I Could Use a Buick!

Posted by yatesyachts on Friday, June 5, 2015 at 11:39 pm

Chapter Three: I Could Use a Buick! We are underway at last. Bill and I are no strangers to the US and British Virgin Islands, having bare-boated here multiple times with good friends. We returned to our favorite beaches and anchorages including Leinster Bay on St. John, Little Harbour on Peter Island, tiny Marina Cay and […]

Bottom’s Up!

Posted by yatesyachts on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Chapter Two: Bottom’s Up! After 3 days of nail-biting, we gathered the courage to move our floating home. The thought of screwing up had me terrified. What if we sink? We’ll be homeless. Or worse, we’ll be dead and homeless. We nosed FOUR POINTS out into Pillsbury Sound. We were on our way from St. […]

Changes In Altitudes

Posted by yatesyachts on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 6:09 pm

Chapter One: If I Had a Boat “You lived on a sailboat for 10 years in the Caribbean?” Yes. What was supposed to be a 2-year “sea-battical” turned into 10 years of exploring and expletives, happiness and hurricanes, joy and tears, new friends, and many hilarious and harrowing adventures. Bill and I were married in […]