Author Archives: Bill Kinney

Catch and Release

At the time of our last post we were still in Lewes, Delaware. We have moved, and are now in Annapolis, Maryland back at our favorite boatyard in the Chesapeake: Bert Jabin’s Yacht Yard. Getting here started out with a … Continue reading

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A Whale of a Time

We promised more fun stuff from our trip out to the Baltimore Canyon, and here it is! While pilot whales might not be the biggest, or most glamorous members of the ocean going mammal family, they are still cool! We … Continue reading

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Out to the Canyon

This past week we made our first real run out to fish “The Canyons” as we sailed from Lewes, Delaware out to Baltimore Canyon. I’ll bet people who live in Baltimore are more surprised than most to hear that Baltimore … Continue reading

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So Much To Say!

We took a trip out to the edge of the continental shelf over the past few days, and had any number of fun and exciting experiences. We’ll be writing about some of these over the next few days to keep … Continue reading

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It’s Aways Something

The Good… Sometimes it is something good, like the awesomely great spot we are at anchor right now. With every change in tide the dolphins swim by, the ospreys catch their fish, and pretty is just about everywhere. Seriously, it … Continue reading

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Why We Live On a Sailboat

It can sometimes seem like we must be nuts, living as we do. The space limitations, the costs of maintenance, the everyday work just to keep the boat floating and working as she should. But, then there are days like … Continue reading

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Rhythm to the Rescue!

This afternoon had a strong onshore breeze from the east, and scattered thunderstorms. During a break in the weather, I decided to head off and see if I could catch some fish for dinner. Very shortly after I pulled away … Continue reading

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Out to the ocean again..

Without a highly specific destination in mind, we head out into the ocean not so much to get somewhere, but just to go sailing while generally meandering north. Our track wandered basically from one fishing spot to another, in a … Continue reading

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Now that that’s over…

The weather event that was tropical strom Isaias has blown on through, with the center of the storm just a few miles to the west of Harmonie’s location. Damage here in Hampton, VA was minor. In our marina one or … Continue reading

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And This Too Shall Pass…

Isaias, that is. We are in a marina in Hampton, VA hunkered down for the arrival late tomorrow of the latest tropical storm of the season. Right now Isaias is forecast to run right over the top of us on … Continue reading

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