Back in the USA

Back in the US https://photos.app.goo.gl/UCvxSLfJGNdkdnLH8 We delayed our departure an extra day due to weather, and ended up spending almost a week back at Great Harbour Cay, where we’d cleared into the Bahamas in early December. Some of the cruisers there hadn’t moved since we’d been there, and while it is a great marina, it …

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Advanced Stabilizer troubleshooting-

Stabilizer trouble shooting  in Exotic Places https://photos.app.goo.gl/Rirhc9xfMiHH2Fdv9 We trekked back to Georgetown from Thompson Bay, Long Island on one stabilizer; which actually delivered a pretty good ride. I’d heard that one would give you about 60% of what both stabilizers do to calm the roll of the boat. And now, I agree. We had 4-6 …

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Ragged Islands and fluid plans

We’re on the Banks, heading north toward Thompson Bay, Long Island. We have 70 more miles to go today, making it a total of 90 miles. https://photos.app.goo.gl/LsEa7XXF759ZAuEU8 We’ve been gunkholing it in the Ragged Islands, between Hog Cay, South side (for winds out of the north) and Racoon Cay. The winds have been pretty much …

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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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Customs man says, “she got to leave.”

  Back to Great Harbour Cay photos Return to Great Harbour Cay   As that great philosopher, Jimmy Buffet crons, "The customs man says she has to leave, But she's got a plan hidden up her shrewd sleave" (Manana, Son of a Son of a Sailor) We had a good weather window to depart from …

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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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