Category Archives: Underway

Battery Economics and Marketing BS

OK, this post is for all you sailing technology nerds out there. Lithium batteries are the newest and hottest thing that every cool sailor suddenly has to have. They are being promoted by some people who really don’t know what … Continue reading

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Landed!

We’re back in Annapolis, docked at Jabin’s Yacht Yard after a delightful passage south. We made good speed, and had excellent weather. One of the trip’s highlights came south of Cape Cod, after we got into warmer water: We set … Continue reading

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Fast is Fun

21:00 local, 14 Sept 2019 Lat: 42° 13.4’ N Lon: 67° 16.1’ W Weather Clear, wind 16knots, SE Water temperature 63°F/Air temperature 66°F Course 253M Distance from St Peters Canal Entrance: 344 NM Distance from Delaware Bay Entrance: 409 NM … Continue reading

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A fast and fun start!

20:00 local, 13 Sept 2019 Lat: 43 34.3’ N Lon: 64 42.8’ W Weather Clear, wind 2 knots, NE Water temperature 60F/Air temperature 63F Course 253M Distance from St Peters Canal Entrance: 205 NM Distance from Delaware Bay Entrance: 547 … Continue reading

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And we’re off!

Power back on, and we squeezed through the lock with three other boats. Once again, we are out in the ocean, and Harmonie gets to stretch her sea legs. We have a beautiful north northwest wind pushing us on a … Continue reading

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Hurry up and wait!

We got down to St Peters without problem, got our provisioning run complete, and have the boat set up and ready for offshore sailing. We are all ready to go… Unfortunately power is out in town again, so the lock … Continue reading

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On the Move Again.

After a hurricane passes over your boat there is one good result: Your boat is CLEAN. It basically gets a freshwater power wash for hours and hours. Yesterday we spent all day undoing all the things we did to prep … Continue reading

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