Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda

January 18, 2019 As yet another new front was on its way, with expected sustained winds in the high 20s and gusts in the 30s, sigh, we decided we needed to boogie down the Exumas and get somewhere that a) would be less affected by […]

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It’s a rock-and-roll Christmas!

December 28, 2018 With a new front coming our way, we decided to duck behind Rose Island, which is a smallish island east of New Providence and Paradise Islands. We were excited to see we wouldn’t be alone riding out the storm at anchor, as […]

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Welcome to the Bahamas, now leave?

December 23, 2018 We left at 4am from Fort Lauderdale heading to Bimini, Bahamas. Tossing the lines was easy. Navigating out of the channel was easy. Getting around the massive cruise ships, not so easy. Me: “Honey, is that a cruise ship?” Erik: “Yep, that […]

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Calling it quits…

November 30, 2018 Don’t let the post title fool you – we are NOT calling it quits on this boat. Not by a long shot. Read on. Last week, I told you all about the shenanigans with anchoring at New Smyrna Beach. It was, shall […]

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Ponce Inlet shenanigans

November 25, 2018 St. Augustine was a very short trip for us not by choice, but because we got kicked out of the mooring field. Well, kicked out is a bit dramatic – we could only secure a mooring ball for 3 nights. We made […]

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Hilton Head to St. Augustine

November 19, 2018 After a week and a half in Hilton Head, with inclement weather and an unstable sea state (with up to 9’ waves), we finally had a window to head further south. Next stop would be to see Erik’s folks. They live in […]

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Onward to Hilton Head, SC

November 15, 2018 Nobody likes getting up at 1:30a, heck, some people are usually just going to bed at that time, but in our case, getting up at that hour was making me feel pretty excited. I was feeling confident and ready for our first […]

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Cape Hatteras to Charleston

November 1, 2018 Our crew, Bruce Rich, arrived around 3p on October 29th to get settled in and start learning the boat. I ended up working until the last possible minute and at 4:30p told my colleagues that I needed to jump off the call […]

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One step back, but two steps forward

October 15, 2018 The late summer breezes sure have carried some dangerous storms to the SouthEast this season. Our latest storm, Michael, created some catastrophic conditions for the Gulf Coast and my heart goes out to all of those impacted by his fury. As the […]

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My vagina monologue

4 months ago, I got a wild idea to move (again). Those who know me know that I’m restless, and often find myself in need of change. But as the excitement mounted, I found I had no time to think this through. I mean, isn’t […]

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