an... Read more

    Posted on 09 March 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Playing Catch up

    Playing Catch

    We arrived in Ft. Lauderdale a few days ago, the dockage here is crazy expensive so it’s time to pay up the big bucks and get down and dirty with work.We’ve bee... Read more

    Posted on 06 March 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Piggy Wiggy Fun

    Piggy Wiggy

    We love Staniel Cay, the kids LOVE Staniel Cay.Here are a few pictures (of the thousands) I took from our beach fun. The swimming pigs are not to be missed. Read more

    Posted on 05 March 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • George Town, Bahamas

    George Town, Bahamas

    If you’re headed for the Bahamas it won’t take long before you hear the question:When are you getting to George Town?All cruisers eventually hit George Town,... Read more

    Posted on 05 March 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Raising Free Range Kids

    Raising Free Range Kids

    I came across this article the other day from Outside Magazine, and they had us pegged to a tee. We have ourselves some free range kids. Read more

    Posted on 20 February 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • That Dirty “D” Word: Documentation

    That Dirty Word: Documentation

    We hate paperwork. The US we all have to go in to check in, Canada we call in via phone, The Bahamas we all have to go in to check in (new from last year), the... Read more

    Posted on 17 February 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Luperon, Dominican Republic

    Luperon, Dominican Republic

    We’ve heard a lot of things about Luperon. The people are amazing, such a great yachting community, great produce in town, dirty waters that will make your... Read more

    Posted on 16 February 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • a Jewel in the DR


    Samana, Dominican Republic Samana has made us both happy and sad at the same time. The area is full of lush rainforest and naturally growing palm trees... Read more

    Posted on 08 February 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Meeting Amazing People

    Meeting Amazing People

    A couple of days ago we got a message from a couple to come look them up if we were in Fajardo Puerto Rico. What the heck it wasn’t far out of our way and it... Read more

    Posted on 08 February 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Culebra – Puerto Rico

    Culebra Puerto Rico

    We sailed from Christmas Cove (USVI) to Culebra the day before yesterday. It was a great sail, well most of the way, I got a little green, more about that here. Read more

    Posted on 05 February 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • See You Later BVI


    Yesterday marked the first day in our great journey north. We’ve been in the BVI / USVI area for 3 months now and we’re ready to move on. Read more

    Posted on 04 February 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Sage Mountain National Park

    Sage Mountain National Park

    It’s ranked #10 of top ten things to do in the BVI’s.It’s literally at the top of Tortola at 1,716 feet. Full of mahogany trees, elephant ears and today….... Read more

    Posted on 03 February 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Crew Wanted: Northwest Passage

    Crew Wanted: Northwest Passage

    Crew needed for the Northwest Passage ATTEMPT, yes that’s the Arctic. We have 2 positions available on our luxurious sailing vessel, gourmet meals will be... Read more

    Posted on 28 January 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL
  • Happy Straya Day

    Happy Straya

    Yesterday was Australia Day, well if you want to be technical the day before yesterday if you taking into consideration time zones. Read more

    Posted on 27 January 2015 FAMILY, TRAVEL