Moving Ahead

Work is being completed and we’re looking forward to another season sailing in the Caribbean. So far this summer Oh! has had new rudder bearings and all sea cocks and through hulls replaced. Also, new bronze cones have been received to replace the worn cones on the folding propellers. A new mainsail is being crafted […]

Postcards from a Caribbean Winter – Part 1, The Lessor Antilles.

First Published in the BCA Currents Magazine Nov. 18, 2018 Published in Sail World Online Magazine Nov 18, 2018 For the past 3 winters we have been sailing Oh!, a 40’ Leopard catamaran throughout the eastern Caribbean. The cruising area we get to enjoy on each of these voyages has ranged from Grenada all the […]

September 2, 2018. It all starts with “Hi, we are…”

  Diane and Rod atop Mt. Scenery on Saba Island. First Published in BCA Currents magazine Oct. 2018. Also Published in Sailworld online magazine Nov. 2018. Over the past 3 winters cruising the Caribbean we have written many times about the cruising lifestyle and our cruising experiences in the letters and updates to friends and […]

New look

We are making some changes and adding more content to our website, but it will take some time – Oh!…and a few visits to the clouds for a change of scenery. I hope you will enjoy the additions and changes.

Solo Passage Notes, Nassau to Annapolis – Part 2

Sunday June 2nd By morning the winds were down to 5-8 kts and forecast to go to zero around noon. As the seas quickly flattened out it became a perfect day for the sport fishing boats to come out from North Carolina. Oh! passed several dozen boats that had come out to fish for the […]

Solo Passage Notes, Nassau to Annapolis – Part 1

Monday May 27th, 2019 We had been waiting for over a week for Ted’s Swedish crew mate Josefin to get a US Visa processed. It was 9 am and she had just received notice it had arrived. Within a few minutes Stet and Oh! weighed anchors, departed our beautiful bay and headed to Nassau as […]

The yacht yard

Of all the boat yards I have been in with Oh!, there is nowhere that compares to the Bert Jabin Yacht Yard that Oh! is now hauled out at for the summer. This place is incredibly clean, welcoming and so peaceful. The travel lift at the yard could just barely fit Oh!. At one point […]

Old Fort Bay, New Providence, Bahamas. May – 25th, 2019

If you need to spent some time in the Nassau area, old Fort Bay is tough to beat. The bay is shallow – only 1-3m in most places; has a number of fringing reefs and is sheltered from the prevailing easterly winds and swell. What makes it so magical is the fact that it is […]

May 23, 2019 West End of New Providence Island, Bahamas

I could hear them calling trying to get my attention, Ted and Josefin on Stet were excited! “They are back get your camera, Rod, Rod! Get your camera!” I knew instantly what they were referring to and scrambled to unplug the camera from its charging cable and grab my mask and fins. There was no […]