Out Of Abaco, In To Florida

We’ve really enjoyed our 5 days fully exploring Elbow Cay and Hope Town.  Normally we’re in and out the same day.  Our marina at Hope Town Hideaways is a perfect quiet retreat.  Hammocks strung between palm trees, lush landscaping and manicured lawn…

How to Make Your Own Windscreen

After seeing many posts regarding windscreens, and the fact I have yet another pattern to add to my collection. thought that I may give my input and assist other DIYer’s A.) cut … read more →

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DIY Sundeck

I was very frustrated that the weather was so poor for the IOM weekend and that I was at home thinking that I really should have gone up regardless, I did what … read more →

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Last Hop: DC!

Coast Guard Headquarters & James Creek MarinaWashington, DC, 6/28/200938° 51.775′ N | 077° 00.855′ WHours logged: 6.5We arrived in DC mid-afternoon on Sunday! Together with Brandywine, we cast off around 8 am. Again, we kept to about 8 knots, c…

Last Hop: DC!

Coast Guard Headquarters & James Creek MarinaWashington, DC, 6/28/200938° 51.775′ N | 077° 00.855′ WHours logged: 6.5We arrived in DC mid-afternoon on Sunday! Together with Brandywine, we cast off around 8 am. Again, we kept to about 8 knots, c…

Second Hop to DC: Colonial Beach, VA

Point No Point LighthouseColonial Beach, 6/27/200938° 13.890′ N076° 57.869′ WHours logged: 8.0Saturday was a long day of cruising. Our plan was to be underway early, and make roughly half of the remaining distance. Having burned too much diesel on …

Second Hop to DC: Colonial Beach, VA

Point No Point LighthouseColonial Beach, 6/27/200938° 13.890′ N076° 57.869′ WHours logged: 8.0Saturday was a long day of cruising. Our plan was to be underway early, and make roughly half of the remaining distance. Having burned too much diesel on …

First Hop To DC: Solomons

Clouds obscuring our sunset near Cove Point LNG facility.Solomons, 6/26/200938° 19.838′ N076° 27.384′ WHours logged: 3.5We began our journey to DC on Friday evening. For those unfamiliar with the Chesapeake and the Potomac, the journey to DC from ou…

First Hop To DC: Solomons

Clouds obscuring our sunset near Cove Point LNG facility.Solomons, 6/26/200938° 19.838′ N076° 27.384′ WHours logged: 3.5We began our journey to DC on Friday evening. For those unfamiliar with the Chesapeake and the Potomac, the journey to DC from ou…

Superstructure

On the harbour side, the superstructure is taking up quite a bit of space, but some work has been going on; the door at the back of the bridge has been beautifully constructed in aluminium and the exhaust casing which runs right the entire way up thro…