Monthly Archives: September 2017

Hurricanes: Run? Hide?

The destructive power of this season’s hurricanes brings to mind the choices that many sailors have to make when a major storm is forecast to come their way.  Do you run to get away from the destructive power of the … Continue reading

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Progress… slow and steady

After many months without touching land, Harmonie is in a dock in Back Creek in Annapolis. I don’t need to tell anyone on the East Coast these days that the weather is hot and humid as the offshore hurricanes keep a … Continue reading

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Solomons Island–again.

We stopped here at Solomons Island last year, and again this time. One of the larger boating centers in the central part of the bay.  It is an appealing place to stop because it is one of the few places … Continue reading

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The List

I had written that we had projects that were planned for our time in Annapolis.  We postpone some non-urgent projects until we are in a major yachting center where a wide range of possible parts and support are available.  Nothing … Continue reading

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Inland Sailing

We arrived within the hour of predicted at the entrance of the Chesapeake Bay… which is pretty impressive for three days of uncertainties with weather and currents.  The wind forecasts were quite accurate as far as direction and time go. … Continue reading

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Sometime You Just Have to Believe

Time 0900 local Lat N 38° 12.9 Lon W 73° 26.7′ 135 miles Northeast of the entrance to Chesapeake Bay The weather forecasts and sailing models all agreed: Hold your course, stay offshore, it will change. Sure enough, that’s exactly … Continue reading

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The Migration Continues

Time 0900 local Lat N 39° 29.6′ Lon W 71° 43.3′ Yesterday morning we weighed anchor as the wind shifted toward the west, and we have been heading south since then. So far an uneventful trip. No exciting wildlife sightings, … Continue reading

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