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Stories from Sea

Wish us Luck as We Sail Across the Atlantic!

Wish us Luck as We Sail Across the Atlantic!

So an American, an Italian, two British people and a Polish guy walk in to a bar… No, this isn’t one of those cultural stereotyping jokes that I repeated as a kid; this is actually what happens every time our crew goes out to eat together.  We have picked up two new...

Adventures on St Maarten Island

Adventures on St Maarten Island

We are still in St Maarten getting loads of stuff done. Aside from working, I have been lucky enough to get some time off to explore the island.  My first adventure was to Phillipsburg, “the big city” on the island, known for its great shopping. As a St. John girl who...

St Thomas to St Maarten: Live Your Life

St Thomas to St Maarten: Live Your Life

We made it to St Maarten with no problem.  There was hardly any wind and the seas were slight so it made for an easy crossing under motor. When I was a baby, my mom would take us boating so she could sunbathe while we napped (anyone who knows Lisa, knows that's not...

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Women Making Waves

Here’s where I highlight stories of other women who are doing incredible things both on and off the water. These ladies are my inspiration, my heroes, and little beacons for all of us who have decided to forge our own paths!

From Zero Experience to Badass Captain in 5 Years

From Zero Experience to Badass Captain in 5 Years

By popular demand, here is the second installment of my interview series: Women Making Waves - or as I affectionally like to call it: "Badass Female Captain Interviews". Thank you so much for the overwhelming response after the very first interview with Captain Katie....