Welcome! Our voyage has had many goals, but a primary one was to show our kids something of the world outside America, and help them feel like citizens of the world. In that, we think we've succeeded. Of course, the other goal was to see as much of this wonderful blue planet as we could, enjoying people and cultures and destinations in far flung corners of the world. That's an ongoing process, and we'll be out here as long as we're healthy and having fun!
----- Introducing Ocelot's Intrepid Crew -----
We each have our own web pages (see the link bar to the left) where we write about our own stuff:
|Sue's pages give insights into the cruising life and include things like:
Sue, aka Sue Muller Hacking, is a writer (see her bio) with several published books and hundreds of articles to her credit. She continues to write for The Triton, offering travel info to the crews of megayachts.
|Jon is an Electrical & Computer Engineer
(see his resume) so his pages include his technical slant on
some of the boat systems. He also has stories on:
He's our resident electronic navigation expert and has shared his latest Google Earth to KAP files with dozens of cruisers.
|Christophergraduated from the University of Washington (UW) in
Computer Science and Engineering in June, 2010!
He is now working as a software engineer and internet security expert, and loving it. It's so nice to have someone in the family earning real money!
While no longer aboard full time, he wrote about underwater photography, boat systems, his thoughts on cruising, and school (including an excellent marine energy budget) during his 3.5 high school years aboard Ocelot.
|Amanda graduated cum laude from the University of Washington in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science
degree in Oceanography. She's now working for the Department of Ecology, doing surveys along the coast of Washington.
She lived aboard for 6.5 years and logged more than 20,000 miles on Ocelot. While no longer aboard full time, she's shared her unique teen perspective, logs of our travels and her high school projects.
|The Boat Guests pages are designed to make everyone jealous of our special visitors and want to come down themselves! We've even included a What to Bring page.|
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