Sailing with Kids


Boat NameCurrent PositionLast Report
Lil' Explorers5º 28.854' S,123º 45.912' E
Sargo23º 31.824' N,75º 46.086' WGeorgetown!
Pakia tea0º 53.748' S,89º 36.762' WSafely arrived and at anchor at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Isla San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands - good to be here again, looking forward to exploring some spectacular nature :-)
SV Love & Luck27º 20.238' N,112º 15.522' W
s/v Dawn Treader45º 26.706' N,12º 20.004' EVenice, Italy - October 21-25, 2019 - The whole New Mexi-Castaways Crew (minus Nala) flew from Glasgow, Scotland to Venice, Italy on Monday for a 5 day trip. The trip was planned by Ahava and Nathan and was a big surprise for Ziva and Samuel. When the destination was revealed at the Glasgow airport, you should've seen Ziva's face! She was so excited. (Actually you can see her reaction if you go to our Instagram page where I posted the video: @NewMexicast ) So far the trip has been quite an adventure. The setting (Venice) is beyond words; the colors, the sounds (the lack of traffic noise!), the colorful characters, the FOOD! But truth be told, the reality of full-time world traveling with a family of 5 is VERY different than traveling by a boat that also happens to be your home. This trip has felt like a proving ground of sorts for us as we learn to get along not only in close quarters, but while also on the move AND while dragging our very heavy luggage through not-so-accessible-but-lovely European cities (KonMari anyone?!). We are learning, together. Some days are better than others. But even on the bad days, we can't complain too much, because at least we always have gelato!
Medina23º 9.924' S,150º 57.018' EAfter a couple of fantastic days and nights sailing, it will be great to have a break in one of my favourite anchorages.
Monsoon27º 14.124' N,112º 6.282' WSweet Pea Cove, Isla San Marco, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Utopia II26º 3.258' N,111º 5.058' WEl Refugio (V-Cove) - we had a sea-world worthy performance by dolphins during our stay.
Shawnigan41º 6.036' S,174º 52.056' E
MarVyn29º 52.8' N,81º 18.978' WHome again. It’s been a long, wonderful....nevermind, too many adjectives to put in here. It’s been incredible!
Itchy Foot16º 42.42' S,151º 2.238' W
Mariposa24º 14.322' N,76º 30.006' WHappy Mother’s Day! Found a really cool spot inside Pipe Creek.
Purrfect25º 25.8' N,76º 36.0' WGlass Window, Eleuthera - Another great sale. Watching the waves crash under the bridge is mesmerizing. Only here for one night, then on to Meeks and Spanish Wells!
Summer Kai13º 7.65' N,61º 11.454' WCurrently enjoying St Vincent and the Grenadines, on our way to Grenada for hurricane season
Endless Playtime17º 0.858' N,61º 46.398' W
s/v Convivia & s/v Eva48º 15.612' N,2º 54.162' WBoats on the hard. Crew swallowing the anchor for a bit in Northern France. All is well
Rondo9º 0.048' N,77º 45.648' WRondo is in San Blas, Panama.
S/V Jade24º 39.462' N,81º 16.806' W
Elska24º 42.312' N,81º 5.97' WMarathon, FL
Blue Pearl34º 1.77' N,6º 49.338' W
s/v Doxy27º 47.4' N,97º 23.202' WWe are currently slipped at "D" dock...
s/v Abeona42º 22.218' N,71º 3.558' WTucked in at Constitution Marina for the winter
Simeon 28º 17.292' N,16º 37.44' WStaying in Puerto de Santa Cruz in Tenerife, one of the 7 Canary Islands, until February. We have a 13 y/o daughter and a 10 y/o son. Would love to meet new people and make interesting friends.
Poly - SailOceans14º 28.098' N,60º 52.002' WMartinique - Le Marin - this time we are actually in the marina enjoying the baguettes and not having to use our dinghy, which is about to exhale its last breath.
Mobert13º 18.078' N,88º 53.538' W
Bloom23º 10.242' N,106º 24.342' W
NAKAMAKULA8º 29.04' N,79º 56.61' W
Monkey Island 24º 41.322' S,175º 36.588' E
Nomi24º 9.408' N,110º 19.488' WFinally made La Paz, after a half-successful attempt landed us in Los Frailes waiting out rough weather for several days. We had the bad luck to beat upwind going north for a couple days out of Los Frailes, only to find the wind shifted when we turned south into Bahía de La Paz so we were *still* going upwind!
Yare48º 24.48' N,122º 39.138' W
Misty45º 19.014' N,85º 15.414' WCharlevoix, MI
Penny Lane12º 9.228' N,68º 16.758' W3 nights (465 miles) downwind from Bequia to Bonaire, one of the best dive spots in the world. This is a nice friendly, Dutch island, with a dive site on to the Coral Reef every few yards. Anna flew back to the UK for a few days leaving Sam and I here, catching up on school and work, and enjoying the occasional dive.
Ceilydh20º 44.91' N,105º 22.788' WBack in La Cruz after departing April 9 2011. I guess we need to plan our next adventure now...
Sea Monkey 6º 21.438' N,99º 40.614' EWell we arrived in Langkawi. I think we broke a record as well. We did a whopping 120nm ( approx. 230km) in 47 hours. That's an average of about 2.5kn or nearly 5 km/h. Don't worry we didn't get the speed wobbles. In fact at stages we where becalmed so out in the middle of the ocean with no land in sight the kids and I decided it was high time for a swim. We did plenty of jumping off the front of the boat and getting back on again at the back. With no engine it was very peaceful and relaxing but we did have to concentrate as when the boat was moving we needed to make sure it kept moving and in the right direction. When we where only 16 nm from getting to Langkawi we ran out of wind again and starting drifting backwards towards an island. We through out the anchor for a few hours until there was a bit more wind again and kept going. The final 16nm took us another 8.5 hours. We ended up hiring a car and going over to Kuah and doing our check in, this is the simplest and cheapest place to check in anywhere in Asia so far and can all be done in less than an hour. Today we took along walk up the hill to a fantastic waterfall with great rock pools and rock slides. We had a ball and then came back and chilled out.
Laurin of Maldon51º 37.608' N,0º 48.378' EHome port. Will be back in the water hopefully before Easter
s/v Sail Pending21º 29.13' N,71º 32.328' WNice protected anchorage off of South Caicos
Andrina30º 18.858' N,87º 34.248' W
Laoch27º 30.6' N,82º 34.686' WTesting Facebook Location Sharing.
Slingshot32º 42.942' N,117º 9.666' W
Haddock 236º 49.572' N,2º 48.198' WWe are here for the winter ! Oct 2018 - March 2019
Space Between11º 59.676' N,61º 45.846' W
Chip-Chip50º 22.116' N,3º 31.032' E
Epiphany38º 43.032' N,76º 19.74' W
Alesea36º 34.434' N,26º 23.19' EOn our way to Turkey.
S/V Freedom12º 1.908' N,61º 45.648' WWoot! Woot! Made it to Grenada... huge goal accomplished...God is good!
Yuana18º 2.052' N,63º 5.4' W
Azul Angel26º 46.038' N,80º 2.688' WLast stop before Bahamas!!
Party of Five14º 27.39' N,60º 52.704' WIn Martinique. No plans, so who knows how long we will be here.
Sophie14º 25.8' N,60º 53.376' WWe’re planning to cruise Martinique during February 2018. Then we’ll head north to Dominica and Guadeloupe.
s/v INDRA32º 37.428' N,117º 6.132' W
s/v Iron Will25º 18.09' S,152º 53.19' EHervey Bay, Boat Club Marina
Perry6º 10.278' S,106º 49.578' E
Allegro41º 22.98' N,73º 14.472' WLandlocked in Sandy Hook, Connecticut for the next 4 years. Allegro has been sold, but we plan to be on the water 4 years from now!
S/V Margarita26º 45.18' N,80º 3.138' WSafely anchored in West Palm Beach FL. will be here at least until the end of March.... Looking to meet up with any other kid boats in or around the area.
SV Wild Child 0º 0.0' N,0º 0.0' EWe are heading South St Lucia then to Martinique for Christmas ?
Tortuga28º 24.3' N,80º 38.34' WWaiting near Port Canaveral to head north - FELT the rocket take-off first...!
Caminante58º 6.708' N,11º 29.46' EAnchored in SW Orust, Sweden, just outside Gustafs parents house.
Yemaya18º 27.558' N,66º 5.658' WWe've been anchored in San Juan harbor for about 2 1/2 weeks now. We've done some great things: hiked in the rainforest, saw the festival Santiago Apostal in Loiza, went flying with our friend Matt in his little Cessna(!!), bike riding and walking through amazing Old San Juan...Life is still challenging with home schooling, big life decisions, finances, boat work, and THE HEAT. But we are persevering and enjoying the experience. Love to all.
Forty Two40º 34.368' N,19º 48.108' E
Autonomy26º 42.246' N,78º 59.298' WFinally made it to the Bahamas! Anchored at West End.
Kairos33º 47.922' S,151º 16.956' EWhen you live in a beautiful place it's hard to leave but we are finally getting really close to leave!
Boundless17º 3.582' N,61º 53.142' WJolly Harbour marina, heading for Falmouth Harbour next
Zephyros37º 4.2' N,24º 41.136' E2 boys aboard ages are 11 & 9
Paikea41º 1.56' N,9º 31.524' ECurrently hiding from strong winds before crossimg to Corsica
Test Boat 211º 59.832' N,61º 45.894' WThis is a test for Facebook App authorization.
Ponyo28º 12.348' N,15º 43.62' WStill here in the Canaries with our 2 boys (13 and 16)! Always happy about other teen boats :)
Patience 20º 0.702' N,75º 7.296' W
Jellyfish26º 55.002' N,82º 7.998' WS/V Jellyfish - Getting ready to spend November and December sailing around in the Bahamas - Next update early November
Gemelle48º 51.396' N,3º 9.258' E
Free Spirit43º 39.75' N,70º 14.238' W
Blue Bayou27º 4.998' S,152º 58.998' E
Honey22º 16.692' S,166º 26.334' EWe will be in New Caledonia for three months. Love to catch up with any kid boat. We have two kids, a boy age 14 and a girl age 12.
Gypsy Lady27º 44.478' N,82º 38.052' W
Alo Alo5º 32.7' S,150º 4.8' EWe are now out of the water at a local wharf. New bottom paint and chasing rust.
Selavi17º 35.472' S,149º 37.098' W
Lark18º 3.648' N,63º 6.702' WOur boat is in the Geminga yard outside of Marigot.
Gromit25º 32.586' N,76º 45.504' W
Agnes Rose26º 46.002' N,77º 19.002' W----- <BR/>At 4/9/2017 6:48 PM (utc) our position was 26°46.00'N 077°19.00'W
Ketchy Shuby18º 3.912' N,63º 5.892' WSailing to st Kitts tomorrow
Venilia32º 36.3' S,115º 38.478' E
Robin23º 30.126' N,75º 46.146' WLeaving George Town and heading to the Jumentos Tuesday 2/14/7.
Brave Dragon32º 25.158' N,80º 39.486' WHanging out at Ladies Island Marina until the spring.
Embrace37º 32.7' S,143º 48.858' E
S/V Lady Mary
Luminesce48º 47.262' N,122º 42.492' WSeptember 25, 2015 Day of Our Departure from our home port of Sandy Point Ferndale, WA
Quasar8º 4.158' N,98º 26.688' E
SV Heavy Metal8º 24.042' N,82º 26.568' WWe are leaving Bocas del Toro today. We will probably stop in San Andres or Providencia along the way to wait for the next weather window. Then its off to Isla Mujeres MX then Florida. All is well on Heavy Metal. Love Rigo, Deborah, Zyon and Hunter. (PS-Don't trust the Farkwar location)
Flour Girl33º 48.03' S,151º 16.902' E
Aquabat26º 41.892' S,153º 7.572' E