Weve always been adventurous from the day we met. We’ve travelled the world and lived all over the US. Now is the time to pursue our dream of sailing and visiting far off lands. We raised our children to embrace adventure and change. When we told them we were sailing away (before they get married and have children) they said ”Go hippies go!” So with the blessings of our children, the adventure in our souls... were off!
29 years later sailing the Great Lakes.
She’s a 2012 Jeanneau 509. 3 cabins 2 heads, 50’, 16’ beam, 6’ foot draft. She runs close reach with a hull speed of 12.2 knots. She’s a beauty.
Elyse named her from the movie Chocolat with Johnny Depp where the gypsies would follow the clever North Wind to towns yet to be visited and friends in need yet to be discovered....we have lots to discover.
ARC Europe sailing dates
Portsmouth to Bermuda
Bermuda to Horta
Depart Horta for day sail to Terceira
Depart Terceira for overnight sail to Ponta Delgada
Day sail to Vila do Porto, Santa Maria
Santa Maria to Lagos
Marina de Lagos, Portugal