Oy Mark, Look no Lungs!

And for my Dad too…Stunning.

It’s a Massacoustics Thing…

I know I talk about the great music here in Key West but if you are a true music fan, Key West is a virtual nirvana!!! If you’re not in the mood for whatever music is playing wherever you are, you just need to walk to the next bar and find something yo…

St Petersburg to Anna Maria Island

The Channel Into Bimini Bay, Anna Maria Island from lower Tampa Bay.Gumbo in Slip at Galati MarinaA small heron (Green Heron?) waiting to pounce on a fish.Adult Great Blue Herons on their nestMother Great Blue Heron with baby, begging for food, on nest…

Isabela Stop and We Are Off

We are not allowed to visit islands other than San Cristobal without special permits which are extremely costly. However, all ports around the world will provide safe harbor for as vessel with a problem regardless of other rules. The Capitano del Pue…

Offshore Beaufort, SC to Norfolk, VA

We left Beaufort on an outgoing tide benefiting from a push down river that increased our speed a couple of knots. Shortly after leaving Port Royal Sound we encountered choppy seas, not quite the 1 foot long period swells that were forecasted, but als…

Happy Easter

A beautiful Kapok tree outside the Museum of Fine ArtsOne of the Kapok flowers.Some of the branches, all flowers no leaves.Carriage rides on the waterfrontI wasn’t a fan of Fernando Botero’s art, after seeing his exhibit, nothing has changed. Happy Eas…

Lady Royal’s Great Loop Adventure • July 2010

Thanks for visiting! Check out our route, continue to follow our blog, and please provide us with contact information about anyone you know who lives along the way, so we can get insiders’ views about where to go and what to do when we get there.greatl…

Small but Significant.

After weeks of arsing about, procrastinating, getting obsessed with other aspects of the project and so on, yesterday I pulled my finger out, went to the boat and tiled the woodburner hearths. I’ve never done any tiling whatsoever before. So I was su…

Learning to Ride in the Dinghy

How many treats does it take to get Coco into the dinghy? Ron has been getting the dinghy off the swim deck, putting it into the water and we have been practicing getting in and out ourselves, I have been practicing starting and running the 3.5 hp engine. Coco is not too excited about getting in and […]

St. Petersburg

The marina and St. Petersburg skylineThe anchorage of the Vinoy Hotel, in the background, near the municipal marina. Those silly rubber snakes won’t keep me off the boat!Very Nice weather again today, walked the area near the marina then into town wher…