Hooked on Sailing

It’s been a long slog, but Genevieve is finally back to fighting form: re-rigged, re-fitted, shiny as new, and ready to sail.  And what better way to test her mettle than to take her on a non-stop 1500-mile Atlantic romp from Fort Lauderdale to the British Virgin Islands? So, on December 31, 2018,  after months … More Hooked on Sailing

Fingers Tapping…

Genevieve is still laying on her side, and will be for a few more weeks yet.  The Nanny Cay boat yard is working on righting all the felled boats and have made great progress.  Unfortunately there are a couple of really big yachts hemming us in, and in order to lift these, the yard needs … More Fingers Tapping…

Now We Know, Kinda

We finally have some news.  We saw this picture this morning of the Nanny Cay storage area.  Most boat are toppled and it looks bad, but Genevieve is identifiable.  She is on her ear, leaning over about 30 degrees and it looks like the mast is still up.  We won’t know the extent of damage … More Now We Know, Kinda

Poor Virgin Islands!

  Genevieve took a direct hit from hurricane Irma and we have not received any direct confirmation of how she did or even if she is still a boat rather than a pile of twisted stainless and fiberglass.  Tortola was slammed and most people lost their homes, and some lost loved ones, so our First World … More Poor Virgin Islands!

Irma is Coming!

We left Genevieve sleeping on land in Nanny Cay, British Virgin Islands. We have been enjoying our Summer at West Gilgo, but poor Genevieve is about to be slammed by Category 5 Hurricane Irma. We left her fully prepped to survive a blow, but a Cat 5 is an outrageously powerful storm that will flatten … More Irma is Coming!