America’s Other West Coast

Who knew America has two West Coasts? Well now we do, after discovering Florida’s hundreds of miles of beautiful coastline facing west onto the Gulf of Mexico.

Sometimes called The Sunset Coast, most of it is much less crowded than the… CONTINUE READING >>

Who knew America has two West Coasts? Well now we do, after discovering Florida’s hundreds of miles of beautiful coastline facing west onto the Gulf of Mexico.

Sometimes called The Sunset Coast, most of it is much less crowded than the… CONTINUE READING >>

Fear Conquering & Scuba Diving

Learning to scuba dive has been a long dormant dream of mine. I’m a water person, a good swimmer and love to snorkel. Scuba seemed the next logical step.

So I crammed my not-so-perky butt into a wet suit, strapped 16 pounds of weight around my waist (apparently I’m very buoyant) and jumped in. And immediately FREAKED OUT…
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Learning to scuba dive has been a long dormant dream of mine. I’m a water person, a good swimmer and love to snorkel. Scuba seemed the next logical step.

So I crammed my not-so-perky butt into a wet suit, strapped 16 pounds of weight around my waist (apparently I’m very buoyant) and jumped in. And immediately FREAKED OUT…
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Florida Manatees: Where to Spot the Gentle Giants

With March fast approaching, time is running out to see the manatees this year. These gentle giants are most certainly worth a visit. So if you can, head on down to Florida’s west coast for the best viewing possibilities… CONTINUE READING >> 

With March fast approaching, time is running out to see the manatees this year. These gentle giants are most certainly worth a visit. So if you can, head on down to Florida’s west coast for the best viewing possibilities… CONTINUE READING >> 

Deck the Halls, or in Our Case, Deck the Decks

Over the weekend we decided to decorate the boat.
What do you think?
Did we miss the mark?
Is it fun and festive?
Does it look like a Charlie Brown tree?
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Over the weekend we decided to decorate the boat.
What do you think?
Did we miss the mark?
Is it fun and festive?
Does it look like a Charlie Brown tree?
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Living on a Boat #boatlife

It’s been a while since we actually felt like we lived anywhere.I realize that sounds like a strange statement, but it’s true. From the time we left St. Croix a dozen years ago until just this past year we have been essentially nomads. But now we bought a boat, moved on to it and made it our new home…
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It’s been a while since we actually felt like we lived anywhere.I realize that sounds like a strange statement, but it’s true. From the time we left St. Croix a dozen years ago until just this past year we have been essentially nomads. But now we bought a boat, moved on to it and made it our new home…
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Venturing through Ventura on California’s Gold Coast

As the virus continues wreaking havoc on travel almost everywhere, biking close to home seems to be one of the best alternatives. With that in mind we revisit this story from a few years ago about pedaling around our hometown.
Southern California is extremely bike friendly, but some places are friendlier than others….

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As the virus continues wreaking havoc on travel almost everywhere, biking close to home seems to be one of the best alternatives. With that in mind we revisit this story from a few years ago about pedaling around our hometown.
Southern California is extremely bike friendly, but some places are friendlier than others….

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Sitting on the Dock of the Bay


We are convinced that there are two kinds of people in the world, those that love boats, and everybody else. We learned which side of that equation we resided on a long time ago, over thirty years back as a matter of fact.
That was when we bought our first vessel, The Busted Flush. She was a forty foot steel hulled monster that drank fuel like a sailor drinks rum and… CONTINUE READING >> 


We are convinced that there are two kinds of people in the world, those that love boats, and everybody else. We learned which side of that equation we resided on a long time ago, over thirty years back as a matter of fact.
That was when we bought our first vessel, The Busted Flush. She was a forty foot steel hulled monster that drank fuel like a sailor drinks rum and… CONTINUE READING >> 

How Italian 2020 VAT Changes Impact Superyachts

If you’re organising a big chartering adventure to Italy during the springtime of 2020, you may not yet be aware of some big changes the Italian government is planning to implement. To get up to speed, make sure to read on to learn all of the important information… CONTINUE READING >> 

If you’re organising a big chartering adventure to Italy during the springtime of 2020, you may not yet be aware of some big changes the Italian government is planning to implement. To get up to speed, make sure to read on to learn all of the important information… CONTINUE READING >>