Monthly Archives: June 2016

Amel Downwind Sailing Rig

In one of our underway posts I mentioned in passing the special downwind rig that Amel boats use.  By special request, here is a more detailed description of that rig. This might be a bit technical for non-sailor types. Also, … Continue reading

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Parked in New Jersey

We arrived yesterday afternoon, safe and sound at the Sandy Hook Bay Marina.  I have updated the posting about catching the wahoo with photos, so if you’re interested, page back and have a look! The marina is nice, so new … Continue reading

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The home stretch

Time: 10:10 local Lat: 37 33N Log: 73 03W Distance from Port Canaveral: 667NM Distance to Sandy Hook Bay Marina: 176NM The models have us arriving at the Marina between 1 and 6 PM tomorrow. Right now we are motoring … Continue reading

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Its always something…

Time: 16:10 local Lat: 35 01N Log: 74 40W Distance from Port Canaveral: 501NM Distance to Sandy Hook Bay Marina: 323NM We are 40 miles east of Cape Hatteras. A very busy shipping lane with lots of vessels heading north … Continue reading

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Just good sailing!

Time: 18:20 local Lat: 32 55N Log: 77 30W Distance from Port Canaveral: 315NM Distance to Sandy Hook Bay Marina: 479NM No motoring today! Just awesome sailing weather. Clear, sunny, warm, but not terribly hot and 15 to 20 knots … Continue reading

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Wahoo!

Time: 17:20 local Lat: 30 44 N Log: 79 56.6W Distance from Port Canaveral: 144NM Distance to Sandy Hook Bay Marina: 648NM The winds last night were light and variable, but enough to keep moving. We kept push on until … Continue reading

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And we’re off!

Time: 20:05 local Lat: 28 42N Long: 80 13W We left the dock about 10:30 this morning, and have had a delightful sail all day. Wind between 10 and 17 knots. Most of the day we have been covering ground … Continue reading

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