Jerrad – Growing up in a southern California coastal community, the ocean was meant to be a part of Jerrad’s life. He fell in love with sailing his first time out on the water. In search of a simpler way of life he closed his business and spent the last year preparing the boat for the 4300NM journey.
Likes: Ice cream, smart dogs, a fresh breeze and clear water
Dislikes: Cold weather, bland food, starless nights and mold
Josie –Born in Jakarta, Indonesia, Josie has lived in California for the past 13 years. She is new to sailing, and is learning as she goes along in this once-in-a-lifetime trip. She will continue her career as a Physician Assistant once the couple has reached their destination, and new home, the US Virgin Islands.
Likes: Spicy food, Donald Duck, good naps and blue sky
Dislikes: Liver, cockroaches, damp blankets and mud
Gidget – A 3-year old Australian Cattle Dog, adopted from a family that couldn’t take care of her, Gidget is energetic, loyal and always ready to eat or play. It might take a while for her to warm up to you but once she does you have a friend for life.
Likes: Food, socks, beaches and Daisy
Dislikes: Hoses, strangers, bridges and realistic statues