On our first day in Barcelona Katrina and I took a bike tour to get our bearings. It just so happens to be the festival of St Eulalia and the place was packed, nevertheless we made it around. I’ve heard so much about Barcelona but not really seen much about it on TV. Photographs justContinue reading “Barcelona”
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Heavy Weather and amazing Welcome Home
Miles 3700. Winds 25-27knots occasional gust to 34. Speed average 6 knots often 8-9 knots and once or twice 11knots. Number of times I called Huey overboard. twice too often (That last sentence will only be recognized by those who have been sea sick!) We were enjoying the aftermath of the storm and taking thingsContinue reading “Heavy Weather and amazing Welcome Home”
When is it a gust or a puff
This morning we were trying to calculate out what the difference was between a gust or a puff. Is a puff less than 20knots ? Such was the depth of our conversation. Then late this afternoon we realized that tomorrow would be a very good day to head out. I think it’s best to goContinue reading “When is it a gust or a puff”
Waiting for the storm
Someone said that waiting for the hurricane to come is like being chased by a turtle. Well as you know, Race has had to leave us as we will be stuck here at least until Monday and he has to go back to work. So Sad. We’ve been occupying our time walking around town andContinue reading “Waiting for the storm”
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I’ve been stuck in worse places.
Well I can think of worse places to be stuck in Beaufort North Carolina is a charming town. This weekend there is the pirates invasion so we went up and saw all these crazy people singing which was nice and displaying all sorts of gory details about pirates. The pirate that I photographed there onContinue reading “I’ve been stuck in worse places.”
Fiona and storm updates.
It’s so distracting writing about Fiona as I keep thinking about my sister Fiona. We anchored in a safe anchorage when the winds from her came by and it was actually a good feeling as we could feel the strength of the anchor keeping MAingeal steady in the water I was glad to be outContinue reading “Fiona and storm updates.”
The Gem of North Carolina.
Well, some of you might already be aware that we left Norfolk And headed down the dismal swamp. I love the dismal swamp and it is truly beautiful however, this time it had its challenges. When we arrived in the swamp we were a bit delayed because we went to do our shopping and byContinue reading “The Gem of North Carolina.”
Mile 2789. Engine working. Temperature becoming bearable Waiting for Race We decided to head straight down to Montauk across the top of Long Island. It was a pleasant sail. When I called Montauk Marina I asked about availability of slips and he said you could try by the bulkhead. Try? I asked and then heContinue reading “Heading home.”
Well, we got the engine fixed and I am very optimistic that this is the end of the engine troubles. Paul was the first mechanic. he identified a block in the fuel line and the following day he brought in Rielly and both of them went through all the tubes and search for fuel leaksContinue reading “Addendum”