WATER YOU DRINKING?

Filmed May 25, 2020 ; 9:29 AM17°49’S, 149°85’W – Opunohu Bay, Moorea Trying something a little different on The Seanic Route today. Check out this video where Captain Dave shares how we make freshwater out of sea water on Amazing Grace! -Kristen PankratzFirst mate, Amazing Grace TLDW: Our magic blue pox makes freshwater out ofContinue reading “WATER YOU DRINKING?”

SAILORS OF THE LOST ARC

May 29, 2020 ; 7:03 AM16°06’S, 145°62’W – Fakarava We’re incredibly blessed to be in community with our (lost) ARC rally and other sailors we met at marinas and anchorages along the way. We are banded together to support each other in passage and anchorage planning, staying connected, and keeping ourselves sane. Thanks to aContinue reading “SAILORS OF THE LOST ARC”

UNDER THE SEA

2/27/2020, 11:42 PM0°44’55.3″S ; 90°18’41.2″W – Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos We are beyond overdue for a snorkeling appreciation post. Since the start of our journey, we’ve seen the most amazing things under water, but I’ve neglected to post because I was too lazy to get the underwater pictures off the camera…Now that I have,Continue reading “UNDER THE SEA”

PRACTICALLY PERFECT IN EVERY WAY

2/12/2020, 9:47 AM8°37’21.3″N ; 79°02’10.2″W- La Contadora Beach, Las Perlas Our practically perfect time in Las Perlas started the morning of our sail out of Panama City (La Playita Marina). There was very little wind on our way out of the bay, which ended up being a blessing in disguise. Little wind means little wavesContinue reading “PRACTICALLY PERFECT IN EVERY WAY”

MY NEW FAVORITE PLACE: EXTENDED EDITION

1/28/2020, 3:24 PM9°35’08.8″N ; 78°52’54.5″W What’s great about the San Blas islands is that there so many that are slightly different but equally breathtaking to explore. We could absolutely fill 2 weeks and enjoy every moment of it, and I absolutely hope to return one day with more time. The last few days have beenContinue reading “MY NEW FAVORITE PLACE: EXTENDED EDITION”

CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE

1/26/2020, 10:20 PM9°5838N ; -78°6766W I FOUND MY NEW FAVORITE PLACE. Yes, our passage to the San Blas was boring and slow (little to no wind, strong counter current, we had to motor-sail). Yes, it took a day longer than we originally thought it would. Yes, my birthday was mostly spent getting ready to leaveContinue reading “CHEESEBURGER IN PARADISE”

SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST COFFEE

1/21/2020, 11:08 AM11.2410° N; 74.2161° W The last few days in Colombia have been busy in all the best ways. We explored the town, learned the history, met the locals, hiked, and ate, ate, ate. Our first tour in Santa Marta was without a doubt the worst tour I’ve ever been on in my entireContinue reading “SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST COFFEE”