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
Victory Lap Week 2/8 Monday April 11, we departed Bob and Lynn’s by 10am. Cruising north, next stop New Smyrna Beach. We will anchor early evening. We anchored for the night along the ICW in an area known as NASA Launch Viewing-1. The Artemis I rocket was on Launch Pad 39B near the Vehicle Assembly … Continue reading Onward North
Back in the US of A!
Victory Lap Week 1/8 Monday April 4, we are staying with Dan’s cousin Bill and Halle his wife for a few days in Deerfield Beach, Florida. We had a wonderful dinner with family, Dan’s cousins Cindy, Bonnie, Aunt Joan, Bill and Halle, Dan’s brother Marty and Nancy and their friends Michael his wife Tina and … Continue reading Back in the US of A!
Completing the Circle!
Monday March 28, Day 1, technically when we reach 75.53W longitude, we will have completed our circumnavigation of the globe. This line runs through the Inter Coastal Waterway in North Carolina near the Alligator River and the Great Exuma Island in the Bahamas. It is the farthest point East we sailed when we started this … Continue reading Completing the Circle!
St. Thomas USVI
Monday March 21, after the morning rain had stopped we went by dinghy to customs and immigration to check in. One form, no duplicate questions it was simple and quick, next we had show our QR code’s from USVI Travel Portal. No passports stamp, no checking in required when get to Florida, officially we’re back … Continue reading St. Thomas USVI
Passage to St Thomas USVI
Friday March 18, Day 1, departed Port St Charles, Barbados at 1 pm. Wind 18-22knots, cruising 7-8 knots with main and staysail. Later, soft Tacos for dinner. North Atlantic Ocean Sunset 13 27N, 60 06W Received our PCR test results just before midnight as we were sailing near St Lucia. The internet signal was quite … Continue reading Passage to St Thomas USVI
Yo Ho Ho and Mount Gay Rum
Monday March 14, in the morning we pulled up anchor in Carlisle Bay, sailed a few miles north to Port St Charles Marina. We had lunch at the Pier One Restaurant in the marina, a restaurant bar and pool with sun bathing area. We met two couples from Canada had a great afternoon poolside together. … Continue reading Yo Ho Ho and Mount Gay Rum
Barbados, Week 1
Monday March 7, Barbados is the most easterly of the Caribbean Islands. In November of 2021 she became an independent country. It is also the only island in the Lesser Antilles that is not formed by volcanic rock. The island is sedimentary rock and coral. After arrival in Barbados we were instructed by Port Signal … Continue reading Barbados, Week 1
10 Days to the Caribbean
Friday February 25, Day 1, by 6:15am the anchor was up and we were on our way. Fernando de Noronha was certainly a great stop! The sky is blue with few clouds, 15-17 knots of wind, we’re cruising at 7-8.5 knots. For dinner Baja Chicken Bowls, chicken, red pepper, corn over rice topped with grated … Continue reading 10 Days to the Caribbean
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
Monday February 21, first stop customs and immigration, passports stamped, in and out as our stay here will be short. Fernando de Noronha is group of 21 islands 220 miles off the coast of Pernambuco State in Northern Brazil. Discovered in 1503 by a Portuguese expedition. Only the largest island is inhabited with a population … Continue reading Fernando de Noronha, Brazil