Monthly Archives: May 2018

Landed!

We arrived and anchored off the short of Norfolk in a drenching rain yesterday afternoon. We are anchored off the large Navy base here.  We can see three aircraft carriers from our deck and during the day we are entertained … Continue reading

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Closing in…

Time 27May18, 1430 local Lat N 35° 14.1’ Lon W 75° 07.0′ Nautical miles from Cape Eleuthera Marina, Bahamas: 627 Nautical miles to Norfolk Harbor, Virginia: 118 We covered miles quickly riding the Gulf Stream north. With a variety of … Continue reading

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Stepping on the conveyor belt

Time 26May18, 0830 local Lat N 31° 59.8’ Lon W 77° 09.5′ Nautical miles from Cape Eleuthera Marina, Bahamas: 432 Nautical miles to Norfolk Harbor, Virginia: 301 Yesterday’s excitement was when we supplied about 15 minutes of entertainment to a … Continue reading

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A slow crawl

Time 25May18, 0830 local Lat N 29° 58.9’ Lon W 77° 10.0′ Nautical miles from Cape Eleuthera Marina, Bahamas: 312 Nautical miles to Norfolk Harbor, Virginia: 402 It’s not fair to say the weather has failed us, it has been … Continue reading

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A slow crawl

Time 0830 local Lat N 29° 58.9’ Lon W 77° 10.0′ Nautical miles from Cape Eleuthera Marina, Bahamas: 312 Nautical miles to Norfolk Harbor, Virginia: 402 It’s not fair to say the weather has failed us, it has been beautiful. … Continue reading

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Uneventful days at sea

Time 1900 local Lat N 27° 50.4’ Lon W 77° 10.0′ Nautical miles from Cape Eleuthera Marina, Bahamas: 186 Nautical miles to Norfolk Harbor, Virginia: 549 We are churning out the miles at a reasonable pace in delightful weather as … Continue reading

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Heading North

Time 1445 local Lat N 25° 08.6’ Lon W 76° 32.6′ Nautical miles from Cape Eleuthera Marina, Bahamas: 21.3 Nautical miles to Norfolk Harbor, Virginia: 708.9 Our summer migration has started. We got underway from Cape Eleuthera Marina at 10AM, … Continue reading

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Preperations

Leaving Spanish Wells, we sailed back to the southern end of Eleuthera where we are meeting friends who are going to be our crew for our trip North. Our initial plan was to take two or three days for the … Continue reading

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Around Spanish Wells

When we first came into the narrow channel that is what passes for a harbor on Spanish Wells, we were greeted by the local fishing fleet.  Virtually all the boats are in port right now because they specialize in deep … Continue reading

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Catching up…

The weather for the past several days has been rather unsettled. Periodically windy (25 knots) periodically rainy–sometimes VERY heavy rain.  I have a bit of catching up to do with our adventures… We did get a chance to do some … Continue reading

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