Retirement at Sea
bought a forty-two-foot sailboat, spent countless hours (and dollars) getting it seaworthy, and in May were commuting between Ann Arbor and Annapolis, preparing for an early June departure for the Caribbean.
While shopping for boats, Jim blogs, they found one whose owner, according to the broker, was seventy-five years old "and getting too old for sailing." Jim replied, "I'm older than that," and the broker came back with, "You'd better do it soon!" Asked why they are going to sea, they explained that they lived on a sailboat twenty-eight years ago and now they are getting back to it. Friends will follow the travels of Bel Canto--"Home port, ANN ARBOR, MI"--at fotogypsiesatsea.com.
[Originally published in June, 2013.]