Author Archives: Bill Kinney

Busy! On Land!

From the moment we arrived a few days ago here at the boatyard in Fort Lauderdale we have been busy either getting things done, or coordinating other people getting things done.  This is our last maintenance stop for many months, … Continue reading

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Next Challenge—a quick update

Well… this is an anticlimax. The first thing we see as we come around Grand Bahama Island are two 28 foot open cockpit fishing boats just finishing their run over from Florida. Obviously, not quite as rough and tumble as … Continue reading

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Next Challenge

Time 1010 local Lat N 27° 31.4′ Lon W 79° 12.2′ Nautical miles from Fishing Bay, Deltaville, Virginia : 618.2 Nautical miles to Port Everglades Entrance : 97.9 We are just rounding the treacherous shallows of Little Bahamas Bank. The … Continue reading

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Tropical Weather

Time 1315 local Lat N 29° 41.1′ Lon W 77° 49.7′ Nautical miles from Fishing Bay, Deltaville, Virginia : 477.1 Nautical miles to Port Everglades Entrance : 246.4 We continue sailing straight downwind to our destination pushed along by the … Continue reading

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Officially “South”

Time 0845 local Lat N 32° 00.5′ Lon W 76° 24.6′ Nautical miles from Fishing Bay, Deltaville, Virginia : 331.9 Nautical miles to Port Everglades Entrance : 403.7 Now that we are at the latitude of Savannah, Georgia, about 200 … Continue reading

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Another Beautiful Day

Time 0915 local Lat N 33° 45.9′ Lon W 74° 48.7′ Nautical miles from Fishing Bay, Deltaville, Virginia : 238.3 Nautical miles to Port Everglades Entrance : 535.6 After motoring last night, and most of yesterday afternoon as well, we … Continue reading

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Another Beautiful Day

Time 1015 local Lat N 35° 18.8′ Lon W 75° 06.5′ Nautical miles from Fishing Bay, Deltaville, Virginia : 146.1 Nautical miles to Port Everglades Entrance : 609.7 Beautiful, sunny, and clear skies, calm seas. The wind has gotten a … Continue reading

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