Latest news

  • Sailboat Racing For Beginners – 10 Top Tips

    My 10 tips on sailboat racing for beginners follow some stories I have about our limited racing experiences. By default, we are sailboat cruisers – the exact opposite of racers. But even with our limited experiences, we have had major experiences. Discover how we, as absolute novices, managed to gain Click here for full post: […] More

  • 10 Reasons To Spend Hurricane Season In Grenada

    Are you trying to determine where to spend hurricane season while sailing the Caribbean? There are several spots to choose from but our favorite is Grenada. Watch this video to hear our 10 reasons why Grenada is a top spot. And read below for more information. 1. Grenada rarely Click here for full post: […] More

  • Homeschooling On A Boat – The Truth

    Deciding to homeschool your child or children on land is a massive decision. Not only are you choosing to be responsible for the educational success of a child it’s YOUR child. And then homeschooling on a boat further increases the challenge.  Concerns over your abilities may arise in addition to fears Click here for full post: […] More

  • Boat Life Problems – That Are NOT Boat Related

    There are three major areas within the context of boat life problems that are not boat related. They included issues with people aboard, difficulties with people back home and money problems. In this article and video, we outline the various problems and offer solutions or tips to help make your Click here for full post: […] 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

  • 8 Reasons To Sail To A French Caribbean Island

    All the Caribbean islands are awesome and have unique reasons to pay them a visit. The French islands, however, have some absolutely incredible attributes. Islands like Martinique, Guadeloupe (the Windward’s two largest islands), St Martin and St Barts are must-visit destinations. But why? During our first Caribbean season in 2015/2016, Click here for full post: […] More

  • Thru-Hull Fittings Seacock Replacement

    In this sailing how-to video, Simon covers a thru-hull fittings seacock replacement. Simon also explains what they are, how they work, how they break and provides a demonstration on how to replace one. Carry on reading below the video to find a checklist that covers the steps shown in the video. Click here for full post: […] More

  • How to grow old happy?

    In case Simon dies, I have a plan. Over the past couple weeks my husband, Simon, and I have been back in England trying to get his father sorted out. Using the term ‘sorted out’ doesn’t accurately convey the weight of the situation. People are not there to be ‘sorted Click here for full post: […] More

  • CopperCoat

    We’ve had a long history of trying to get our CopperCoat antifoul to work. After paying an initial fee of well over $10,000 to get our boat sanded back to the gel coat and an application of the copper-based paint we discovered months later that the application did not work. Click here for full post: […] More

  • 7 CopperCoat Tips For A Successful Application

    Below you’ll find seven CopperCoat tips to help better ensure your CopperCoat Antifoul application is a success rather than a disaster. These tips are based on using the services of a boatyard rather than applying the product yourself. Almost all DIY applications are “first-timers” and they usually go well because Click here for full post: […] More

  • 20 Boat Organization Ideas

    Whether you’ve been tasked to organize the space on your brand new boat or you’ve inherited someone else’s storage system these boat organization ideas will save you time, allow you to find the things you need when you need them AND reduce the likelihood of bad situations. The first step Click here for full post: […] More

  • Caribbean Sailing Adventure

    How’s this sound – a great week of sailing, some heavy weather (45 mph winds), fast speeds (hit over 9.5 knots) in addition to seeing some incredible sights – white beaches, friendly turtles, dark orange sunsets, speedy pelicans and deep blue waters. Oh yeah…let’s throw in some water in the Click here for full post: […] More

Load More
Congratulations. You've reached the end of the internet.