Monthly Archives: September 2013

The arrival

Yesterday we had bona fide proof that we had arrived as far as becoming full-time cruisers was concerned. We had a pleasant trip to visit friends on Rock Creek on the Patapsco River outside of Baltimore. We’re cruising along with … Continue reading

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Back in the Land of the Pleasant Names

We’ve just left the Sassafras River. There’s a Turkey Point on the bow. In the Sassafras, we were surrounded by ordinary names such as Ordinary Point, Turner Creek, Cassidy Wharf, Back Creek, Woodland Creek and Knight Island. The only name … Continue reading

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Cape may beach run

We just made the beach run off Cape May and are in the Delaware Bay. Here’s a view of the beach. It was a nice trip down from Jamestown. Rolly the first day. Gusts to 30 in the evening as … Continue reading

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Homeward bound

We have passed Pt Judith and are headed home west of Block Island and then to the Delaware Bay. We are clipping along at around 8kts in about 12-15 kts of wind now. Here’s the scene on board:

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Weather windows, borrowed time, ice cream and fluke

We’re still in Jamestown, RI and are checking the weather forecasts every couple of hours. The fronts have started to push through every couple of days breaking the typical southwesterlies. Tomorrow brings the next front in the pattern. We originally … Continue reading

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Jamestown, RI

We are in Jamestown after a nice sail from Cuttyhunk. Yes, sail. We pulled out the sails and turned the motor off for basically the entire trip. Radical. We are now on a mooring off Jamestown. And, most of the … Continue reading

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Back in Cuttyhunk

We are back in Cuttyhunk after two nights in New Bedford, a night in Plymouth, and a bit over a week in Boston. It’s been packed full of visits with old friends in Boston, a bit of history in Plymouth, … Continue reading

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