Category Archives: Massachusetts


415 days.  7,700 nm.

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Whales, birds, and Supermoons

We have had two good days of long day passages under motor (we never saw winds above 5 knots).  We left Cape Elizabeth /Richmond Island at 0500 bound for Gloucester, but made good time early on and decided to head … Continue reading

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Boston to Belfast (Maine)

On Saturday after the morning birdwatching tour, we headed out to Belfast.  The trip started out with almost no wind, but by evening we were sailing almost dead down wind with the genoa alone at 7 knots. In the late … Continue reading

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After a night off of Peddocks Island, we spent five days in Boston poking around and hanging out with friends we met our first time in Boston (2011), the Landrums.  We filled every minute with swimming, eating ice cream, listening … Continue reading

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Sunset over Boston

Here’s the sunset view of Boston from the east side of Peddocks Island in the harbor. We had a windy sail up from the Cape Cod Canal and tomorrow head into Charlestown.

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Cape Cod Canal

Having a rough passage through the canal. Oh, the suffering! Last night we had fishing and fireworks and another round of fishing this morning. Mainly scup and Black Sea bass, but Hannes did catch one shark, a smooth dogfish. The … Continue reading

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Wings Cove, MA

Here’s the views from Wings Cove tonight. We made the 9 hour sail today almost complete under sail. The day started out blustery, but settled quickly. We are happy to have made the miles east and to be ready to … 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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History treasures

Here are two treasures we found in Boston Harbor. We love exploring the wash zone between the high and low tide lines and looking for treasure. Last night and today were particularly neat.

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