Spring Commissioning

Spring Commissioning

It is that time of the year again for us to start dreaming of our sailboat, an Islander 28, harnessing the winds as we sail into the sunset. First we need to get our boat back in the water though. Spring commissioning is always a very busy time of the year for us....
What I Did on Summer Vacation

What I Did on Summer Vacation

Oh, I so want to try this come summer! I’m afraid the “old Trouble and Strife” isn’t convinced this is a great idea though… YET! She is so conservative. What happened to the “Oh yeah, I so want to go skydiving” gal I married? Mark my words, I will dress up in my best...
Sailing to Pepin

Sailing to Pepin

Last summer we took a trip to Pepin, WI aboard our Islander 28, Aurion. We had a great sail for the last 3 miles or so when the wind piped up a bit. When sailing to Pepin from Lake City, if the wind is blowing from the southeast, you can sail almost direct there and...
World Tour Video

World Tour Video

Excerpt from World Tour Stories. We are currently busy preparing the boat and soon setting sail for another continent so right now is not an option. We have some half done video recordings ready but haven’t agreed on which direction to go as yet and as we aim for...