Here’s how we prepared our boat for Hurricane Irma. At the time we made these preparations, hurricane Irma was forecast to make a direct hit in Charleston, South Carolina. Knowing that Britican’s survival would be better out of the marina and as inland (up a river) as possible, we moved her as far as we
Sailboat living consists of times where the seas are calm and times when they’re rough. And then there’s times spent at anchor or in a marina. (Note: you’ll find the Sailboat Living video at bottom of the page) The inside of the boat stays the same but the surroundings and external environment can change dramatically.
This is the final part in my seven part series of going from the US Virgin Islands to Wilmington, North Carolina. Below the list of previous videos and articles there’s a video showcasing our experiences getting a CopperCoat antifoul and servicing job – more about that written down below. If you’ve missed any of the
Before I get to the part about how we’re living on a boat in Charleston South Carolina, USA, let me first give you a bit of background on how we got there… My shoulders are tight. There’s a knot in my neck so my side-to-side head motion is painful. When surveying the rest of my
After checking weather reports, studying the tides and filling the boat with water and diesel, Simon, Sienna and I slipped lines saying good bye to Hyatt’s Peir 66 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Exiting the marina was far easier than entering it. We pulled out of our slip, made a tight right and then another tight