Introducing our new boat

They say the best time in a boat owners life is the day they purchase a boat and the day they sell it!

After hurricane Irma ripped our lives apart and took everything from us – our boat, our business and our home, saying goodbye to Restless Spirit was definitely NOT the best time in my […]

Six Months Later – My Memories of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma was fast approaching the BVI and we had a busy week of charters booked.  Although we didn’t know it at the time, our final charter on Restless Spirit was 2nd September.  It was a private hire for 4 people arriving from San Juan, flying in and out specifically to charter with us for […]

Back to Tortola

Maggie and I headed back to Tortola on January 19th.  Our first stop was to Village Cay Marina to see our old boat Restless Spirit.  She is tied to the mangroves amongst a fleet of doomed boats, many looked as though they had spent several months under the murky marina waters.  It was definitely a mixed bag of emotions for both of us.

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Saying goodbye

I tried every possible idea I could think of to save my beloved boat, Restless Spirit.  To me, she was more than ‘just a boat that can be replaced’, she was my dream, my adventure, my new life.  Maggie and I had talked about our new life with her many months before we finally met […]

UPDATE #4 – 90 Days Post Irma

December 6th marked 90 days post Irma. Becoming displaced, losing my home, business and income is one of the hardest things I have ever had to come to terms with. Time moves painfully slowly and since leaving the devastation behind and knowing how lucky I am to have had that choice has been hard on […]