Tag: Sail Cruising

Year 6 of Cruising!

As the Mahi crew makes plans to rejoin our boat in Guatemala, it is hard to believe Joe, Ethan, and I are now into our sixth year of cruising!  Time has certainly flew by since moving aboard in 2015. Where is SV Mahi?  Mahi is in the Rio Dulce area of Guatemala, specifically at Tijax…

Transition to Cruising

For so many years, the thought of cruising was a far away dream, something that would happen one day.  Even while we were boat hunting, it still felt like it would happen way down the road.  It was not yet real.  Then, all of a sudden, the dream becomes real and time runs short.  We…

Steps to Cruising

Once we made the decision to buy a sailboat  and sail off into the sunset, we needed to take small, baby steps to realize the dream.  For Joe and I, we started off by reading lots of sailing travel essays, adventure sailing books, subscribing to magazines like Practical Sailor, Blue Water Sailing, Cruising World, Sail,…