Welcome to GnT Sailing!

A Boomer and a GenXer meet, fall in love, relocate to San Diego, buy a boat, and set a goal to cross the Pacific. Find out what happens next…

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…

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Prayers up for La Palma ♥️
Bird aversion and bird poop clean up continues. Went in for a second scrub using diluted bleach this time. Seems to have worked (mostly). And placed fishing line over the solar panels. The previous owner had done that and we never replaced when we put new solar on. We’re gaining on it… 🔹 #birdpoop #sailing #sail #sailinglife #scrublife
Refit chores… 1) measuring for new main sail and spinnaker from @precisionsails and 2) returning a defunct #iridiumgo as something not right with the battery. Big thanks to the folks from @predict_wind for making the return/exchange easy breezy lemon squeezy . 🔹 And, notice anything different? 😎 #vitaminsea #yacht #yachting #bluewatersailing #offshore #oceanlife #saltyvibes #offshoresailing #sailingadventure #gntsailing #boatlife #sailinglife #sailinginstagram #sailstagram #oceanlover #oceanlife #sailing #sail #offshoresailing #sailingcouple #catalina42
Remember that game ‘king of the raft’? These guys were playing that 👏for 👏hours today. 🤣 #sealion #sealions #sealionsofinstagram #sandiego #kingoftheraft
Huzzah for summer! We hope you are having a great weekend. 😎 #vitaminsea #yacht #yachting #bluewatersailing #offshore #oceanlife #saltyvibes #offshoresailing #sailingadventure #gntsailing #boatlife #sailinglife #sailinginstagram #sailstagram #oceanlover #oceanlife #sailing #sail #offshoresailing #sailingcouple #catalina42
It’s official! I can dive on Felicità and play with the fish in tropical locals. 🤿 🐟 🐠 #oceanenterprises #scubadiving #sailing #sailorgirl #sailher #womenwhosail
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