Monthly Archives: September 2016

Wake up call!

Time: 11:30 local Lat: 38º 54.7’N Log: 76º 30.6 W Selby Cove, Mayo, Maryland We thought we were far back and out of the way.  It was a small bay with room for a few boats to anchor, no marked channel. … Continue reading

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Seagull Control!

Time: 18:45 local Lat: 38º 20.2’N Log: 76º 27.6 W Solomons Island, Maryland Everybody who has a boat in or near saltwater has at one time or another done battle with seagulls. Seagulls like nothing better than to sit on boats.  Seagulls … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Cruising.

Time: 21:30 local Lat: 38º 7.4’N Log: 76º 24.1 W St. Inigoes, Maryland Another day, another beautiful anchorage.  Just up the Potomac River from where it empties into the Chesapeake Bay, we are in a tiny tributary called Smith Creek.  Bald eagle nests, … Continue reading

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The Movie Set…

Time: 18:20 local Lat: 37 50N Log: 76 16 W Reedville, VA Two short hops have brought us further up the Chesapeake Bay to the delightful anchorage in the town of Reedville, VA on Cockrell Creek.  Karen’s description of a … Continue reading

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Stranger than you can imagine…

The world of nature is strange…  by way of example is bioluminescent plankton.  If you aren’t familiar, many types of small (tiny) critters that live in the ocean glow with a green light when they are disturbed.  It is a … Continue reading

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Anchored!

Time: 21:30 local Lat: 37 32.4N Log: 76 20.2 W I wish I had something exciting to report, but not so much.  Since my last posting we alternated between motoring and sailing as the wind allowed, and cleared our way … Continue reading

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The wind has failed us.

Time: 14:35 local Lat: 38 16.0N Log: 74 34.5 W Distance from Newport: 244NM Distance to Chesapeake Bay Entrance: 98NM Another beautiful day on the ocean, except about mid morning we lost our wind. Since we were trolling fishing lines … Continue reading

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