So You Want To Buy a Sailboat?

  For those of you who have never had the pleasure to shop for a sailboat, we thought we’d fill you in on a bit of the process we’ve been going through for the last six months.  While it consists, admittedly, of much oohing and aahing, and ogling beautiful boats,...

Such a Tease….

   Sooo…..we know we started the ‘Boat of the Week’ feature just last week with the thought that we would write dozens of posts about the latest and greatest boats we were interested in. Well, it all just happened so fast!  Like all great lust...
It’s Not the Size of the Boat…

It’s Not the Size of the Boat…

It’s the Amount of Money the Previous Owner Poured Into Her!     Our boat search has taken some interesting twists and turns in the course of the year and we’d like to think that we’ve come out on the other end only a bit older but a lot wiser for it. We’ve read...
Movin’ On Up

Movin’ On Up

This last week has brought some pretty major changes to the Thompson/Gaut household…No, grandma, we’re not pregnant yet; sorry. We have, however, shifted the arrow on the progress bar! We’re officially finished with the house prep (well, it’s never really...
Baja Bound: Isn’t There a Drug War Down There?

Baja Bound: Isn’t There a Drug War Down There?

It would be an understatement to say that our family, friends and even complete strangers are worried about our safety in Mexico. We had similar concerns when beginning this process, so we began researching and listening to folks that have lived and cruised in Mexico...