Monthly Archives: April 2017

Charleston, SC at St Johns Yacht Harbor Marina

Weather report via Facebook friends (loopers just north of us ) –warnings of us severe wind and rain storms!   Quick decision to stay an extra night on the mooring ball in Beaufort, SC.  Hoping the storms move out of the area before … Continue reading

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Beaufort South Carolina (Byoo-fert)

GOODBYE GEORGIA Hello South Carolina Leaving Savanah, Georgia, it wasn’t long and we crossed into South Carolina. Heading toward Beaufort SC. (Pronounced Byoo-fert as in Beaufitul) later we will pass Beaufort NC (pronounced Boh-fert as in BOW). Visiting state number … Continue reading

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Savanah GA, Minnesota Namesakes?

“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get”.  We got a nice surprise- a chance to visit the filming sight of the Forrest Gump movie bench scene while in Savanah. The trolley bus tour guide … Continue reading

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Daytona to St Augustine Oldest City

Where were you 40 years ago?    Spring break, Daytona Beach 1977 on a bus tour  from Stout Menomonie WI to Daytona Beach. Fast Forward: Daytona area 2017 .  Cruising the ICW on a Mainship Trawler! Who knew all the adventures those … Continue reading

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Space Coast- Melbourne To Cocoa Village

A visit to the public library involves anchoring the boat, dinghy to the public dock and walk the path to the library.   You need to be creative when living on a boat and the library is a sure spot for strong … Continue reading

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Vero Beach & Melbourne Florida with guests aboard

The prevailing joke about Vero Beach by cruisers- is to call it Velcro Beach.  Once you visit its hard leave.    We aim to test the theory.   With a rental car, we were able to traverse around town and see what … Continue reading

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Lake Worth, Manatee Pocket to Vero Beach

Its March 2nd, and we crossed the Gulf Stream to Florida.  More adventures to share… LAKE WORTH CROSSING Left at West End Bahamas 7:30  arrived Lake Worth Florida 4:15. With the 4 mph current pushing toward the north from the gulf stream, … Continue reading

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Cumberland Island to Georgia Marshes

After six months in Florida, we will cruise into Georgia on April 16.    (Delayed posting, so bear with me). ATLANTIC BRIDGE ANCHORAGE An easy 34.8 miles today, and a popular anchorage  next to a bridge. Before stopping for the night, … Continue reading

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Beam Seas; Great Sale Cay to West End

Time has come to say good bye to the Bahamas – with hopes to return again soon.  We are now back tracking, and the first stop will be Great Sale Cay. We will continue flying our Bahama Courtesy flag until … Continue reading

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