Category: Canada

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

I guess I should throw in “Happy Thanksgiving” as well since It has been a while since my last post.   The Vawters have left the water (not for good… don’t worry).  After we settled Banyan into her slip in the marina near Whangarei, New Zealand, we quickly packed up our duffel bags and headed …

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Boat Schooling Aboard Banyan

Okay, so I am not alone in feeling that homeschooling, was by far and away the hardest and possibly the worst part of cruising.  Recently, at a meet-up over July 4th on Bainbridge Island I did a little informal survey.  We got together with SV Agamere at their home.  SV Wild Rumpus was there in …

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Terra Firma

It has been almost three months since we have been in Canada.  After living here on hard ground we ask ourselves… how is it going?  It has been quite the transition.  And most transitions are not without adversity.  The most challenging thing, apart from outfitting a completely empty house, starting completely new jobs, girls starting mid-school …

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