Monthly Archives: November 2019

Out of the Water, Clean and Happy

We had a relatively uneventful run up the New River this morning, and arrived just in time for our scheduled lift. Harmonie came out of the water totally clean. It was really impressive. There was not a single bit of … Continue reading

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The Sunshine State!

We dropped anchor in South Lake, Hollywood, Florida shortly after midnight last night. We had a good day sailing with strong winds on a deep broad reach, consistantly hitting speeds of over 9.5 knots with winds gusting to more than … Continue reading

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Finally warm!

After 36 cold and windy hours in Charleston, we headed back out on our southward migration. Our sail so far has been mostly fast with favorable winds. With the northerly winds continuing, we are staying in closer to the coastline … Continue reading

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Once again…

While we were sailing last night we tuned in to the local marine weather forecast. When the computerized voice calmly got to the part about winds to 40 knots and seas to 16 feet, we made a quick right turn … Continue reading

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Still motoring!

50 miles due east of Charleston, South Carolina While we expect big winds tomorrow as a strong cold front moves on past, today is not tomorrow. Winds right now continue very light (2 to 4 knots) and our trusty Volvo … Continue reading

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Motorboating.

We left Norfolk this morning as early as we could pay our marina bill and left the Chesapeake Bay with a good following wind. The southern reaches of the bay and the nearby ocean are always a challenge. In addition … Continue reading

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Well, That was a Good Call…

We don’t often hide in a marina from the weather, but in this case we are happy we did. The cold front that came through last night has blown on by, and left strong north winds in its wake. How … Continue reading

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