I’ve been excited to see our new (to us) sailboat for so long I never thought the day would come. As time always does it clocked around and we flew out of Portland, Maine without a hiccup.
The kids were amazing on the flight, and Carl behaved too. When we got into Saint Maartin we were hit with a wall of heat and humidity. Hooly Dooly, we woke to a dusting of snow in Portland and found ouselves beading with sweat less than 8 hours later in the Carribean.
The first night was miserable, the girls couldn’t sleep because of the heat and Crew woke every hour screaming – turns out he picked up a bug from the flight.
What have I done, was running a hundred mile an hour through my mind.
The next day was just as bad as the night, Carl and I were running on only a few hours of sleep, Crew was still in melt down mode and the girls wanted to see the sights – at 6am.
What have I done?
We knew it would be hard, we all had to adjust and slowly find a home for all our gear. It’s only been a few days since that wretched 24 hours but we have all settled in lovely. The girls already call the boat home and Crew, even though still sick LOVES everything about living onboard.
We’ll be staying in Sint Maartin for the next 3 weeks or so making the boat home.
Carl took the girls to the pool this afternoon, we’re at a rockin’ marina with a fancy pool, and I got to tidy up a bit. Here are some pictures of the interior of Abeona, she’s still a mess and improves everyday.