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A life on the Open Wave.

We were up pretty early (well for me) and decided to give Maggie a nice long walk along the lock this morning.

There were several narrow boats moored there, most being hire boats. 463 more words

My Life

Ludington to Frankfort

This just about sums up today:

Yup. A true motorboat ride. A trawler captain’s dream day. No wind, no waves, nothing to get in the way of great fuel consumption. 278 more words


Coastal Oceanography off North-East Greenland

Greenland is melting, but it is not entire clear why. Yes, air temperatures continue to increase, but what does it matter, if those temperatures are below freezing most of the time. 1,014 more words


A nomadic pause

Our return to our permanent moorings did not go smoothly. Breaking down within sight of the moorings after a 7 hour drive from Kings Cross was brilliantly improbable. 567 more words

Breaking Down

Putting off our Friend

We had invited our friend up for the day with the intention of taking him out on the boat. As always, we have kept a watchful eye on the weather reports and radar pictures, and have seen the UK swamped in waves of greens and yellows. 616 more words


A mooring in Fareham Creek

Tammy Norie now has a permanent mooring in Fareham Creek at the Fareham Sailing and Motorboat Club right here:

Mooring maintenance is the responsibility of the club member at FSMBC, so Dad and I rowed out and checked the sinkers, shackles, and chains on under a promising buoy pointed out by Sid, the mooring master. 55 more words