Monthly Archives: June 2017

Off Long Island.

Time 2040 local Lat N 40° 45.0′ Lon W 72° 35.1′ Nautical miles from Sandy Hook, NJ: 67.7 Nautical miles to Edgertown, Martha’s Vineyard: 105 The weather has been great for the first leg of our trip to Boston. We … Continue reading

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And North We Go…

After 3 weeks of boat projects and family visits, our plan is to get underway from our temporary marina stop here in Northern New Jersey tomorrow, June 29th, more or less at midday.  If the forecast is to be believed, … Continue reading

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Busy, busy!

Since we arrived in New Jersey we have been dividing our time between two groups of tasks: Visiting family, and boat projects. Most of the projects have been simple, mundane and routine–like rebuilding a toilet pump.  Ah, glamorous yacht ownership! … Continue reading

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Landed… almost…

We are now at anchor in Sandy Hook Bay waiting for the tide to rise and the current to slack enough for us to get in the marina without hassle. My plan is to spend this time productively and phone … Continue reading

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The last mile is always the longest.

Time 1300 local Lat N 38° 27.0′ Lon W 72° 12.8′ Nautical miles from Great Harbor, Jost Van Dyke, BVI: 1262 Nautical miles to Sandy Hook, NJ: 147 We are making good time, but the miles aren’t as easy as … Continue reading

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The Home Stretch

Time 1200 local Lat N 36° 28.9′ Lon W 72° 35.9′ Nautical miles from Great Harbor, Jost Van Dyke, BVI: 1159 Nautical miles to Sandy Hook, NJ: 249 We had a rather rough and wild night with steady winds between … Continue reading

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Fish on! Weather on

Time 1515 local Lat N 34° 349′ Lon W 72° 40.6′ Nautical miles from Great Harbor, Jost Van Dyke, BVI: 1057 Nautical miles to Sandy Hook, NJ: 360 In the rougher and winder weather, I have been trolling three lines … Continue reading

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