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Annapolis for Memorial Day; and DC side trip by bus

Memorial Weekend is anticipated as the start of the summer boating season. Having been on our boat for almost a year, we still look forward to “spring boating” ! An advance reservation was made earlier at Annapolis Landing marina anticipating a crowd.    Good … Continue reading

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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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Angel Oak Tree, and Blessing of the Fleet-Charleston area

A 400 year old oak tree and a 300 year old garden and a blessing of the fleet- reasons to spend a weekend in Charleston! ANGEL OAK TREE We visited the Angel Live Oak tree- a 400 year old “Southern … Continue reading

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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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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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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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