May 21 We had a great day going through the Viginnia locks and Coin jock canal….well not without experiencing a very windy and tidal anchorage that had Laura 11 bumping like crazy so we lifted the anchor and went back to Coin jock at night. (I HATE going along the ICW at night especially inContinue reading “Not on a Friday!”
Monthly Archives: May 2021
On the Road Again
Our mechanic Brooke was terrific, he got the starter from Bugs and ASAP installed it. He was also able to fill us in with more details about the couple who had grounded twice. He didn’t know anything about the grounding but he said when he went on the sea trial with them and he wasContinue reading “On the Road Again”
May 16. A Scotsman walked into the bar with a ziplock and a hamburger.
When I first went to Beaufort I remember a few guys jamming on the dock and they had played with Eric Clapton and Gary Moore. It was truly amazing. I was looking forward to something similar when I heard there was live music. I won’t say where it was but it was truly woeful music.Continue reading “May 16. A Scotsman walked into the bar with a ziplock and a hamburger.”
May 14 anchoring just before Beaufort (NC) and of course tow boat
We anchored by Dewes creek on our first stop on the ICW. A beautiful wooded anchorage but it was still very cold and wet. It seems the weather isn’t suitable for a sea passage at least until Saturday so the best bet is to motor up the ICW. Although it was cold (no such thingContinue reading “May 14 anchoring just before Beaufort (NC) and of course tow boat”
New Smyrna to Charleston
After a very healthy breakfast of donuts and croissants provided by the Elnitskys’ we set sail on Sunday morning. As you can see we intend to continue along the theme of healthy eating. We decided go to St Augustine via the ICW as the weather was inclement and we would have been beating all theContinue reading “New Smyrna to Charleston”
Getting ready to set sail for Maine.
We will be setting sail for Maine on Sunday morning from New Symrna Yacht Club (Best little club in USA). We will be sailing Mat’s boat Laura 2 with Mat and John. Photos and stories to follow. I don’t have any of John but just as a snippet of Mat, We were sailing down toContinue reading “Getting ready to set sail for Maine.”