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Leaving Stuart

Although it’s hard to believe, we’ve been here for a month. Weather has been a mix of cloudy and cool, and sunny and warm. On most of the warm days, we’ve headed for the beach or the pool. 580 more words


Words of Wisdom

One of our good friends, Paul Clapp, who is also a mariner (by that I mean experienced with and enjoys both sail and power boats) sent us the following words of wisdom after I posted about our woes with fog and rain et al..  213 more words


The Gold Coast - A Month-long Sojourn

The area from roughly Vero Beach South on the Atlantic Coast of Florida is locally known as the Gold Coast, because, according to local legend, the Spaniards inadvertently left a lot of gold in the waters offshore..  1,669 more words


Foggy, foggy dew - from Daytona Beach to Melbourne

We left Daytona Beach on Sunday, December 28 at 8:30, anxious to get to the next marina, which was in Titusville.  (Note that CHJ had stayed at the Daytona Boat Works, not far from the marina at which we stayed.)We had set an alarm for 6:00 AM because we had a long run to our next port, Titusville, and needed to reach the marina by 4 PM.  1,443 more words


Georgia On My Mind - The Rivers That Is.

Another post from our guest author, and primary navigator, Ted.

Traveling the ICW, following the charts, has been made relatively easy, theoretically at least. Charts, both paper and electronic, feature a Magenta Line, from Norfolk to Miami, that, mostly, follows the ICW. 1,269 more words


The Golden isles - St Simons - and Equipment Failures

We ended up at the Golden Isles Marina at St. Simon’s Island almost by chance.  As I mentioned yesterday, we chose to stay at this marina primarily because it was the closest marina we could find to Wahoo Island, and the only one that we believed we could make in a day’s run.  795 more words