Welcome to GnT Sailing!

A Boomer and a GenXer meet, fall in love, relocate to San Diego, and set a goal to sail into a simpler life.

S1: Episode 10 | Converting Our Boat to Lithium

The conversion to lithium was our first bit refit project. See it in action here on YouTube and see our project budget below. Some people may find it kind of funny that we hired a boat mechanic to redo our electrical system given the fact that Tim is an electrical engineer. But, we did this…

S1: Episode 9 | Shakedown Sail Lessons Learned

Good thing we’re lifelong learners! The sailing gods had a few things to teach us on our first shakedown sail to and from Catalina Island. And, we say a sweet goodbye to our fur-baby, Ocho. Check out episode 9 over on the GnT Sailing YouTube channel. Please like and subscribe!

The Challenge of Competing Priorities

There is a real tension between the priorities we’re juggling to wind down our land lives and getting ready to head to sea. Some days it’s hard to know what to focus on and the list is long: Major boat repairs (e.g., getting the water maker working, new bottom paint and thru hulls) Major boat…