Shalom Y’all Food Festival

Sunday, October 27. Day 110 We woke up to more cold this morning. An unusual thing happened. We heard birds walking on the foredeck and then saw birds walking on the forehatch. We haven’t seen this before so I attempted to get some photos, very quietly getting out of bed to get the camera and […]

Stay in Turners Creek-Savannah, GA

Thursday, October 24, Day 107 We woke to clear skies and 54 degrees outside and 62 degrees inside the boat. The engine is taking many cranks to turn over and start, but is better than yesterday. We cast off Bentana at 725am with minimal current. It was so cold that Phil put gloves on at […]

To Beaufort, SC and Hilton Head Island

Sunday, October 20, Day 103 This morning when we woke at 7:45 AM it was about 63 degrees and cloudy. Today we went the short jump from Lady’s Island to Beaufort to meet up with SV Bentana. We cast off at 11 AM and about an hour later we rafted off Judy and Stephen’s boat. […]

Lady’s Island (Beaufort), SC

Thursday, October 17, Day 100 We woke to a HEAVY dew and were able to see a few dolphins, but only were able to get photos of their fin out of the water. We waited until 847am to raise the anchor to try to have the negative tidal current less than starting early and having […]

Stay in Morehead City, NC

Thursday, October 10, Day 92 When we woke up this morning, it was still breezy and cool and damp. We paid $2 for our electricity and cast off with Brian and Stephanie’s help at 851am. The winds were 8-9kts from the NW but quickly climbed to 12-15kts once we were in the Neuse River. At […]

Elizabeth City, NC.

Friday, September 27, day 80 Paul, who lives on his boat here took us to Robert Sawyers automotive shop to get the alternator belt bracket welded. They were great! Immediately went to work on it and <10min it was welded and fixed for $10! Wow what service! We drove home (our boat IS home) and […]

Passage to St. Michael – No to Annapolis, MD

Monday, September 16 Day 69 Today is the day to go to St. Michaels on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, As is typical for us, we woke early at 6am and castoff at 644am. We saw a beautiful sunrise which is one of the advantages of being up so early. The wind was […]

Visit with Family, Essex, MD

Monday September 9, Day 62 Our first full day in Essex, my niece was working in the morning, so we relaxed on the boat. I worked most of the time updating the blog and Phil was reading or doing what he does on the iPad. For lunch I doctored the crab spaghetti, which made it […]

Stay at Cape May

Wednesday, September 4. Day 57 606am we start the engine, but the snubber hooked on the chain twice, once in the top part and again in the bottom slot and it was something for Phil to get unhooked. Finally at 615am we raised anchor the 2nd boat to leave. At 645am on the Atlantic Ocean […]