Author: Paul & Anna Marie

If You Can Make it There….

We hadn’t yet met John, the gentleman who would be our crew for the next 10-14 days and waited anxiously in St. Martin. We were fairly busy preparing for the passage, setting up the satellite phone, our weather routing service, provisioning & cooking. It all went fairly quickly. We finally met John, got along smashingly well (first night is a… Read more →

The Name

Upon returning from Trinidad after evaluating the boat in July, and agreeing on price and terms with the former owners, Anna Marie and I started to get serious about selecting a name. We had engaged in numerous discussions about the name in the past, but they were oftentimes not completely serious as we thought we had time. I believe the… Read more →

The Dream

For me, the dream started when I was very young. My Dad bought the family boat when I was about 8 – a 1970 Winner 19 foot runabout. After he passed two years later, Mom (Rita) took over the captaining duties, but my older sister, Joanne, and I took over maintenance. Because trailering the boat was a hassle, my Mom… Read more →