Monday December 30 We’re here on the western Caribbean Sea, not another boat nor sight of land on our 360 horizon. Just a beautiful day! Blue sky, a few clouds, cruising along at 6 knots with an occasional bird that circled the boat. ￼
Sunday December 29 We’ve been sailing now for 7 days 24/7 round the clock. Our days have been we randomly take turns at the helm. In the mid morning or early afternoon Dan would nap. After dinner around 6, Danielle and I would rest or nap then wake at 10, Dan would go to sleep.Continue reading “8 days a week”
Saturday December 28 It’s hard to believe four weeks ago today we started this journey, my how time flies! The biggest surprise to me was I never anticipated we would’ve traveled down the the Inter coastal waterway. I expected all ocean sailing. Mother Nature had other plans. But it’s ok, we met several wonderful peopleContinue reading “Boats and birds”
Friday December 27 Just cruising the Caribbean Sea today! The time zone, where are we in relation to that? We don’t have cell service right now so we decided we are on boat time! Our own zone, at least till civilization tells us otherwise. I didn’t expect the calmness around Cuba. One day we’re allowedContinue reading “Cuba”
Thursday December 26, 2019 The cockpit was wet this morning, it rained a bit last night. The sky behind us is really ugly fortunately it is crossing behind us.
Wednesday December 25, 2019 So this was Christmas 🎄! It’s 74 degrees today in Key West, 40 back home in Pennsylvania. Listened to Christmas music 🎶 all day. Dozens of Dolphins came to swim by us this morning. 12:30pm cheers! champagne time🥂with lunch! Cracked Black Pepper and Olive Oil Triscuts! It’s ok to have HalloweenContinue reading “Merry Christmas”
Tuesday December 24, 2019 We set sail around 7:15am, anticipate sailing through the night.
Monday December 23, 2019 With a weather window approaching we decided to spend the day provisioning for the sail south. Danielle and I went to Costco, Publix, USPS and Walmart. It was a crazy day, so much traffic and impatient people. I know it’s two days before Christmas but still. When we arrived in DeerfieldContinue reading “Shopping Day”
Sunday December 22, 2019 Another day spent with our Florida family. Dan and Bill did errands getting a few things for the boat. They also had to move Trance a few slips down, guess we parked in the wrong one yesterday. Halle and I went food shopping for their Christmas Eve dinner, we spent theContinue reading “Cooking with Halle”
Saturday December 21, 2019 Everyday is a Saturday! We left our cul de sac probs around 8:30am went through 6 more bridges and finally ended up at the the Aquamarina Ocean Side Marina. Meet up with Dan’s cousin Bill his wife Halle, their son Jeffery, whom we’ll stay with for a few days.