Kate Zidar's Writing on Wand'rly
How to Sail Full-time
A full-time sailor takes us from purchasing a boat, preparing your mind, and launching off to living with less, keeping watch and exploring the world. Plus a little fun sailor terminology thrown in for good measure.
A Sailor’s Meal
Kate walks us through eating 4000 calories a day and losing 10 pounds in their first month on the ship, and other delights of eating while living on a sailboat!
Kate reflects on the reality that living aboard a sailing vessel could mean sudden death.
While the adventurous sailing team, rested from the holidays, continues their adventure south, passing Beaufort, South Carolina and on to Sapelo Island, Kate reflects on childhood memories of traveling in a VW Bus.
Full Moon Fever
I am starting to get why people do this. During our last offshore passage, from Southport, NC to Charleston, SC, I had the duty of being on watch from 4am until 6am. It’s the coldest shift and the sleepiest shift, but it’s also my favorite because of the sunrise. On land, I am not a […]
We are the 1%?
Kate talks about the stresses of a couple living together at sea, and how many before them have faded over such adventures…
Kate describes her initial fears of setting sail for the first time, as well as how they arrived at their route to Florida.
A Small Boat and a Big Plan
Kate & Fabio find the perfect boat, a 1965 Columbia 29, and spend the next six months fixing it up for full-time travel around North America.