Category Archives: Rhode island

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415 days.  7,700 nm.

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All’s well post Arthur

We had a pretty uneventful afternoon and night. The winds picked up only to 20 gusting 28. We were well sheltered and had a nice day playing games and reading. The skies cleared around 8 in the evening. This morning, … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th to all of you, especially to all the Arthurs we know.  We are hunkered down in the NW corner of East Greenwich bay near Warwick.  We have extra chain out, our storm snubber on, and backed down on … Continue reading

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Clamming and Living the Life

We spent one night off Prudence Island in Narragansett Bay.  With folks in boats clamming all around us, we couldn’t resist.  We tried our luck ashore.  Well, actually the kids tried their luck as they didn’t need licenses.  Oh, too … Continue reading

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New London to Narrangansett Bay

We had an easy trip from New London, CT to Prudence Island. On the northern part of Newport, there is a graveyard for old ships.  This well-known and once proud carrier, USS Saratog, CV-60, a Forrestal class supercarrier, is destined … Continue reading

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Scene from Prudence Island, Rhode Island

Clams are big here.  Steamers, littlenecks, cherrystones, quahogs, hard shell, soft shell, and surf clams.  Here in the bay starting just after sunset, clams find themselves on the table on the stern of the boat.  Not a happy place for … Continue reading

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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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