“Go small, go simple, go now!”

” A tourist remains an outsider throughout his visit; but a sailor is part of the local scene from the moment he arrives.”

– Anne Davison

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air” 

~Ralph Waldo Emerson

THE WILDLINGS

Wildling moments, AKA (also called) time with the grandkids.  I decided to make this a blog story instead posting a bunch of pictures on social media.  It was a bit of a milestone...an event worthy of more than just a few pictures.  Two of our little wildlings will be...

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FOR the BIRDS

Here we are heading into the half-way point of our the last full fall month of 2018.  R.E.D. has been fully winterized and sits within view from our back door.  There have already been a couple of frisky rain/wind storms pass through and her ingloo structure has held...

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THAT TIME OF YEAR

Haul-out 2018.   It’s usually a very sad time of year, putting our dear R.E.D. to bed for the long winter months but this year we are at least a month later than usual to pull her from the water and it felt right...and kind of fun..with an energy we haven’t found in...

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FIVE DAYS in the HIGHLANDS

You know you are living in paradise when you struggle with the idea of going away on vacation....but we did....for five days!   In our past life we would have thought five days was not nearly enough....one week either....two weeks minimum would have been needed to...

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WINE COUNTRY EXCURSION

”Wine improves with age.   The older I get, the better I like it”. A short while ago we signed up for a wine tour to the Annapolis Valley.  Five wineries for a day-long journey of fun and sipping.   An added bonus was the drive through the beautiful country side. Each...

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THE AUGUST THAT CRASHED INTO SEPTEMBER

Ten months we’ve been here on the East Coast.  Ten almost eleven!  Not even a full year.  Not even a full compliment of four seasons. There are days when it seems we’ve been here forever, it feels that comfortable, and days when it feels as though we just moved in....

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JULY’S MIXED BAG

What a month this has been! A mixed bag indeed! It’s been easy (maybe too easy) to combine a lot of activites into each day, making for a rather busy life.  We continue to explore our sailing ground as much as we can.  Since there are SO many projects in the works...

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ALL ABOUT R.E.D.

Finally! a post about R.E.D.  Not about RED by the Sea.  Not about beaches, pretty scenery or gardens or guests.  Just R.E.D.  This is after all a blog called sailingred.com isn’t it? Yes our lives have changed considerably since moving to the east coast.  Our past...

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APRIL SHOWERS, MAY FLOWERS and BIG MACHINES

Almost two full months since we’ve been in touch.  I was trying to think what had happened to make the time fly by so fast but I guess when we’re busy time soars here at R.E.D. by the Sea. We are really excited to have a place to splash R.E.D. this season.  Yacht...

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