Some parents enroll their children in private school for their middle school years, but Jim and Jeanna Rard took to the sea instead. With their two daughters, Molly and Jessie, they embarked on a two-year trip from Seattle to Australia and back on their 2007 Jeanneau 49P, Ruby Slippers.

Tell us about your boat’s name.
No matter where we go, we can click our heels and be home in our hearts!

Have you owned other boats before this one?
Ranger 33, Tartan 37, Fontaine Pajot catamaran

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