Long Time, No See (Life gets in the way, but I’m still sailing)

Yeah, I know it’s been a long time. I uploaded my last video two years ago, which was filmed almost three years ago. Life has gotten in the way. It’s been mostly good, though. Where am I now? Working full-time, I haven’t had the time or energy to create videos. I have hundreds of hours … Continue reading Long Time, No See (Life gets in the way, but I’m still sailing)

At Long Last! v1.8 Exhausted and Injured in the British Virgin Islands – and Over the Moon for Tropical Sailing! (Finally Uploaded!)

Last year after Christmas, I traveled to the British Virgin Islands to work as a first mate and chef on a private catamaran charter. I can hardly believe it has already been almost a year! How time flies! This adventure was an experiment to find out if I'd enjoy this type of work as a … Continue reading At Long Last! v1.8 Exhausted and Injured in the British Virgin Islands – and Over the Moon for Tropical Sailing! (Finally Uploaded!)

New Video! v1.7 Beginning Life on Wheels and Water – Urban Stealth Camping and Sailboat Living

A long chapter of my life comes to an end and an exciting new chapter begins -- life on wheels and water! I move out of my apartment and onto a sailboat, and due to liveaboard limitations at the marina, I also begin urban stealth camping 4 nights a week in my Honda Element Ember. … Continue reading New Video! v1.7 Beginning Life on Wheels and Water – Urban Stealth Camping and Sailboat Living

New Video! v1.6 Beautiful San Francisco Bay Sailing – Perfect Training Grounds for a New Skipper!

My dream of making sailing my way of life is coming true! Between August 1 and December 4, I logged 18 sails on the San Francisco Bay -- sailing with new friends, shipping traffic, eerie fog, becalmed waters, crazy winds, and breathtakingly beautiful sunsets. Widely varied conditions make the San Francisco Bay the perfect place for … Continue reading New Video! v1.6 Beautiful San Francisco Bay Sailing – Perfect Training Grounds for a New Skipper!

New Videos! First Time Stealth Camping, Highway 1

Back in mid-July, I drove Ember south on Highway 1 to create my first overnight stealth camping experience. I managed to pare hours of footage down to two videos totalling 15 and 13 minutes each. These videos were released a week apart, and I just uploaded the second one this morning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_78fsZbOXkc https://youtu.be/1cerQV4xGVo So much has … Continue reading New Videos! First Time Stealth Camping, Highway 1

More Huge Changes and the Transition to Minimalism

I have a verbal agreement to lease/option a Catalina 38' sailboat, and although papers have yet to be drafted and signed, I expect this to happen very soon. The lease/option is an almost miraculous opportunity that fell into my lap and will help me greatly towards achieving my short-term goals. Before I cut the dock lines … Continue reading More Huge Changes and the Transition to Minimalism