Sailing Life

What we do while we live aboard our sailboat

A New Tack in 2017

They say that a cruiser’s plans are written at sand at low tide, but we’re dockside now, and not technically cruisers anymore (hey, we’re between trips!) so our plans tend to have a little...

A Fourth of July Sail in the Hudson

Well guys, we did it. We finally took our boat for a sail! If you follow us on Facebook, you may remember that we did attempt to take her out a few weeks back,...

On Getting Sea Sick

As "crossing season" is fully upon us, I've been getting a few questions about sea sickness. Honestly, one of the first questions people ask me when they find out about our sailing adventure is,...

Boat Hatch Bug Screens

Mosquitos can be a big problem on a boat. Noseeums are even worse. These biting insects can take a picture perfect night and quickly turn it into your own personal hell. On Chance we...

We got a new mattress!

Once Chancelot made her way to NYC, one of the first things we did was get a new mattress. Partially because the idea of sleeping on someone else's bed grosses me out, and partly because...