Island of Broken Boats and Lost Dreams

The Island of Broken Boats, Irma’s Wrath, a close-up and personal look at broken hopes and dreams by LF2SF.

Back from the BVI!

I went to the BVI with 5 rough goals in mind, but came back with so much more!

LF2SF checks out the Caribbean

They’ve set me loose in the BVI with my new GoPro, camera and computer,,,,plus a license to sail!  With kids in tow following my wife where she wants to go,,,,,we can’t wait to check it all out and post highlights.   We love the BVI and the Caribbean in general, mostly for the warm and […]

BVI Destruction In Fine Focus

I dare you NOT to look at the destruction in the BVI in these pics. Check out this website to clearly see it for yourself and consider buying a shirt to donate to the reconstruction of the BVI.

A minute in paradise- “BVI is Back” Video

I couldn’t help but share this as I cracked a huge smile watching it.  I got this from my friends at  These guys run a charter broker business in Florida which essentially finds you the best charters anywhere you want to go and handles all the paperwork and hassles for you.  And,,,,you don’t pay […]

From WindTraveler- One Family’s Thoughts on Life after Irma

This family had most of their material possessions destroyed by Irma in the BVI’s along with their business, which was four charter catamarans that they ran a growing day charter business on.  My heart goes out to them because they were raising their children on the sailboat they used to live on (she sank during […]

Last of the RMS Rhone Series

Very likely, this should have been the first post in the series, but since I’m a bit unmoored in my writing style and I wanted you to truly get the feel for what it would have been like; to have been on that ill-fated ship, then dive her.  I’m ending the series by showing you […]

Travel in the 1860’s- Part 2

You’ve decided to go all in after a life of factory work,,,,and purchase a third class bunk the day they go on sale on board one of the famed flying mail carriers,,,,the same ship that Emperor Pedro the II had stepped aboard in 1865,,,,the Royal Mail Ship, Rhone. In October of 1867, she’s been to […]