Summer of maintenance

Jenny’s family rendezvous

Family rendezvous x 2 When I had been in NZ last year, we had talked about a cruise that my brother Jonathan and his wife Nicola were planning for April-May, which was to start in San Diego, travel south along Mexico and Central America, transit the Panama Canal, and then after a stop at …

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Back to School; Attending Trawler Fest   After our three weeks of maintenance at Washburns Boat Yard, we headed further north to Kent Island, just across the Bay from Annapolis for Trawler Fest, held at Bridge Marina, Kent Island, MD.   We could not get slip space at the Bridge Marina, but we found reasonable rates at the …

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Summer in the Chesapeake- or “Trying to Reason with Hurricane Season”   We’ve spent the last month and a half or so in two places. We decided to find a nice marina with a GOOD RATE, so that we could do some minor repairs, and have some items shipped to us. York River Yacht Haven Marina, was a great find. Located across the bridge …

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Plastics Pollution-choking the oceans

We have spent 8 months so far on Southern Star, literally living our five year dream to own one of these gorgeous boats which allows us to safely and comfortably travel, explore and if we choose, stay in beautiful places, interesting towns and remote locations. We have travelled 2500 nautical miles through the Bahamas, and …

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