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The time has finally arrived to make official our plans for the coming year.  Or, at least, to post them here on the blog.  It’s been a while since our last post, but we’ve been awfully busy transitioning off the boat and getting our summer itinerary all lined up.  From the start, our intention has […]

Our last sail of the season did not end quite the way we had wanted but, once again, we were reminded that we are not in control and mother nature reigns over the seas.  Once we made it to St. Mary’s, Ga, we had the option of either continuing the ICW through GA which is […]

We crossed back to the states after a calm day of catching mahi and crisp ocean breezes flowing around us.  It could not have been a better crossing back to the states.  We were even able to fry up one of the mahis for lunch while underway.  After days of planning and changing those plans […]

I started our cruising life uneasy about and uninterested in anchoring.  This was very much opposite Bryan’s attitude as he wanted to stay on the hook every single night.  I would much rather stay at a marina….close to amenities and resources.  Much of the beginning of our cruising life was spent this way, out of […]

We arrived in Norfolk, Virginia on August 20 with a certain amount of excitement to be leaving behind the narrow, restricted confines of the ICW and entering the open expanses of the Chesapeake Bay.  The Bay’s reputation of being fantastic sailing grounds with almost never-ending opportunity to experience picturesque anchorages and quaint coastal towns had […]