Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2010-02-10 12:22:00

Endangered Species Expedition!We went for a drive down the Keys to see if we could see some Key Deer, and to get one more lobster reuben sandwich from the ParrotDise Grill on Little Torch Key. Key Deer are a very endangered species that live only in th…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2010-02-08 18:17:00

It was a nice day out in the Atlantic so we cruised out to Sombrero Reef nearby Marathon, hoping that the murky waters had cleared up. There are about 30 mooring balls over the coral reef where you can just pick out a mooring ball and tie your boat u…

The Bahamas !!!!

We are now in Marsh Harbor on Great Abaco ….. and it is lovely! The water is just as you would imagine, although the temperature and winds make it a bit chilly ….. but with another 22 inches of snow in Charlottesville yesterday, we are not complain…

December 2009 in the Abaco’s

Shortly after arriving in Marsh Harbour, Wink and Paul went out lobster hunting. They were lucky enough to get a few for dinner. Although there were a lot less lobsters this winter. A few days later, Vanessa asked Wink to help her learn how to hunt &am…

Scott, Phyllis, Sam & Laura and New Year’s

After Christmas Scott, Phyllis, Sam & Laura Brannon came to visit us for a few days in Panama City.  We were still dealing with cool (cold for Panama City) weather but the winds were down and we were able to go out.  We headed down t…

February 1 (not)

Friday February 5???  Can’t be!  YIKES!   We did not drop off the edge of the world, I simply allowed Monday to roll on, blog-free!  Also Tuesday and Wednesday and Thursday!Oops.Short version of the weeks–YOUNG AMERICA set out fr…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2010-02-04 17:16:00

Manatee!There was a manatee swimming around the marina today. It just cruised very slowly under the docks and between the boats and looked like a big gray inflatable dinghy tube.The only time it came up is to breathe and then it only sticks it’s nose …

Captain’s Log updat as of 1/30 to 2/5/2010

1/30/2010 Saturday
Leaving Cabo San Lucas for Bahia de los Muertos

It was an exciting day.   Rebecca piloted the ship out of the harbor with Devin’s tutelage, which was no small task given the chaotic environment in the harbor.  We tu…

Captain’s Log updat as of 1/30 to 2/5/2010

1/30/2010 Saturday
Leaving Cabo San Lucas for Bahia de los Muertos

It was an exciting day.   Rebecca piloted the ship out of the harbor with Devin’s tutelage, which was no small task given the chaotic environment in the harbor.  We tu…

Doug & Kathy’s Boatlog 2010-02-02 12:13:00

SHARK!…. well, a teeny baby shark anyhow. Along with a bunch of Creval Jacks and other small fish, I caught this baby Hammerhead Shark, so it’s another post of fish and sunsets today. It’s always fun to fish off the aft deck because you never know …