Book Review: Sea Wife | Amity Gaige

Sea Wife by Amity Gaige is a sailing story, but more than that, it’s the story of a marriage and the collision with mid-life. Michael and Juliet are in the thick of it–careers, suburban living, parenting two young kids, and…

Power of a goal and the pull of the horizon

Tim and I have been captivated following different cruisers around the world making choices about where to go and navigating, often more figuratively than literally, the world’s bureaucracies while facing down a global pandemic. There’s Ryan and Sophie Sailing, who…

YouTube Episode: Preppers | S1:06

This week it’s finally time to head to Catalina Island! We provision, fill up on water, and hit (not literally) the fuel dock. But the Southern California weather gods were not smiling upon us. Some major fog rolled in and…

Which way will the wind blow?

Based on the current forecast, Tim and I are planning to shove off from Harbor Island in San Diego for Catalina Harbor on Catalina Island at 1800 (ahem, 6:00pm) on Saturday. It’s about 95 nautical miles (NM) if you can…

What’s in the bag?

Check out the video where Gretchen explains how we chose what to include in our ditch bag. Here’s a list of what made it in: First aid First aid kit with wound care, breakable ice packs, pain killers, antacids, alcohol…

Decisions, decisions

Help us out… which logo should we use for GnT Sailing? Anchor or Sail? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

YouTube Episode | Rigging the spinnaker

Check out our latest adventure on our YouTube channel, GnT Sailing — figuring out how the heck to rig our asymmetrical spinnaker. It really helps people find our content if you hit the like button and subscribe to the channel….


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