Come sail away with Captain Chris and Sparky as they pursue a simpler life of fun in the sun, paddleboard adventures, and snorkeling and diving around paradise.

Another Gemini Rudder Repair

Another Gemini Rudder Repair

When we ran aground in that storm last year, the starboard rudder got buried in the mud, and landed on top of a rock. This caused the pivot arm to break. Unlike the last time, when I beached the boat, and the pivot points broke out, the entire arm broke off. This is how I… Read More

SUPSOX SUP Bag Review

SUPSOX SUP Bag Review

Constantly leaving your board exposed to the elements, especially UV, isn’t the greatest thing for it. You also run a greater risk of scratching and dinging your board, by not having it stored in a bag. The SurfStow SUPSOX is a great alternative to a traditional style paddleboard bag. The SUPSOX is made of a… Read More

Exploring the Florida Keys

Exploring the Florida Keys

The hyperbaric chamber at Mariners Hospital in Tavernier is the only one in the Keys. It’s covered with an underwater mural painted by local artist Stacie Krupa. The beach behind Lorelei. The Turtle is anchored just on the other side of those mangroves. I saw this huge seaplane on one of my jetski tours. According… Read More

2016 Miami Boat Show

2016 Miami Boat Show

I went to the Miami Boat Show last weekend. Originally I planned on going to the show 2 days, but the show seemed a lot smaller than it has been in previous years, so I was able to see everything except the power boat docks in just one day. Here’s a short preview of some… Read More