Cross-country Road Trip (Part II)

Part II of our cross-country roat trip. Continuing through California. Then on to Arizona, New Mexica, Texas, the Gulf Coast and returning to Florida.


Time once again to haul out at Robbie’s on Stock Island. For over a decade our routine has been to store the boat and return to Needham for nine months of work. Now that we’re retired and won’t be returning to Needham, it’s time to get down to work on a long-awaited major restoration. It’s… Continue reading Haul-out

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The Refit

We’ve enjoyed four months of sailing and lounging around at anchor. Now it’s time to get down to work. A deciding factor when we bought the boat in 2015 was the quality of the original build. We knew that the hulls and crossbeams were built very well. All of the main structural components of the… Continue reading The Refit

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Sailing to Boca Grande Key

Boca Grande Key

Perfect winds, beautiful weather, dolphins. Florida Keys sailing at its best. Enjoy this video of our most recent trip.

First Sail of the Season

It was just a quick day-sail, but we were happy to get the sails up. As we sailed out the harbor, we got a good view of the sailboat races. We dropped a lunch hook (anchored for a short time) and Zoomed with the family.

Boatyard Life and Launch Day

It’s just a quick stay in the boatyard this time. We’ll be back in a few months to begin a year-long major refit of Windhorse II. Until then, we’re looking forward to a few months on the water.