Ice Blink: A Family Navigating LIfe's Ice Clogged Waters

Ice Blink: A Family Navigating LIfe's Ice Clogged Waters

A Film by Gregory Roscoe | Running time: 54 minutes
A remarkable story of the Martin's, a conventional family of five living a very unconventional life afloat. Follow Dave and Jaja Martin, and their crew of three children from their beginnings aboard a 25-foot day sailor circumnavigating the globe to their most recent voyage on a 33 foot steel sloop to the Arctic. There they encounter new friends, icebergs, and polar bears.

Ice Blink was selected for broadcast on U.S. Public Television and has been seen by millions of TV viewers across the nation.

"Have you ever touched an iceberg? Have you ever built your own home on land and on the water? Have you ever born and raised children on different oceans? Have you ever gone contrary to convention, not just in life’s small things, but in life’s big choices? Dave and Jaja Martin have done all of this—and much, much more."

Share the Martins' voyage into opportunities that test their physical and mental limits... discover that self-sufficiency is the key to survival... and that the rewards of the world can be had with a commitment to family, a simple lifestyle, and the courage to choose differently.

Also by Gregory Roscoe... "Raw Faith: A Family Saga"

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Ice Blink: A Family Navigating LIfe's Ice Clogged Waters

3 Videos

  • Life as a Canvas - Ice Blink

    From the documentary, Ice Blink: A Family's Voyage through Life's Ice-Clogged Waters.

    Dave and Jaja Martin discuss their philosophy of life as a cruising family and the reasons that prompted them to embrace the cruising lifestyle early in life rather than waiting for retirement..

  • Ice Blink Producer: Greg-Roscoe

    Ice Blink: A Family's Voyage through Life's Ice-Clogged Waters was selected for broadcast on U.S. Public Television and has been seen by millions of TV viewers across the nation. Tory Salvia, Founder of TheSailingChannel, interviewed Greg about the making of the documentary at the 2006 U.S. Sail...

  • Ice Blink: A Family Navigating LIfe's Ice Clogged Waters

    A Film by Gregory Roscoe | Running time: 54 minutes
    A remarkable story of the Martin's, a conventional family of five living a very unconventional life afloat. Follow Dave and Jaja Martin, and their crew of three children from their beginnings aboard a 25-foot day sailor circumnavigating the glo...