Marlene completed a book, "Grandpa Dan's Dream Sailing Around the World", a whimsical story to granddaughter Cora. Born during Covid, we didn’t meet Cora until our return. In addition to the poem, Marlene filled 90+ pages with hundreds of photos and passage description from TRANCE’s World Tour.
“Extra, Extra, Read All About It”
Sunday's (December 25, 2022) edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer will feature TRANCE's World Tour. See the Sports Section centerfold! Also more details in the online version, which has a $0.99 trial.
Podcast, part 2
Monday September 5, We were interviewed for a podcast by Jeffry Wettig of The Escape Pods, Shooting the Breeze Sailing Podcasts. Part 2 is now available. You can listen here or wherever you find your favorite podcasts.
Podcast, part 1
Jeff Monday September 5, We were interviewed for a podcast by Jeffry Wettig of The Escape Pods, Shooting the Breeze Sailing Podcasts. You can listen here or wherever you find your favorite podcasts.
Trance is Back in Town
Victory Lap Week 8/8 Monday May 23, John and Joy departed after breakfast. Shortly afterwards we departed from the Town Point Marina in Deale, MD. Our destination is the Wye East River on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake. John, Joy, Dan, Me Our friend Yana in Hawaii has many friends. Daphne is one of … Continue reading Trance is Back in Town
Victory Lap Week 7/8 Monday May 16, decided to stay another day at Safe Harbor Bluewater Marina, as the weather forecast today is stormy. There was a diver in the water, working on the boat next to us. Dan inquired if he could check our zincs. Zincs are sacrificial anodes that degrade to prevent degradation … Continue reading Homeward Bound
And Windy has Stormy Eyes
Victory Lap Week 6/8 Monday May 9, wind forecast has Gale warnings on the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds. The swing bridge crossing the Alligator River will not open in winds 35 knots or greater, it’s been closed for several days. On the ocean, strong winds coming from the North against the Gulf Stream flowing North … Continue reading And Windy has Stormy Eyes
Victory Lap Week 5/8 Monday May 2, at 7:30am we departed Southport Marina along with s/v Revival with a favorable current. s/v Revival Wrightsville Beach Bridge Figure Eight Island Bridge A Belle loaf baked today Sunset TopSail Sound, where we anchored for the night. For dinner, pan fried Mahi-Mahi topped with marinated raw tomatoes with … Continue reading Onward Slowly
Moving North up the ICW
Victory Lap Week 4/8 Monday April 25, by 9:50am, we departed the Charleston Harbor Marina, heading north on the ICW. Charleston Harbor Marina Ben Sawyer Bridge Dolphin swimming in our wake, 10 second video with music We Anchored for the night at 5:30pm in Winyah Bay about 7 nm South of Georgetown, SC, which is … Continue reading Moving North up the ICW
Charleston, South Carolina
Victory Lap Week 3/8 Monday April 18, anchor up by 9am tried to get the 9:30 am opening of the Wappoo Creek Hwy 171 Bridge. The current was bit too strong to make it so we slowed down and waited for the 10:30am opening. Wappoo Creek Bridge Arrived in Charleston Monday late morning greeted by … Continue reading Charleston, South Carolina