Avalon + Two Harbors – A Cerulean & Tranquilo Weekend

We decided to meet up with our dockmates Mike and Linda from Tranquilo (Motor Yacht) and spend a weekend on Catalina together! After Mike and Erika found a suitable weekend – we planned the first day on Avalon (so we could hit up Steve’s Steakhouse of course) and enjoy the comforts of the small Town,Continue reading “Avalon + Two Harbors – A Cerulean & Tranquilo Weekend”

Things to Love About MDR

One of the pleasant surprises of owning a boat and having her docked in a local marina is the ongoing path of discovery of your new ‘hood. Marina Del Rey (or MDR) is not too far from where we live, but spending so much time on Cerulean with multiple projects and endless trips down to theContinue reading “Things to Love About MDR”

Having a slip in Marina Del Rey

I just wanted to take a moment and tell everyone how much we LOVE having our boat docked in Marina Del Rey (MDR). Cerulean has been there for the past 3 months and its been a fabulous experience. We had no idea how great all the happy hours and restaurants choices would be. Also, forContinue reading “Having a slip in Marina Del Rey”

Why I’m choosing a better life offshore vs. Rat Race

I’ve had this post in draft for a while – honestly, it’s a ton of emotions and feelings that I’ve had for over a decade (ever since I went offshore in 2001 and sailed from Hawaii to Tahiti). As some of you know, I’ve been working 12+ hours a day 6-7 days a week sinceContinue reading “Why I’m choosing a better life offshore vs. Rat Race”

How did you get into Sailing?

I’m often asked this question – but honestly, it wasn’t by deliberate action. As a student at USC in Southern California, I had the opportunity to take a “Sailing 101” course as a elective. Already being a Pilot, I figured the navigation would be redudant and worst case – got a free trip to Catalina.Continue reading “How did you get into Sailing?”