Author Archives: Mark McGuire

About Mark McGuire

Entrepreneur.

Into the Dark

“I think I just saw an old colonial woman out there,” Sarah said to Jimmy and me as she rejoined us at the helm. Having not seen the movie Bridesmaids, I didn’t immediately get the joke, but quickly realized that I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Up Island

Traveling the Caribbean by sailboat is something that I’ve dreamed about for years.  And I can now confirm that the actual experience is even better than I expected.  After saying goodbye to our college girls, Sarah, Jimmy and I departed Antigua and started heading … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure | 9 Comments

College Girls

Our college girls, Maddie and Caitlin, came for a visit last week.  We don’t get to see them as much now that they are away at school and starting their own lives.  And this makes the times we get to … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure | 2 Comments

Clockwise Around Antigua

Another week of our adventure is in the books.  Last week found us on a clockwise loop of Antigua and Barbuda with our good friends the Pellinos.  Added bonus: the charter company I’m working with gave us a complimentary upgrade to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Landfall Without a TSA Agent in Sight

There are different ways to travel.  By car, by plane, by foot, by bus.  You get the picture.  But one thing that I’ve discovered on this trip is that there is nothing quite like arriving in a new country on a … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure | 3 Comments

Back in the Saddle

We are sailing again!  We departed Grenada on a Leopard 43 catamaran last week and made our way through the Grenadines and up to St. Vincent.  Grenada has been good to us, but boy did it feel good to put … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure | 2 Comments

A Sunday Night with the Southern Cross

“Well, the boat is not sinking,” my friend Chris Rundlett yelled to me over the noise and hiss of the wind and waves. It was 11:30pm and we were a few miles off the west coast of St. Vincent. We … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure | 6 Comments