Category Archives: News

Map Showing Route To Raggeds Last Week

Below is a map showing where we went last week down to the Ragged Isles for some sailing, snorkeling and fishing. Google’s maps show pretty nice views of the islands and waters along the route. You can see where we … Continue reading

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Mid-winter Visit to Bahamas with Guests

As planned, we escaped some cold weather in Raleigh, and Karen and I flew down to Tahina early January. We had moved Tahina to the Bahamas for the winter back in November, with the intent to visit a few times … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays 2015

Happy Holidays to all our cruising/sailing friends all over the world! Although we aren’t on our boat this year (Tahina is currently waiting patiently for us in the warm waters of the Bahamas), we are thinking of all the many … Continue reading

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Tahina Getting Ready For Warm Winter

It’s been a while since the last update here on the blog. There really hasn’t been much to report on the sailing side since we haven’t been sailing. Our focus has been trying to settle into land-lubbing mode again. The … Continue reading

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Tahina Gets to Sail on Holiday

We had Labor Day weekend, the “end of summmer” holiday in the US. This was the last big weekend for beach goers and traffic should drop greatly in the coming weeks. A friend of our daughters is getting married soon, … Continue reading

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Apartment Move-in

Time flies as we continue to transition to living more on land. Karen went to Houston to visit one of her sisters for a couple of weeks. I spent part of the time she was gone doing some little projects … Continue reading

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Tahina Expedition Selected as Top 20 Sailing Blog

Our blog has been selected by the UK’s Boats and Outboards news site as one of their top 20 Sailing Blogs in the world. They wrote a nice little summary about our blog and chose a nice photo of Karen … Continue reading

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Family Reunited and Health Insurance Craziness

This weekend our daughter Ren arrived from San Francisco for a weekend attending a bridal shower. This gave us an opportunity finally to have us together with both our daughters. The first time we were all together since November 2013. … Continue reading

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Land Lubber Progress

We have been preparing ourselves mentally for our transition back to land. So, we aren’t exactly kicking and screaming as we start this process. However, that’s not to say our start has been barrels of fun. We spent almost two … Continue reading

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4th of July in the USA

We finally get to celebrate 4th of July in the USA again after six years! But, we kept it on a nautical theme by celebrating at the marina in Carolina Beach where Tahina is staying. During the day we had … Continue reading

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