SV-takeiteasy at Docklands

No fixed address!

We are now without house, without car, without fixed address – a slightly unconventional lifestyle!  At long last our boat Take It Easy is our home, our mode of transport, our life! Someone once told us “you can’t take two little steps to jump a chasm.  You have to commit and take that big leap.…

Packing away our land life

We announced in our last Sea Change post that we have given work the flick! As you know by now, we’ve got plans, big plans! We are at last officially focused on packing up our land life, ready for the biggest of adventures: our life on Take It Easy.

Time for that Sea Change!

Ask anyone living aboard what made them go and there is almost always a story or a trigger.  It is very much the case for us.  The time has come for a Sea Change for a mix of reasons: wearisome work environment, health problems… but the biggest is a desire to not defer living our dream…

Sea Change – Home will be where the boat is

Whenever we are on board, the domestic side of our life afloat follows much the same pattern as at home – only with less space and much more focused on resource management. Cruising for us is about simplicity, fitting in to the natural world and leaving the rat race behind. But because we don’t want…

Sea Change: A Shared Dream

For many years we have had a traditional work life, punctuated by sailing weekends and long cruising holidays.  For many years we have dreamed of starting a new season in our life, doing a sea change, and soon this dream will turn into reality.

Walkies!

Today, Bengie is in charge of writing the post! As you know she is an important crew member on Take It Easy and has been “in training” for our future life afloat. Two of the things we have been working on with her is going for dinghy rides and walking on a leash, so that…