Think OCEAN! Vote Ayla!

Location: New Bern, North Carolina Oceana, the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation has announced the finalist for their 2010 Ocean Hero Award. Ayla is humbled and greatly honored to be selected as one of their five Junior Hero finalist . Oceana, is 100% dedicated to fighting on behalf of our world’s oceans. […]

May 18, 2010 – Santa Rosalia

May 12, 2010 – Puerto Don Juan, Bahia de los Angeles May 12th is a big day – my Bella’s birthday. It is hard to believe that she is six today. Time goes too fast. We called to wish her a happy birthday and she was already wearing the pink ‘…

May 17, 2010

Well, this was a very different sort of week for us.  For one thing, we were up and underway by 7 a.m. 3 days out of 5!  Hardly recognized ourselves!From Jupiter we headed for Vero Beach, and spent one night there.  Found that they had d…

Stuart

We had a very pleasant trip  across the center of Fla., via the Lake Okeechobee waterway. We took a bunch of pictures which for the moment are locked in the camera due to having left the cable back in Kilmarnock when we were there the other week. …

Life’s2Short 2010-05-16 07:49:00

From Florida through Georgia and South CarolinaOn Monday, May 3rd, we traveled 40 miles from Alligator Creek (in Florida) to Jekyll Island (in Georgia) with a 45-minute stop in Fernandina Beach to refuel.We saw Jacksonville Bob’s brother’s shrimp b…

Shelving

As we continued the seemingly never-ending Clean Up After The Hot Tub Project, one thing became glaringly obvious to me. Our lazarette still needs some additional organization, despite last years overhaul. We were sitting on the aft deck, looking aroun…

Adventure

Adventure N-62 Hull 22 2010-05-15 08:02:00

After a couple of bloody mary’s and two Kalik Bahamain Beers we managed to hammer out a new float plan.Based on the latest forecast the winds are supposed to hold steadily at 20 knots with 8 foot seas. Better to stay here in our protected harbor and he…

Adventure

Still In Staniel

We have spent time here snorkeling and performing some deferred maintenance. The winds have been above 20 knotts for the last four days. We are hopping for a reduction in the next few days so we can head out. We will probably clear out of the Bahamas h…

Scarborough to Great Sandy Straits Marina

Opal Lady was gleaming and all dressed in nice new clothes before we undressed her and left the dock at Scarborough. Whilst having our warranty work completed we engaged Paul from AT SEA Marine and Auto Trimming, Redcliffe Qld that did an amazing …

GSSR 2010 No 6. – Hiroshima to Fukuoka

Greetings all!
 
Over the past three days the GSSR group of three boats has run from Hiroshima Japan to Fukuoka, a distance of about 180 miles.