We sail to experience the wonderment over the horizon.

Author Kim Stephens

Chapter 112: Guadeloupe and Beryl!

We left English Harbor, Antigua on Thursday to head to country #13, Guadeloupe! We had a great sail- wind on the beam and cruising along averaging around 8 knots! We arrived around 1pm as it started to rain. We could… Continue Reading →

Chapter 109: Monserrat and the Volcano

We spent Father’s Day weekend on Nevis. While we did get to see the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton, the anchorage was rolly and loud – never a good combination for getting sleep. We did get to visit Sunshine’s Beach Bar… Continue Reading →

Chapter 104: Hurry up and go!

We continued our time in the BVI’s this week exploring a few new anchorages. After a great time exploring the The Baths at Virgin Gorda we headed back over to Tortola to visit Marina Cay and Scrub Island.  We are… Continue Reading →

Chapter 103: Sun and Snorkeling!

We have spent the last several days learning more about why the BVI’s are such a popular place to charter.  We have visited some fantastic spots for sure!  We stayed in Cane Bay Garden on Tortola for two days.  It… Continue Reading →

Chapter 101: The BVI’s with many friends…

On Friday, we left St. John, USVI to jump across to the British Virgin Islands.  The trip from Coral Bay to Tortola was a short one,  less than 2 hours. We needed to clear in with customs and immigration so… Continue Reading →

Chapter 98: Anxiety is genetic…

We successfully reached St. Thomas yesterday!! Hooray!  This feels like a huge accomplishment and somehow feels so appropriate to be in the place where we celebrated the start of our marriage on our honeymoon 31 years ago. We have now… Continue Reading →

Chapter 96: Three Whole Days Off the Boat?!? What?!?!

We left Cabo Real to head to Ponce on Monday, 4/22.  It was a pretty easy trip and we arrived by early afternoon.  There is one marina there, Ponce Yacht and Fishing Club, that we were hoping to stay at… Continue Reading →

Chapter 92: Welcome to Country #3!

We left Big Sand Cay on Saturday, 4/6 to journey to Samana in the Dominican Republic.  We knew we needed about a 32 hour weather window to make the trip. For every trip, it is a balance of wind and… Continue Reading →

Chapter 90: “Island Time”, Weather and Easter, Can We Do This?!?

We left Mayaguana in the Bahamas at sunset on Thursday in order to reach the Turks and Caicos ahead of the expected weather front on Friday afternoon. We had already cleared out of the Bahamas in Georgetown so we could… Continue Reading →

Chapter 87: Beauty and Sadness in the Exuma Land and Sea Park

We have had a pleasant trip so far along the Exumas.  We started in Warderick Wells and were very excited to visit the famed Exuma Land and Sea Park. We started the day with Bob cooking a great breakfast and… Continue Reading →

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