navigating scarcity: provisioning lessons from Cuba

First world problems. It is a phrase I say all the time when reminding myself…


just browsing: boat shows without a budget

The day may come when my husband and I purchase a sailboat. That day may never…


Cuba Sailing

10 keys to success for charter sailing in Cuba

  Visiting Cuba had long been on our bucket list but planning travel to…


We anchored overnight in Guajimico. Don’t tell.

You are not supposed to sail to Guajimico Cuba. While it is a picturesque…


Sailing Cuba

Sailing Cuba: Unfinished Business

Cuba. I have never returned from a sailing trip with so much to say. The…


S Words: 2020 Sailing Resolutions

I remember the original airing of the 1996 Saturday Night Live sketch. The one…


SailSearch Q&A with Lea Maxwell

This week Escape Under Sail officially launched SailSearch, a free online…


sailing to and loving Sicily’s Isla Vulcano

At first glance, you might think “Isla Vulcano” is a pretty…


The what, where, and how of sailing the Aeolian Islands

Apparently, I didn’t know what I was signing up for when we booked our…


top 10 reasons you should sail in Sicily

This blog is probably unnecessary. As if you need to be convinced. Even…