My partner Jas, and I started out in a minivan for two years before moving onto our boat, so I would highly recommend the road life as a great way to start. A lot of the skills and attitudes required for these lifestyles are similar, yet the van requires much less commitment, maintenance and overall […]
Throughout our 6 years together, Jas and I have tried many different Escape Routes. We have tried camping, hiking, canoeing, backpacking, biking, homesteading, couch surfing, van dwelling and sailing. From our experience, we have found van dwelling and sailing to be the most sustainable for us. After hiking and backpacking we grew exhausted after a […]
Whether you are doing the great loop or just travelling up and down the East Coast, you should be aware of the following dangers. This short list covers the route from Lake Ontario to the Bahamas, passing through NYC, down the East Coast and Florida. This list only mentions the navigational threats, however, please research […]
Kokomo is a 29 ft Sloop from 1973. She has been a long time in the making, a dream of 10 years of owning a sailboat has become a reality. She is not too big or too small, she is just right. We purchased her in June 2017, fixed her up and sailed her down the East Coast to the Bahamas, with only a couple months of sailing under our belts. We aarghh salty sailors now!