Update: In 2009 I said Mal and I have a five year cruising plan....its now 2014...we should be leaving this year!!!! Anyway, we're not...but we have made some small moves towards it. We now have a Ross 780 trailer sailer that we race, so we are learning the ropes!! We now need to find a keel boat as we have set a date to really make a move...21/05/18...we have much to do!!!!
Plenty by plane none by yacht yet!!
Sail the world for a few years after the kids are off our hands...youngest is 15....so 5 years should do it...ha ha. I know...they're never really out of your hair!!
Update - youngest is now almost 20 and we havent left yet....
Hey its Erika
Yeah my parents rock! I am very proud of them:)
Mom, Dad, and I are total ocean lovers, while my brother is an space geek (he is V.P. of the Houston Astronomy club), and my sister is a mountains/wilderness nut (she canoes, hikes, camps etc). So we are a colorfully bunch :)
My parents sailed around the world on a 37ft Tartan, (Mom wrote a book about it called The Oceans are Waiting By Sharon Ragle).
America is a great place to find a cruising boat, I would think that Oz has a lot too, why not shop in your area? are they more expensive?
Nice to meet you,
I just got your message. If you're planning to visit east of Toronto then you're not far from where we are.. We're about 4 hours east of Toronto.
Keep in touch and let me know when you're in our area.
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