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Virginia Home Base- Our summer home and hurricane hole.

Jenny writes. As expected, the weather in Virginia got warm, and by mid June we had day temperatures in the high 80s, with 90% humidity. In the meantime, Ted got busy on Amazon, ordering supplies and parts. Michelle and I walked 3 miles each morning at 7.30am, which was a lovely start to the day, …

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Journey down memory creek

We departed Beaufort NC after a week. Some bad weather and the first named Tropical Storm; Arthur formed and came close to Cape Hatteras before heading off towards Bermuda. The storm threw some wind at us, and lots of rain. We were rained in for several days in Beaufort before we had a chance to …

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Last time through the ICW??

  Last time through the ICW   Last trip on the ICW photos   We left York River Yacht Haven on Saturday 9th November, which turned out to be a good day to transit through the busy Norfolk shipyards. There were the usual freighters and Coast Guard boats, but no naval ships moving around, and …

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York River and FLIBS

York River and FLIBS photos By Jenny We finally left Washburns and had a lovely run down past the Potomac, and into a lovely anchorage at Fishing Bay on the Piankatank River, just north of Mobjack Bay. As we had our sundowners, we saw N55 April K on AIS, and watched as they anchored a …

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Back to York River

  Back to York River Photos     We were anchored in behind Cape Lookout, NC after arriving, early in the morning after a pleasant overnight passage from Bald Head Island, NC.  The anchorage was calm and scenic. There were a fair number of boats anchored, but not too crowded considering it was 4th of …

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New York to York River

Presenting NZ flag to Reardon family ?New York to York River??? Weather was predicted to be good for 24 hours and then winds were building from the southeast. This suggested that we could get from Staten Island, along the New Jersey coast and through Cape May before the wind turned which would then blow us …

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Care and Maintenance- Boat and body

Ft Pierce- Boat and personal maintenance. https://photos.app.goo.gl/FHXFGHcoDuwnLMbv9 As I mentioned in a past blog, we had the crane motor fail while in the Bahamas. This is a major setback while living on the hook, as we now have no transportation from the boat to the shore aside from our kayaks. We had planned to spend …

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