Galley Wench Tales

Exploring the world through the people we meet
and the food they eat.

Cruising Transitions: Pandemonium to Peace

Pandemonium.  Part of the process ofstuffing a household’s worth of goodsfor 2 years into a 150 square footliving space.What does it take to transition back to cruising after five months of land-lubbing (aka “dirt dwelling”)?  More than you’d expect, we...

Tornados & Mast Monkeys: Cruiser Prep “Adventures” Continue

Julian points out some sailre-rigging strategies atGreen Cove Springs.With naked sails and our boom lashed to the deck, on Saturday Wayne motored away from Green Cove Springs work yard under leaden skies, a chill brisk wind in his face.  While he arrived safely...