Time To Say “Farewell and Following Seas” To Tulum-5

We were able to finally finish the engine re-install after nearly 5 months of work. Here’s the story of some careful logistics, patient and giving folks around us and the difficult time when you have to say goodbye to the home that has cuddled your children in challenging times and romped with baby whales on […]

Online Cruising Resources We Use All The Time

If you’re a cruiser or aspiring cruiser, you’ll appreciate a reference list of sites that are easily accessed and give you the info you need quickly, often about weather or local customs.

Best Website Views Ever, Thanks Noonsite.com

LiveFree2SailFast.com and Tulum are the featured cruisers in this months newsletter and the editor had very generously linked back to our site, allowing all of their readers to check out our website….Thank you Sue!

Central America and the Caribbean North to South (West to East) by Sailboat:  Fast or Slow, What’s Your Speed?

“Fast or Slow” cruising means this to me: Fast means traveling past Mexico through Central America to get through the Panama Canal by April or May.  Then it means a pretty quick turnaround to get our butts through the western Caribbean and around to a hurricane safe port in Florida or Georgia by the end of June (hurricane season starts in June and runs through early November).  The Slow cruising that we’re talking about is slowing waaaay down and going through Central America more slowly, needing to stay in Panama until November, as both Costa Rica and Panama are out of the hurricane belt.

South At Our Own Pace

If this post doesn’t have the same timber or voice as a HelmsMistress post…it’s because I’m writing on her day in order to get a short post out before I lose internet again.

Taking Tulum Off The Market

This week, after having Tulum on the market for four months, we made the decision to keep our beloved sailboat and continue our nomadic lifestyle….south.