This story depicts an accounting of a husband and wife's fullfilment of their one-year-long Dream Cruise from Lake Superior, U.S.A. to the Caribbean Sea. Their ship is a thirty one year old Coronado 35' center cockpit sloop rigged sailboat named DRIFTER. She had been meticulously maintained from the day she came out of the mold. Some ammenities were added, such as refrigeration, for this liveaboard lengthy cruise. A wide variety of weather conditions are experienced and vividly described. As one might expect, they meet some very interesting characters as their voyage progresses. Their cruising adventures take them across Lake Superior, Lake Huron, and Lake Erie. Transiting the East Coast of the United States from New York to Florida, they utilize a combination of the Intracoastal Waterway with several offshore passages. From Florida they sail east through the Bahamas Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands in route to the Caribbean Sea. Thoroughly experienced sailors as well as true novices will find this story very entertaining and informative. The moral of the story is, "Don't bury your dreams in the shadows of your mind. Live them while you have the chance. Anything is possible."