Hiding out in Emerald Bay…

January 25, 2019 8’ breaking swells, followed by 4-6’ rolling swells times 5 hours will take its toll on your yacht. Beside the fact that my sea shells tried to hop back into the sea underway, my knife block wanted to wash itself in the […]

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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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Houston, we have a problem

December 7, 2018 After 6 days tethered to a very expensive dock in Cape Canaveral, and we still can’t figure out the problem on the drive generator, we decided to take the next window south to get to Ft. Lauderdale, where there will be mechanics […]

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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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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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