Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Cheers!

Four, non-stackable, bulky, plastic, uni-tasking (oh, the horror), sippy cups have made their way aboard Sea Gem. But it isn't what you think. These cups aren't for babies, unskilled in the art of cup-wielding--they're for the 21+ crowd:

Vino-2-Go Wine Sippy Cup
Eric and I sold our glass stemware before moving aboard and since then, we've been using small juice cups for drinking wine and bourbon (independently of each other--that wasn't a recipe for a new beverage).

In general, our juice cups work well as wine glasses, but using them in the cockpit while sailing poses a tiny problem. As you can see, our little juice glasses don't really work in our cockpit's cup holder:

Not a Great Fit
The other day, while searching the Internet for something unrelated to both wine and sippy cups, I found these wine sippy cups. I ordered them immediately (heaven forbid we endure another day without owning cockpit-specific wine glasses):

A Perfect Fit
Green for White, Red for Red
Although I ordered these cups as a novelty, they are actually very nice (as far as plastic cups go) and work well for our purposes. They fit in our cup holder, won't break if they fall, and most importantly, the lid keeps keeps the cup's precious contents from spilling all over the place when the boat heels. 

Cheers! 

4 comments:

  1. Ah, the elegance of it all, plastic wine glasses; right up there with using dog bowls as dishes (as per a recent article in "Small Craft Advisor").

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  2. I don't think we're quite there yet - haha.

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  3. Hi Krissy, this is Fredrik Perman from The Product Farm. Glad to see you like your Vino2Go tumblers! Could we share your pictures and description with our Facebook and Pinterest audience, as well as putting it on our own blog? We'll link back to your blog of course! Great pictures!

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  4. Hi Fredrik,

    Glad you found our blog. Yes - you may absolutely share our photos/post! We love the tumblers (and so does everyone else we show them to). Thanks for designing them :)

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