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  • Living Without The Electronic Leash

    Thanksgiving night we sat around a dinner table with about 14 fellow cruisers in Bahia de los Muertos enjoying conversation while awaiting our meal.  I had enjoyed slowing down and really getting to know some of the cruisers we had traveled with during the Baja Ha-Ha.  Although I was still More

  • Quincy’s Corner: Giant Breed Dog On A Boat

    We’re not experts on much, specifically about larger dogs on boats, but having lived on a sailboat (both on the dock and now out cruising) with a giant breed dog (Great Dane) for over two years now…we’re qualified to comment at least.  Our Great Dane (Quincy) seemed to take to More

  • Catamaran Overhaul- A Photo Perspective

    I’ve never been on board a Chris White designed Catamaran of any kind; so when I was given the chance to get onboard a large one while she was getting a complete overhaul, I jumped at the chance.  This large and impressive beast had already circumnavigated and it’s owner decided to More

  • A Word About Homeschooling

     A Word About Homeschooling by the HelmsMistress There was an endless list of considerations as we prepared to cut the docklines and leave.  Of these, the one thing I had all figured out was how to homeschool my kids while underway on a sailboat outside of the country….Bhaaaaahhhaaahaaaa!  Not More

  • Missing Work

    In July I left a career I truly loved and took the opportunity to cruise full time on our sailboat with my family.  I didn’t know what the future would hold, but I knew I was drawn to this opportunity.  About a month after leaving,  I had a good friend More

  • Projects and Purchases Right Before We Left-

    Today I’ll discuss some of the generalities of how much money and effort it took to finally untie the docklines and roll out of San Diego, down the coast of Baja and into our first three months of cruising.  I closely watched our finances before we left…cause we were pretty low on More

  • Quincy’s Corner: Tough Days In The Anchorage

    Every single Sunday our Great Dane (Quincy) writes a Sunday column to dispense her wisdom as a dog who lives on a cruising sailboat.  Quincy the Boat Dog lives on a sailboat currently in the Puerto Vallarta Mexico and she regards that boat as hers…like it’s her home and she More

  • Sailing Down Baja: A Thousand Miles Of Savings?

    Today I’ll discuss some of the generalities of how much money and effort it took to finally untie the docklines and roll out of San Diego, down the coast of Baja and into our first three months of cruising.  I closely watched our finances before we left…cause we were pretty low on More

  • Getting Out Of the Slip

    After a week sucking fiberglass in the boatyard and doing smaller boat projects….we headed back to the slip to recharge batteries and fill up fresh water tanks.  More than anything we wanted out of the slip for awhile….so we took off over the weekend to head out to the La More

  • LF2SF Makes Top 25 List From “The Adventure Junkies”

    LF2SF has been named one of the Top 25 Sailing Blogs of 2019 by the adventure and travel Site…The Adventure Junkies.  The site does have impressive hiking, travel and adventure content as well as great high resolution color photos I love.  What an honor to be on the same list More

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