Tag Archives: Yacht

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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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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Just waiting…

We were talking earlier today about the “good old days” of sailing. Back when we mgiht have heard that there was a hurricane that had hit the Bahamas last week, and this morning it was a bit cloudy and breezy, … Continue reading

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Ready!

We are almost as ready as we will ever be. We are about 36 hours from the first touches of Dorian. Right now it is dead calm, quiet, and clear. Harmonie is settled in to a narrow shallow cut off … Continue reading

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Stay and hide!

Just a quick update to our storm plans. One of the nice thing about having a network of people is you get help from unexpected places. After our post about our hurricane plans we got an email from one of … Continue reading

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Run Away!! Run Away!!

The official NOAA Hurricane Center Forecast for Dorian out five days has the storm still at hurricane strength AND located right on top of where we are now. There is only one thing to do: Run Away! In this case … Continue reading

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