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Our mission statement:  

To share our love of the sea and to serve as its ambassadors through low impact voyaging and teaching respect for the force of nature. 

To learn more about their voyage, check out the May 2016 edition of Northwest Yachting magazine.  You can click here to read the article.


Captain Jon grew up sailing on Puget Sound and has cruised and raced throughout the Pacfic Northwest and internationally.  An avid dinghy sailor, the trip route conveniently coincides with 5o5 regattas.


First Mate Michele grew up on the east coast and learned port from starboard sailing Long Island Sound. Michele thinks that any time there are two boats on the water sailing next to each other, it's a race. She's learning to be a cruiser.


We bought the Ardea in 2014. We have invested a lot of time and love into making this a wonderful home and platform for sustainable living.  Also click here to go to a page dedicated to its refurbishment.

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