Tag Archives: Boating

Chesapeake Bay; Deltaville to Solomon Island May 21 updates

Chesapeake Bay is a large body of water! Reminds us of Lake Superior. There are several container ships on the horizon., many pleasure craft, and good news- plenty of depth. It is May 21, and we are on the way … Continue reading

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Hampton- Carousel and Colonial Williamsburg

Have you been on a carousel lately?   If you get a chance, I highly recommend it.   Welcome to Hampton Virginia. Looking for variety?  Hampton is throwing a Reggae Festival block party at the same as hosting the Square Dancing Convention!     Could you … Continue reading

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Cruising through North Carolina

We have several Marina options in the next section of North Carolina.   Having considered a short 20 mile run – with a stop at Oriental; a 40 mile run stopping for seafood at RE Mayo Seafood and Marina or a longer run … Continue reading

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1868 miles to go; Stormy Georgetown then Quiet Anchorage

Having cruised more than 4000 miles in 11 months on our trawler,  this is a good time to start mentally preparing for the final legs of our Great Loop adventure. Take a look at this list breaking down the remaining segments we need to traverse to complete … 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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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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TILOO AND TAHITI and MAN O WAR CAY

Decided we are not ready to head back yet; so back tracked a few miles to enjoy the island life at anchor a few more nights.   First stop, is Tiloo Cut in search of turtle viewing.    Cruised south 4.5 miles, … Continue reading

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Hope Town Marina for a few days

Forecast of heavy winds sends everyone to the marina’s for protection. We have a few days planned at Hope Town starting on March 23rd. And then the winds came: ELBOW REEF LIGHT HOUSE VISIT A short walk along the path … Continue reading

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Little Harbor and snorkeling Sandy Cay

Little Harbor will be our most southern point in the Abacos before turning around and heading back.    We are looking for a good snorkel sight, and Sandy Cay may be the one. LITTLE HARBOR MOORING BALL With the cupboards restocked, … Continue reading

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