Monthly Archives: September 2017

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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Taking a chance to relax.

At least for a bit we get a chance to relax as Irma has taken a southerly route that will put the bulls eye on points further south. We made our first trip through the Cap Cod Canal yesterday.  Our … Continue reading

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Always a Surprise.

Thursday night we were just sitting down to our dinner onboard, when we heard–very close by–the unmistakeable sound of fireworks.  While we had been relaxing below, someone had moved a pair of pyrotechnic barges into position right off the Boston … Continue reading

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