Monday, April 14, 2014


Saturday commenced the first of the summer season. The shrink wrap came down and we no longer feel like we are living in a cave with a plastic bag for a hat. Summer boat living connects you to the world; neighbors, weather, fishing and adventure. The winter, in comparison, feels isolating despite the fact your neighbor is only 20 feet away. The first of the season serves as a reminder of what needs to be done before we set sail south this August and a chance to reminisce about seasons past.

Dan and I hope this blog will serve as a diary of our time at sea and a medium to connect with friends and family. We have been saving and planning for a year and a half in hopes to be unemployed and sailing for up to 2 years. This will be Dan’s fourth season sailing and my third. Needless-to-say, we have a lot to learn. 

Memories from last year-

Aquapalooza every year off of Peddocks Island. Summer 2013

Clam bake on Calf Island

Cruising spinnaker 

Striper off of Plymouth


  1. Will be living vicariously through your adventures! Best wishes, Ruth

  2. Chip's Ahoy! Avoid large ships and eat salty chips bru. All you need is a beer and a beard and you will live forever.

  3. So exciting! Can't wait to read about and see photos of all of your adventures.

  4. It is more and more appealing to quit the rat race and join you every single day...

  5. Dan! Allyson! Looking great... what's the exact "mapped" out plan for you guys? Love to try to meet up or get down to Boston before you leave.

  6. "We have been saving for a year and a half hoping to not work for two years" .......... When I read this to my wife her grin was ear to ear....we have been there before you. So glad to see some younger kids getting "out there on their own".


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