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  • SBP Podcast and Crystal Wreck Dive

    The SBP Pocast Melissa and I were recent guests on the SBP Podcast, which is considered, “The Voice of Mobile Film” and focuses on using smartphones as a medium to make films and documentaries.   I met the host, Susy Botello at the International Mobil Film Festival which she founded and Click here for full post: […] More

  • Vehicle Accident Statistics in the U.S. and Worldwide

    Almost every person alive owns a car, has driven a car, or has been a passenger in a car. Cars, RV’s, Trucks, Semi’s, and other vehicles on the road have been an enhancement to our current way of life.  However, with great progress comes risks. The car accident statistics below Click here for full post: […] 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

  • New Kids on the Dock

    “Marissa I swear to god if you don’t let me down” before Chris could finish that sentence, I released the line that held him dangling above me just enough to drop him one foot. “You will what?” I asked with the main and safety line held tightly in my hand, as I threatened another amusement-park-like-drop. […] More

  • Fear and Loathing of California

    “We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold” – Hunter S. Thompson We were about to Barstow when the coffee kicked in. It was 10:00 am on Friday the 13th, and in true Neely fashion we were a few hours behind schedule purely because our […] More

  • Practical Gifts for Salty Sailors and Minimalists

    As we quickly approach gift-giving season Chris and I are often asked by loved ones what is on our “wish list”. Living on a boat, I’m sure you can imagine our wish list is not necessarily the most extravagant as space aboard comes at a premium. Some of the best gifts we have ever received […] More

  • For the best

    It has been exactly one week since we made the hard decision to step off the big motor yacht and find another way to get back to Polar Seal. Thank you all who sent us emails, tips, and offers for help. It is hard to express how grateful for all the support we have received […] More

  • Best RV Boondocking Spot in Utah

    Best RV Boondocking Spot in Utah Amazing RV Boondocking Spot We searched all over the internet and finally found what we believe to be the best boondocking (dry camping) spot in Utah.  Nestled among the amazing painted desert, our RV boondocking spot had the best view we have ever slept Click here for full post: […] More

  • Waterfall Hikes

    Kanarra Falls Hiking to Kanarra Falls https://youtu.be/17TR2vMP8yg The video above will give you the entire trip, however if you want to read about the adventure, continue on…   Plan and reserve early Well, we went to these amazing falls in October, which is usually after the main summer rush of Click here for full post: […] More

  • Charlie the Stoweaway

    “Isn’t it great?” Chris asked while looking at me with sparkles in his eyes, hoping I shared the same enthusiasm for the object he extended towards me for my approval. “It’s… great…” my fake enthusiasm was less than believable, making Chris replace his smile with a questioning glare. Trying to repair the damage my words had […] More

  • Spring Creek Canyon Hike

    Spring Creek Canyon Hike Boondocking with Our RV In San Diego, We woke up at 2 Am and our RV was already packed and ready to go.  We loaded, “Pepe, the Prius” on to our tow dolly and departed at 3 Am.  Driving at night through Southern California really makes Click here for full post: […] More

  • 2020: Level 9

    If you are no stranger to this blog, you probably have noticed things don’t always seem to go our way. Despite the bright outlook sailing at the beginning of this month brought, it was only in line with the traditional chaos of 2020 that we would be forced to roll the dice and progress to […] More

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