What do you need to have happen before you can cast off the dock lines and join them in a life at sea? https://www.insidehook.com/article/travel/could-boatlife-new-vanlife?eid=e71f6952c3087ee4a2b98b4cc5c04a25&utm_source=InsideHook&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nation

Could #Boatlife Be the New #Vanlife? https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.insidehook.com%2Farticle%2Ftravel%2Fcould-boatlife-new-vanlife%3Feid%3De71f6952c3087ee4a2b98b4cc5c04a25%26utm_source%3DInsideHook%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_campaign%3Dnation&h=AT2dSlGBdSViRHnsq-158ovC_M3B8jTy9z0mqNopsR5t3FDAfLRMParrpK3HgN4m_e9eaNofjJHxquYwK-lWINO0qDieR7qvIr2wUcofL06oTT2NLvF8gH2STfKCpQ&s=1

Another wreck dotting the coastline. https://www.sfgate.com/local/article/boat-wreck-marin-tomales-bay-area-oil-leak-16015706.php?IPID=SFGate-HP-CP-Spotlight

A boat that just ran aground in Marin may be stuck there forever https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sfgate.com%2Flocal%2Farticle%2Fboat-wreck-marin-tomales-bay-area-oil-leak-16015706.php%3FIPID%3DSFGate-HP-CP-Spotlight&h=AT2U_M2QVbJBG4Uc6w_jZqUdnen-XLoDdPn23aSjG3AdM_OUE5bjNPTHmjpysBToK58b7ibHQruGXNOwpQdnQ3juJUYlVLEtahujABSe7pawNlAUDuOMS4WKNBaq1A&s=1

Those King Tides are also colossal ebbs. Don’t get your keel stuck! And be cautious exploring the coast as the water recedes. Sneaker waves are common this time of year too, and as the tide comes back, it will be far higher than usual. If you get trapped by THESE tides you’ll REALLY be trapped. https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/King-tides-swelling-across-Bay-Area-coasts-15864880.php?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=briefing&utm_campaign=sfc_baybriefing_am&sid=58cc78854f98d8631f8b4567

King tides swelling across Bay Area coasts https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sfchronicle.com%2Fbayarea%2Farticle%2FKing-tides-swelling-across-Bay-Area-coasts-15864880.php%3Futm_source%3Dnewsletter%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_content%3Dbriefing%26utm_campaign%3Dsfc_baybriefing_am%26sid%3D58cc78854f98d8631f8b4567&h=AT3iF2qHm9gj-OvSSL9x3ls7CxA8Pga5jx8KtK9TOLPXoSn8GBYONr8CclAhh6cDpzme8w0bQmCedvPzFSZPced9ee252PsBoy7h3iHmstr1iEwEwSocRe0mhT5aUQ&s=1

Here’s a different way to go off the grid. https://www.sfchronicle.com/environment/article/California-s-delta-is-full-of-characters-15613305.php

He lives in a 65-year-old cruise ship idling in the California Delta. The life isn’t easy https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sfchronicle.com%2Fenvironment%2Farticle%2FCalifornia-s-delta-is-full-of-characters-15613305.php&h=AT2cvtpAvufL_TzMhhAnYvUnScqCB0uS35wFP6V6rbOxFyxlTICKOVj0LVBZIfrZVOUMc_9F9ptkESgrvoanlZAl_QADQF8ZJibbQQMOunIrbjEU4Td1aIiakIqDJQ&s=1

If you’re following the Wilbur Spaul’s world record attempt to sail to Hawaii on the smallest boat ever… the 9’ Chubby Girl…. he had some problems and is turning around. Text from his satellite device: “Large wave crAshed over boat and broke main sail. and caused hatch to leak. I returning to Santa Cruz to make repairs. Should be there in about 4 days . On heading 66 magnetic and about 153 miles to Santa Cruz. Many waves have been crashing over boat today.” http://chubbygirlcruising.com

Chubby Girl Cruising – My Blog http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fchubbygirlcruising.com%2F&h=AT38sF4PXsRm0XZSV_D4CCi3E1namIipa6NFZ9PB0w4-ddDvqq6E1PPK5-6tmyiQ6MlPTMzn0VHTIlNfyJsJ2gzu8jo8Dj8cj75FM8iEmqBPdqFhhYC9r_mdn5012Q&s=1

You’re supposed to keep at least SOME part of your boat in the water, guys…. https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/americas-cup/122318252/americas-cup-team-new-zealand-survive-heartstopping-moment-in-training

America’s Cup: Team New Zealand survive heart-stopping moment in training https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.stuff.co.nz%2Fsport%2Famericas-cup%2F122318252%2Famericas-cup-team-new-zealand-survive-heartstopping-moment-in-training&h=AT3GOQw-msaj6JDDZuIk6i9Jc8PPZ1T8OtsZrtglArjYmO8ZDxudEG3YB7Fnfxof7Wm-B4GjC1mVAxsDKok03y59jfSd5fHoAIhMgdjWK-DFnHP7e_xxt4KTmlc1Cw&s=1