Proposed Schedule

When I first brought up my "dream" to sail around the world to Shelley, it was going to be for retirement without kids. Then we decided it would also be an awesome life experience for our kids, so it became a 10 year "idea". But then I actually crunched the numbers and submitted a detailed proposal including a schedule … Continue reading Proposed Schedule

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First Sailing Experiences

We caught the sailing bug while at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico in 2005. We had the opportunity to sail a little Hobie Cat one beautiful Caribbean afternoon. However, the only way we were allowed to sail was to join the regatta the resort hosts each week. We had never sailed before, but we thought … Continue reading First Sailing Experiences

Buying our First Boat, Sailing Home and Importing the Boat into Canada

We had been thinking of buying a boat for a while. After our first sailing experience together in Cancun, Mexico on the little Hobie Cat we were hooked. We got additional experience doing dinghy sailing lessons through the UBC Sailing Club and did the CYA Basic Cruising Course on a keelboat where we lived aboard … Continue reading Buying our First Boat, Sailing Home and Importing the Boat into Canada