Category Archives: Underway

Work(s) in progress!

The part for our jib furler is out being anodized. Hopefully, it will be back early this week, and we can get the boat back together and get sailing again. Our plan continues to be running up to Nova Scotia, … Continue reading

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And we are here…

We sailed up the Severn River this afternoon and have  picked up a mooring off downtown Annapolis in Spa Creek. It is breezy, gray, wet and COLD!  Karen keeps asking me, “Why did we leave the Caribbean?” I haven’t given her … Continue reading

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Heading on…

Our time in DC is now past.  Early this morning we dropped lines, and powered back down the Potomac.  Our destination is Annapolis, in another two or three days. Highlights in DC were visits with local friends, and the visit … Continue reading

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Welcome to DC!

Today we set a record for the greatest number of miles we have ever done in Harmonie, nonstop, under engine. About 75 nautical miles from our anchorage near the mouth of the Potomac, up to downtown Washington, DC. There are … Continue reading

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You know you are almost to the Chesapeake when…

The first real sign that you are approaching Cape Henry at the mouth of the Chesapeake is when the cloud of insects descends on the boat. Some are interesting, and beautiful, like this large dragonfly: Unfortunately, the largest number of … Continue reading

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Filling the freezer

Our passage north was interrupted a couple times today by stops to see if we could put more fish in the freezer. As the sun was coming up, Karen was in bed asleep after her night watch. The winds were … Continue reading

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Fishing day

The morning started calm and clear. We got underway from Charleston at the turn of the tide, and motored east, toward the fishing grounds. My objective was to basically try a repeat of what we did last week and see … Continue reading

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