Gypsy Blues on the hard for a while for the first time in 8 years
Cheryl & René
Sailing The World

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Our magical dolphin experience was the perfect note on which to wrap up our Pacific odyssey. Shortly after it we put the boat on the hard, flew to Oahu where we spent two days touring around and doing marina and boat yard facilities research then off to Toronto. Once in Canada we loaded up on long missed hugs from family and friends which was so

The sinner dolphins
Cheryl & René
Sailing The World

Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii Spinner Dolphins

We choose Kealakekua Bay to meet our fellow voyagers because it had a road coming down to a small town where we could pick them up in the dinghy, which turned out to be a trick in itself with the swell. Timing and agility were everything! With our guests safely aboard we caught up a little on each other’s adventures then decided to get off the pitching, roll

One of the wavy days at anchor
Cheryl & René
Sailing The World

West coast Hawaii

During our few weeks in Hawaii we were forced to anchor out in local bays due to prohibitive prices and lack of space in the marinas. No problem! We always anchor out anyway! So we did some research, bought some cruising and tourist guides and went exploring along the west coast of the BIG Island of Hawaii. To start with, touching coral with any part

Saying Goodbye to friends and Bora Bora
Cheryl & René
Sailing The World

A Blissful 20 Day Passage

Most people can't imagine sailing out of sight of land let alone sailing through the night. Just try to imagine a 20 day passage; that's all day and all night, non-stop, no anchoring or stopping in marinas for the night, no land and sight of only one other boat (briefly), for 20 whole days or 480 hours. If the conditions are right,

Moorea
Cheryl & René
Sailing The World

Society Islands Tour

Our good friends Roy & Maggie, formerly of the sailing vessel DRUM flew all the way from Toronto to Tahiti to spend a little over 3 weeks touring the Society Islands of French Polynesia with us. We all had a great time. With great company, friendly, welcoming local people, spectacular scenery, perfect climate, great