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New York New York!

Posted by on October 15, 2019 in Adventures | 0 comments

New York New York!

I’m not sure any urban mecca could be at the top of my sailing list, but taking Gémeaux down the East River certainly was a thrill and an absolute spectacular way to enter New York City.

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Millions and Billions of Lobster Pots

Posted by on October 1, 2019 in Adventures | 0 comments

Millions and Billions of Lobster Pots

Daylight emerges ever so quietly in a heavy bank of fog. After hours of uninterrupted seas during our overnight passage from Cape Cod, lobster pots make their debut. Suddenly, a loud CLUNK! against the hull draws us all to attention.

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Hey Gémeaux–Where Did You Go?

Posted by on August 1, 2019 in Adventures | 2 comments

Hey Gémeaux–Where Did You Go?

New Year…near year’s resolutions—I’ll write more! I actually do write an entry every day in our log book but all the sailing talk would bore you. You know I love to write and really I want to keep you up-to-date on all our adventures. Did you also know I get sea sick?

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Rally Reflections

Posted by on July 16, 2019 in Adventures | 6 comments

Rally Reflections

Eight months ago I sat amidst charts and maps learning how to spell Huaritcheru. I still had little experience sailing and zero experience with the geography of the Western Caribbean.

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From Dot’s Diary…

Posted by on June 15, 2019 in Adventures | 0 comments

From Dot’s Diary…

Hidden deep in a pile of half-finished stories was this fun account from our sweet Dot. May it bring you a smile:)

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Stolen Hearts

Posted by on May 15, 2019 in Adventures | 0 comments

Stolen Hearts

None of us was prepared to have our hearts stolen. Our goal was to drop off donations for a local charity in Colombia. My goal was to capture images of the children and their mothers.

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Mountain Sailing

Posted by on March 13, 2019 in Adventures | 4 comments

Mountain Sailing

The first thing I noticed about Colombia were the mountains–peaks reaching straight up from the ocean beyond the clouds. How I’ve missed the mountains.

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Aruba: Island Civilization

Posted by on February 26, 2019 in Adventures | 4 comments

Aruba: Island Civilization

“OH SHIT!” Allen exclaimed just as I was just starting to doze off beside him at the helm. I immediately snapped up and dittoed “OH SHIT!” The entire spinnaker sail was rapidly settling into the sea.

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Celebrities in Curaçao

Posted by on December 10, 2018 in Adventures | 1 comment

Celebrities in Curaçao

We dress in our formal Gémeaux shirts since nobody onboard has the requisite roman numerals in their name to don a blue blazer. Our parade of boats enters in formation.

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Who Paints the Lighthouse?

Posted by on December 3, 2018 in Adventures | 2 comments

Who Paints the Lighthouse?

Always anxious to explore a remote corner of our natural world, our first stop is a tiny, flat desert island with a white sand beach, five huts, and a lighthouse.

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Rally Time!

Posted by on November 25, 2018 in Adventures | 6 comments

Rally Time!

5:45am presents a beautiful orange daybreak in Curaçao. It is our last. Today is the day we have been waiting for…the official start of the Suzie Too Rally.

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Meet Allen

Posted by on November 17, 2018 in Adventures, Allen's Fo'c'sle | 2 comments

Meet Allen

So Allen wants his own blog. If you’re one of our readers who wants to prevent a failing emergency hatch or curious about what a fo’c’sle is, welcome!

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Underwater Paradise: Bonaire

Posted by on November 14, 2018 in Adventures | 2 comments

Underwater Paradise: Bonaire

I was born in Yellowstone National Park. I love nature and the outdoors and all the critters on the planet. Except ticks. Yuck.

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We’re Back! Passage to Bonaire

Posted by on November 11, 2018 in Adventures | 5 comments

We’re Back! Passage to Bonaire

I have a love/hate relationship with passages. I love being away from civilization, surrounded by a blank canvas of sea that rekindles my soul. I hate the lack of sleep.

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