Ahhhh, the delight of gently and quickly gliding across the ocean with sails full and the wind and waves at … Continue reading Champagne Sailing – How We Harness the “Ahhhh” of Downwind Sailing
Ticket to Ride is a truly comfortable sailboat, so it sort of sounds ridiculous to even mention something I miss … Continue reading Luxury or Lunacy? Or Good, Clean Fun?
From our floating home to whatever home you occupy, here on Ticket to Ride we send wishes for a very … Continue reading 2022 Is In The Rearview Mirror As We Offer A Warm Welcome To 2023
The Marquesas Islands are some of the most remote islands in the world. The nearest continental land mass is Mexico … Continue reading May/June 2022: Exploring The Marquesas Islands of Ua Po and Tahuata.
Five years ago we began the process of building Ticket to Ride. Frank and I had enough experience from our … Continue reading The Wynns, the boat, the years; what have we learned?
Many of my sailing friends are excellent researchers. They read about their upcoming destinations and are forearmed with a knowledge … Continue reading Landing in the Marquesas; First Impressions of French Polynesia
After sailing 25,000+ nautical miles on Ticket to Ride, plus the 20,000+ miles sailed on Let It Be, one might … Continue reading French Poly Toolbox – Skills We Are Adding to Our Cruising Quiver
NOTE: Per my agreement with Amelia, our ceremony began with a prayer to thank God for our safety and blessings. … Continue reading 3 (Pollywogs) + 1 (Initiation) = 4 Shellbacks
**This is a REALLY long post! If you are only interested the sailing bits, please read the 4th paragraph, then … Continue reading Pacific Crossing – Mexico to The Marquesas!
No, we’re not talking about blondes; we are talking about that small vessel that most cruisers carry on their boat … Continue reading Let’s Talk Dinghies ~ Tender Thoughts!