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  • Gold Memories in Fools Anchorage

    “Deep breaths and eyes on the horizon,” I said to my aunt Alana who was slowly sinking into the cockpit seat, mummifying herself in the Mexican blanket she buried herself in. My uncle John was at the helm beside Chris, both adorned in heavy jackets bracing the crisp wind and water that occasionally splashed up […] More

  • Sailing into the New Year

    I’m sure I don’t have to be the first to tell anyone that 2020 was an absolute dumpster fire of a year. Like… a Taco Bell at midnight, on the wrong side of town dumpster fire. Hot and smelly, full of various things to fuel the fire. Although it was definitely a trying year, Chris […] More

  • TRYING NOT TO GET MY HOPES UP & A Boat Full of Distractions

    We get a phone call that leaves us with uneasy feelings of hope.   Luckily, we have a boat full of distractions…or should I say a family full of distractions!  See The Full Story At: TRYING NOT TO GET MY HOPES UP & A Boat Full of Distractions Click here for full post: https://www.gonewiththewynns.com/boat-full-of-distractions Twitter: @the_wynns […] More

  • Up In Flames

    And So It Begins “We haven’t eaten anything since lunch yesterday” a shocking truth that had gone unnoticed for hours until Chris and I were sitting side by side in his truck, northbound. Stress, fear, and the unknown all mixed together are very filling especially when your stomach is already in knots. For 9 hours we […] More

  • Big Boat, Big Family, Big Adventures! (Sailing Fiji)

    What’s it like living on a big 58-foot catamaran with a family of 7 sailing around Fiji? It’s like herding cats…but a lot more fun. See The Full Story At: Big Boat, Big Family, Big Adventures! (Sailing Fiji) Click here for full post: https://www.gonewiththewynns.com/boat-family-adventures-sailing-fiji Twitter: @the_wynns YouTube: gonewiththewynns Instagram: the_wynns More

  • Fire in the Mountains

    Can we tap out yet? I mean seriously; this whole year has been a swift kick in the a$$ and I would gladly fast forward to New Year’s Eve where we can see this godforsaken year off if we could! A couple of blog posts ago I wrote about how my childhood home in Santa […] More

  • LIVING WITH A FAMILY OF 5 ON A SAILBOAT

    We’re still stuck in Fiji waiting on borders to open so we can get back to our floating home. Until then, we’re boat hopping and seeing what life is like with a family of 5.   See The Full Story At: LIVING WITH A FAMILY OF 5 ON A SAILBOAT Click here for full post: https://www.gonewiththewynns.com/family-of-5-sailboat […] More

  • Fire Threats in California

    The image of my childhood home consumed by flames haunts my conscious thoughts. I think about walking the hallways where I took my first steps, my feet crunching on the embers that replace our belongings, leaving nothing but… Click here for full post: https://www.svavocet.com/2020/08/21/fire-threats-in-california/ Instagram: @svavocet More

  • A New Chapter for Sea Castle

    The San Francisco Bay is well-known in the sailing community for its sporty conditions and salty atmosphere which helps mold successful and skillful sailors. Chris grew up sailing in the Bay aboard his family’s boat, Sea Castle, a 1979 Mason 43. This beautiful high displacement cruiser has been in the family for 30 years, being […] More

  • Van Life With My Mom

    […] See The Full Story At: Van Life With My Mom Click here for full post: https://www.gonewiththewynns.com/van-life-mom Twitter: @the_wynns YouTube: gonewiththewynns Instagram: the_wynns More

  • SPECIAL EPISODE: YOUTUBE discrimination of families with KIDS!

    PLEASE SPREAD THIS BEFORE WE GET EVEN MORE RESTRICTED ON YOUTUBE! *** WE ARE BEING SILENCED AND CENSORED ON YOUTUBE! *** Prev 1 of 1 Next SPECIAL EPISODE: YOUTUBE discrimination of families with KIDS! PLEASE SPREAD THIS BEFORE WE GET EVEN MORE RESTRICTED ON YOUTUBE! *** WE ARE BEING SILENCED AND CENSORED ON YOUTUBE! *** […] More

  • October 15, Visiting Family and Boat Work

    wingssail images-fredrick roswold Saquoia, Josh, and Ashley wingssail images-judy jensen Sewing a big sail It’s been a busy couple of months since we got back from our cruise this year. Time flys. People ask, “What have you been up to? Are you OK? We haven’t seen a blog entry!” OK, More

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