Category Archives: Living on a boat

Fair Winds to Write on the Water

by Christine Kling I’ve had a good run here at writeonthewater.com but it seems the sun is now setting on this part of my life. Many of our faithful readers have noticed that this blog has been winding down. There … Continue reading

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Testing my patience

By Mike Jastrzebski Sometimes I just loose my patience. Sometimes it’s because I put something off, and it sneaks up and bites me in the ass. This usually means more either more work in the long run, or life becomes … Continue reading

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Departures and arrivals

by Christine Kling Say hello to the early arrival of the first tropical storm in the South Pacific this season. Just as the folks along the eastern Atlantic coast are sighing with relief that another hurricane season is coming to … Continue reading

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We miss it.

By Mike Jastrzebski St. Augustine is okay, but Mary and I both miss the clear blue waters of the Bahamas. So what are we going to do about it? Those of you who read this blog have probably noticed that … Continue reading

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Tales from the boatyard

by Christine Kling Wayne likes to tease me about how fiction writers don’t have a hope in hell of making stuff up that is anywhere near as weird, crazy, or ridiculous as the truth. You know, the stuff that falls … Continue reading

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When is “correct” the incorrect choice?

by Christine Kling We’ve been busy here in Fiji fixing things, but Wayne and I are at work on vastly different projects. He is working with the welder and crew to fix the keel cooler. We also have guys on … Continue reading

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Starting a new chapter

by Christine Kling One week ago today we were still in the Lami anchorage in Suva Bay, and we were getting tired of the gray, rainy days. We’d seen mornings with temps in the low sixties and the water was … Continue reading

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Hello big city!

by Christine Kling We are on a free mooring tucked away in a corner of the big bay in Viti Levu where the city of Suva can be found. Our little bay is on the opposite side from the big … Continue reading

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R.I.P Miss Belle (01/13/2004-06/14/2015)

By Mike Jastrzebski Our dog Belle died this morning. She has been our sailing companion and friend since she was 8 weeks old and Mary and I will miss her dearly. Share on Facebook

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Home again

by Christine Kling We made it back to Majuro after very long layovers in San Francisco and Hawaii. We left Ontario, California at noon on Sunday and arrived here around noon on Tuesday. Not fair! We lost a day by … Continue reading

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