Searching for a Cheeseburger in Paradise

Vanessa and Ed’s musings of selling it all and pursuing a life on the ocean.

Follow our Route Here!


The only way to get a good crew is to marry one.

Eric Hiscock

Panama Bound

Whew! Long time, no write! Ed and I have been burning the candle at both ends. Since last I wrote, we wrapped our second round of major boat work and dashed south from the Chesapeake Bay to Florida for round three of major boat work. We ended up making our jump to Florida in basically…

Happy First Anniversary Serenity!

Today marks a major milestone for Ed and me: it’s been one year since we officially became owners of our live-aboard sailboat.  When we jumped into this adventure, we committed to cruising for at least one year before making any decisions on whether to continue on or sell the boat and return to land life. …

We are back in the USA!

And reflections on our first trip. We finished our time in the Abacos just a couple of weeks ago. Ed and I island-hopped our way up the Abaco cays for about a week after we left Hope Town, and then it was time for us to leave. We got treated to some very calm weather…