Monthly Archives: October 2013

Salt Spring Island 2013

By mid-June we had arrived safely at our island retreat.  This would be our second summer there and we had lots of projects that had to be done by experts as opposed to ourselves.    Our island home in a … Continue reading

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The Trip Back to North Carolina: March 2013

Our plan was to enter the US at Fernandina Beach and then cruise up the coast to Beaufort, NC.  Of course, a sailor’s plans are set in jello, and ours certainly were!  En route we saw some beautiful sunsets and … Continue reading

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Cuba: February-March 2013

After spending two months in Marathon, it was time to get out of the US and see some new sights. We left Boot Key Harbour in the late afternoon, unusual for us in that we normally head out in the … Continue reading

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Marathon – Two months of Fun and Biking

Marathon is an interesting area and very boater-friendly.   We had a pleasant and peaceful sail down the Hawk Channel with an overnight at Rodriquez Key.  Upon arrival at Boot Key Harbour, we found that little had changed – the same … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 – The Trip South:

In accordance with our departure plan, Mother Nature gave us a break and created a very calm weather window for us to leave Beaufort, NC headed for Fernandina Beach, Florida.   Two of three sailing days were “dead calm”   … Continue reading

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