)Like you really have to be told. Swimming and day moon and night moon! We really enjoyed our sail across to Tilghman Island. A beam reach 20-24 knots wind and COG of 6-7 knots. (For the non sailors that’s mighty fast. Not for a car but certainly for M’Aingeal). Its like flying on a magicContinue reading “KNAPPS NARROWS June 29”
Monthly Archives: June 2021
For the grammar nerds amongst you I will admit I often don’t check my spelling or grammar but I will tell you that there is no ‘ on Solomons Island… so there. It is a beautiful Island, vastly different to the dilapidation of Crisfield. We had a wonderful greeting on arrival and invited to HappyContinue reading “Solomons Island”
Doing the laundry
We just stayed one day in Norfolk as Pat and I had been there with Mat. Its amazing sailing through it though with all the aircraft carriers and helicopters flying overhead. We did visit the Hermitage museum. It was a beautiful house converted into a museum and gardens. The above picture was the dining roomContinue reading “Fond Farewells.”
Down alligator canal and up to Dismal swamp.
I don’t know how they decide to name these places but there were no alligators in alligator canal and I hope dismal swamp isn’t dismal. Our night conversations were at first quite sophisticated. Discussions along the lines of Dessert Island Discs very deep and meaningful with the background of wonderful lightening shows. An hour andContinue reading “Down alligator canal and up to Dismal swamp.”
What happens on the boat!
We had a wonderful start of the journey. Father Aldrin gave the blessing of the fleet and indeed we were truly blessed with the winds. It was a south east wind,aided by the Gulf Stream we raced along hitting 11 knots. That was even before we took the fenders in. Bad on me. I missedContinue reading “What happens on the boat!”
On our way
Just a wee note to say we’ve started our trip to Chesapeake. Pics and notes to follow (although I’m sure not EVERYTHING will be printed). although there is also Publish and be damned. If its entertaining it’s going in regardless of feelings .