Author Archives: Oh, the Places We've Been!

About Oh, the Places We've Been!

In 2008 I married Jack, the love of my life and the only man that could ever keep up with me. Instead of the nice little French Colonial with a white picket fence, we opted to make our home on the 46-foot catamaran "Let it Be". Since living on a sailboat we've had two kids and sailed thousands of miles along the coast of Central America, the United States, the Bahamas and currently Baja California. Our family of four is always ready for the next adventure and we’re never quite sure where it will take us next. Oh, the places we still have yet to go!

Ensenada, Baja California: Summer of projects

There’s a cliche saying among sailors that “cruising is doing boat work in exotic places”, um … yep.  We often remember a location by the specific projects we did there.  We’ve had a busy and fun few months in Ensenada … Continue reading

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Such is Why

Captain Jack here… Back in 2010, Nicole and I set sail from La Ceiba, Honduras headed for Panama.  We had been working on the Kitty Hawk since we got back to Honduras after our honeymoon with the idea of someday … Continue reading

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Let it Be … And it Was!

The dust is starting to settle and we can finally move around the boat freely without having to step over crates and boxes.  It’s been a busy month moving onto “Let it Be”, unpacking the POD and working hard on … Continue reading

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New Year, New Boat, New Ocean

It’s happened!  We’ve sold Kitty Hawk and found the boat of our dreams, all in the same month.  It was a busy couple months getting Kitty Hawk back to the dock we stay on in Melbourne, getting her ready for … Continue reading

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The Duck Debacle

Captain Jack here… Some might say that there is nothing like the wee hours of the morning, moments when the day begins to dawn in a setting where nature envelops us like a cocoon and the changing light with its … Continue reading

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Newport. New York. New Jersey. New Boat?

Our few weeks in Newport RI came to a close and I found myself a bit sad. Newport is a delightful little city with great places to walk, great biking, decent beaches, a superb thrift store and a lobster pound … Continue reading

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Guess where we are?

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Captain Jack here… There is a magical moment when you put to sea on a sailboat. It is the moment when you have cleared the harbor and the reefs or the rocks, the sails are set for the next hundred … Continue reading

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Goodbye Fireworks, Hello Jazz

We had a wonderful 6 weeks in Washington DC, it’s one of my favorite cities.  There is so much to do and it’s easy to get around without a car. We saw Tia Megan nearly every day and Jack and … Continue reading

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Washington DC!

We made quite the departure from Edisto Island and of course that makes for a more interesting blog entry.  It was decided by Jack that I would drive the boat while he untied our lines.  We were tied up in … Continue reading

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