Sérénité is a 1984, Jeanneau Sun Fizz masthead sloop designed by Phillipe Briand and built in Les Herbiers France. She’s had many modifications over the years and is currently being updated and outfitted for extended cruising. To follow Susanne and Sérénité’s adventures visit the Where-Is section of this site.
Ok, so this blog post is a coming-out of sorts - I'm one of those "crazy" people who has, until now, secretly aspired to live aboard a sailboat. Growing up in Southern Virginia, summer activities often centered around the water. My dad, a jack-of-all-trades, built the first boat the family owned out of plywood and fiberglass. It was a small powerboat, but I remember it seeming huge to me - I was 5 or 6 at the time. Later, my family owned other powerboats and enjoyed spending time picnicking and water skiing on various lakes in the area.
Nautical Channel host Lucia Metzbauer discovers Norfolk, one of the USA´s top nautical destinations. A port city on the Chesapeake Bay, bordering the Atlantic Ocean and with countless rivers in its backyard, you just can't get away from the water. Discover some of the incredible 144 miles of coastline in the heart of Virginia!