Witch’s Rock and Ollie’s Point Overnight Surf Tours

Witch’s Rock and Ollie’s Point Overnight Surf Tours

I remember the first time I saw “Endless Summer II”. It was 1995, I was a 19 year-old, surfed-obsessed, college student, studying at Humbodlt State. The movie was playing in our commons hall and as I sat wedged between a group of drunk frat boys and a group of hippies

Sailing with Children

Sailing with Children

I can see his little head bobbing up and down at the bow of the boat. His golden hair and brown skin a sharp contrast with the pale blue of the sky and the deep slate of the ocean. His bare feet dangle over and for a rare hour, my

Mucha Muchacha

Mucha Muchacha

For women of all ages and levels! A fun day of surfing with other women, only! We are going to kindly ask our male counterparts to give us 2 hours of the line-up for some mucha muchacha surfing. Bring the family (even those with adam apples), if you need a

The World Cup and “La Sele”

The World Cup and “La Sele”

Costa Rica just lost in the quarter finals of the world cup. But, instead of being somber and defeated, the entire country continues to celebrate and be proud. Nobody would have ever thought that they would come this far, competing against the best teams in the world. It’s hard to

Boat Buying Adventure-The Voyage- BVI to Panama

Boat Buying Adventure-The Voyage- BVI to Panama

Over the course of the next month, Chris and Karen at BVI Yacht Sales coordinated inspections and paperwork. Trish, the Tasmanian Captain of Serendipity for the last 20 years, helped get repairs done. We continued to be incredibly impressed with the professionalism of the BVI Yacht Sales Crew. We were

Boat Buying Saga Part 4:March-April

Boat Buying Saga Part 4:March-April

If you have read to this point, you are probably shaking your head and thinking-’red flags, red flags, read the freaking flags!’. Yes, our blinders were knocked right off when the third owner of Aningha appeared and even though it was going to be a great deal, we had had

Boat Buying Saga Part 3: Feb-April- flamingo costa rica fishing charters

Boat Buying Saga Part 3: Feb-April- flamingo costa rica fishing charters

Chapter 3 Feb.-April We looked and looked for another boat and there was nothing for us in Costa Rica. We started to consider bringing a boat in, but with a 30% importation tax in Costa Rica, in addition to the cost to sail a boat here, we just didn’t have

The Boat Buying Saga Part 2: October-January

The Boat Buying Saga Part 2: October-January

Names have been changed to protect the innocent….meaning me. Blog 2 October-January After 5 months of trying to see the boat and negotiating a price, we now had a deal on “Anghinga”. The time was perfect, it was now October and the low season was on us. If we got

Boat Buying Saga Part1: June-September

Boat Buying Saga Part1: June-September

I have changed names, not to protect the people in this story, but to protect myself. I have a hard time shopping for clothes. I have many fashionista friends and once in awhile they will pitch the idea of keeping up with the style of the day, ditching the jean