Tag Archives: cruising with kids

Wye and Rhode Rivers

After leaving the Corsica river, we spent two nights in Picarroo cove in the Wye East, one night in a cove north of Shaw bay and one night in the Rhode River.  Piccarroo cove has long been one of our … Continue reading

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Fishing, pizza, and a puzzle in Port Washington

Our hunt for the elusive New England fluke finally found success today.  Off the boat, we caught two keeper fluke (20″ and 21″). We caught them on fluke rigs tipped with squid.  Tracy also caught two smaller unidentified fish that … Continue reading

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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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Long Island

In Somes sound, we picked up a stowaway, a longtime friend, Wendy.  With Wendy and SV Blue Raven, we headed a bit offshore to Long Island for lobsters and a bit of hiking.  Most of the island is owned by … Continue reading

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Lobsters here, Lobsters there

We had a wonderful visit in Belfast with our friends Tig and Serena and family (tigandserena.com).  It was fun to catch up again after a year and 6,000nm.  The kids had fun swimming, playing, reading, and burning things.  We all … 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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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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