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Video: The First 30 days of 2017

Earlier this week we dropped Selah off at a marina in St. Thomas for a short stint while we popped home for a few days. It had been almost exactly a month since we had hopped on board and Selah was happy to top off the batteries with shore power, top off the water...
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The Blink of an Eye

The cursor has been patiently blinking at me for over 30 minutes while I try and remember how to blog. There is certainly no perfect first sentence when it has been over 6 months since I have been here writing. In typical Allison fashion, I will just type whatever... read more

Best Places to host Guests Aboard

One of the unexpected joys in our cruising journey has been the ability to share our unusual lifestyle with others. Some visits were planned months in advance, some were a complete surprise, and some were the perfect blend of unexpected and minimal planning. Whatever... read more

Life in Rio–the first two weeks.

After spending 6 months traveling via sailboat from one island to another, many uninhabited, it stands to reason that in Rio, a city 6 million strong, I’d experience a little culture shock. I landed nearly 2 weeks ago not sure what to expect. If my Facebook feed... read more

The Bitter End

One year ago today we woke up on Selah for the first time as full time cruisers. 365 days of working, living, sailing and enjoying this incredible lifestyle. With a few pitstops along the way we have managed to sail this boat by ourselves from Orange Beach, AL to the... read more

Sharing is Caring: Visitors Enjoy Boat Life

The only logical thing to do when you are living the awesome boat life is to invite others to join you. Before we cruised we had heard from anyone and everyone that coordinating visitors is easy and awesome if you follow one simple rule: Visitors can pick the... read more

I Found Your Next Vacation Destination

As we continued our way north (or is it east?) up the British Virgin Island chain we pulled into our favorite anchorage to-date, bar-none, absolutely for sure. Saba Rock and Bitter End Yacht Club just might be heaven on earth. Yeah, I told you so. It is perfection.... read more

It’s Bath Time!

In true Cordle fashion we had absolutely zero plans set for our anniversary. I was actually more stressed out by people asking us what our “big” anniversary plans were than actually making any plans. We tossed around all kinds of ideas and went so far as... read more