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How I became a Liveaboard... Part 1

Everyone has a story filled with twists and turns and ends up exactly where they are now. Right now I am sitting in my sailboat at my salon table typing as the dawn is starting to break, my cat is sitting beside me, and the love of my life is sleeping 5 feet away snuggled with our sweet dog. 1,183 more words


What did you do for New Year?

Most people spend the evening of New Year’s Day nursing king-sized hangovers caused by the previous evening’s excesses.

I spent mine hanging off the back of a boat with my arm immersed in the Indian Ocean. 33 more words

Carpe Novo

The Harmattan

The Harmattan is dust laden air blown from the Sahara to Cape Verde by the strong winter Northeast Trade Winds. Sailing in the Harmattan feels otherworldly. 252 more words


Video: Sailing the East Atlantic Islands

Over the past few months we have been sailing Islands in the Azores, Madeira, Canaries, and Cape Verde. In the Azores we experienced variable summer winds, and from Madeira southward were the Northeast Tradewinds. 18 more words

Dawn Treader

20% off 13th - 17th Jan Sawasdee Fasai Similan Islands Liveaboard Diving

Sawasdee Fasai has a 20% discount on one if its 4Day / 4Night Liveaboard dive trips. The trip starts on the 13th Jan and ends on the 17th and visits the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock with a total of 14 dives. 22 more words


A little note of thanks

New Year’s Day dinner is my favorite holiday meal. We made it happen aboard Dawn Treader, with peas, rice, spicy greens and crunchy scallions to top it all off. 221 more words


Goodbye December, Hello 2017

Every winter is different, and it pays not to take anything for granted. “Be prepared” should always be the motto of the sailor and the liveaboard. 702 more words