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It’s November, and Scott and I are in Alameda, CA at the Marina Village Yacht Harbor. We’ve been here for almost a week, awaiting sail repairs, a re-packing of our life raft, and the arrival of our new dingy. We sold most of our stuff on Craigslist and eBay, moved everything we wanted to keep […]

Medical Care on a Boat

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Ever since we made the decision to quit our jobs and set sail, I’ve been worrying thinking about what we could do to stay safe on our extended journey. We have Jacklines to keep us on the boat, PFDs (personal flotation devices) to wear should we find ourselves unexpectedly out of the boat, a life raft if all […]

Let it go, let it gooooo.

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Selling most of what we have is a process. There’s sorting through all of our items, figuring out which ones are worth selling and which ones are worth donating. Then, it’s which site makes more sense: eBay (which is good for clothes, shoes, decor, small appliances, and collectables) or Craigslist (which is good for furniture, […]

I’m really not the adventurous type

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“I’m really not the adventurous type. I think I’m intellectually adventurous. I’m adventurous in my musical taste, in my artistic taste. I’m not a physically adventurous person. I’m not a risk taker when it comes to the outside world. I’m not the kind of person who loves parties, or mountain climbing, or hiking or “let’s […]