Sailing Kittiwake

Gifts For Sailors And Cruisers


It’s not easy to choose a gift for a sailor or a cruiser. While there are a million things we may need – tools, boat parts, pilot books to name just a few – if you want it to be a surprise, it’s very hard to figure out what would turn out useful. I’ve compiled a list of cruiser-friendly

Is Living On A Boat For You?


When we started looking into cruising and living on a sailboat full-time, I often secretly wondered whether it would be for me. I knew I’d love exploring new places, getting to see nature and wildlife often, and swimming most days. However, I had no idea whether cabin fever would drive me nuts, or how I’d react

Heavenly Twins for sale

Kittiwake Is For Sale!


  KITTIWAKE HAS NOW BEEN SOLD With a heavy heart, we have decided to sell Kittiwake. We have been offered a Tayana 37 from 1976 for a great price – an offer we couldn’t refuse, as we dreamed of owning a Bob Perry design double-ender. We always thought Tayanas, Hans Christians, and Unions were out

Ryan on bows under spinnaker

Five Things I’ve Learned Since We Sailed Away


When I started bugging Ryan with crazy plans for an escape route from our routine a little less than two years ago, I would have never imagined I’d be now sitting in Kittiwake’s saloon, typing away on my laptop, in a boatyard. I didn’t even know cruising was “a thing.” After a year of preparations and 10 months

Our Favourite Sailing Podcasts


Whether we’re planning a new adventure, looking for an engaging way to spend our time during a night watch, or need to escape to distant shores through our minds, we love to listen to sailing podcasts. Here are some of our favourite sailing shows. Boat Radio The podcasts by Boat Radio are excellent and the fact