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"Her name is Vashti, and all the fellows are mad about her."

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August 10, 2019

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August 10, 2019

I have tried, many times, to write a post here about Tesla. 

Today is the first anniversary of her death, and it still feels strange that she isn’t here with us. 

One thing life has taught me about death is the importance of celebrating the life lived rather than mournin...

September 22, 2018

This week, we’re revealing the history of our sailboat, the classic and legendary 1958 Bounty II sloop, Vashti, of Detroit, Michigan. The first fiberglass hull manufactured over 40 feet, she was built by the Aeromarine Plastics Company in Sausalito, California. A regul...

September 16, 2018

 It breaks our heart to post this. The story isn't over, we promise.

September 13, 2018

😳 🔨 Who forgot to post this??? 

Without further delay, episode 1! Winter is running out of tricks and we are getting ready to put Vashti back in the water after 3.5 years on the hard! How many surprises can can possibly crop up after that long? The answer is... all of...

June 13, 2018

Last Monday morning, we woke up hoping for a calmer night so we could sleep better. 

No such luck. 

As soon as we got back to the DYC after work that evening, the wind off the dock blew us backwards. It was a warm, sunny day, and the small craft advisory was scheduled to...

January 30, 2018

Tami and Dave head across the Ambassador Bridge from Detroit to Lasalle, Ontario to take some pictures of a sail boat for sale.

January 24, 2018

You'd think anchoring must be a difficult and scary activity from all the problems you see people having while watching your favorite sailing channels. Here's a crash course in the concepts you should know so you'll understand what's going on!

January 24, 2018

We’re going to learn. Everything. And this is our story. Cue the montage.

January 24, 2018

We bought a blue water sail boat, and are getting ready to take our lives offshore! Subscribe to this blog, and to our YouTube channel, and don't miss a thing!

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