I AM THE KING OF THE WORLD!!!

It’s 2:30 in the morning and I’m on the tail end of my midnight to 3:00 AM shift. Michelle will be coming up soon to take her turn at the helm, but in the meantime, I sit in the “Chair of the All Powerful”, aka the helmsman’s seat, monitoring our progress and feeling in control […]


Let the Summer Cruise Begin!!

We’re headed north again this summer. Our ultimate goal is to cruise North West Newfoundland and Labrador. Michelle, you see, wants to get a picture of Roam with an iceberg in the background and what Michelle wants.. Actually, we’re both really excited to stretch a bit this year and visit a really remote cruising ground. […]


Shark!! (And A Dang Good Grouper, Too)

This is really a story about my friend Mark Cole and his willingness to put himself between a shark and me while spear fishing in the Ragged Islands. I’ll let Mark, in his own words, tell the story, but first a bit of background. I’m new to Spear Fishing. Oh sure, I’ve carried around a […]


Dog fun in the Ragged Islands

Having dogs aboard gives us an excuse to make multiple trips per day to the sugar white beaches in the Raggeds. Well, some of the beaches aren’t pristine, but the dogs love them just the same. Tugboat and Sailor send their love to their friends back in the states…


The Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

We’ve never been to the Ragged Islands before, so we really can’t offer a Before/After comparison, but walking through Duncan Town, the only settlement in the Ragged Islands, your heart aches for those that lived and raised their families here. Before Irma there were around 200 people living in the Ragged Islands, almost all of […]


Living Large in the Exumas

The weather this year has caused some travel challenges, but we made it to the Exumas last week. Life is Good! We spent a few days in the Exuma Land & Sea Park and then headed down to Big Majors (Staniel Cay) where we’ve been anchored along with our friends Ted and Jenny (Nordhavn 47, […]