Annapolis Landing

Annapolis Landing, 7/25/200938° 57.96′ N76° 28.73′ WHours logged: 5.0We were out Friday evening for Michele’s friend Martina’s birthday, so we got a late start on Saturday again this week… which is just fine with us. I had been thinking about goin…

Hinkley, Mn

We stayed at St. Crois state park for two nights. Alan did some hiking and of course we had to go see what the casino was like in Hinkley. Of course, they took my money. The campground was full for the weekend and kids everywhere. It was nice to see fa…

Dun Cove

Dun Cove, 7/18/200938° 44.49′ N76° 19.04′ WHours logged: 4.0So much activity during our vacation left us feeling like we needed a little “downtime” (hey, wait a minute… isn’t vacation supposed to be downtime?). We slept late Saturday, got to the …

From Russia with Love…

3900 plus sea miles and counting since our departure April 19, 2009 from Seattle, WA…we delighted in SE Alaska’s beautiful Inside Passage, survived the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea & the Aleutians which, by the way has the worst weather in the wo…

From Russia with Love…

3900 plus sea miles and counting since our departure April 19, 2009 from Seattle, WA…we delighted in SE Alaska’s beautiful Inside Passage, survived the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea & the Aleutians which, by the way has the worst weather in the wo…

Home

Shipwright Harbor, 7/11/2009Hours logged: 3.75What would possibly motivate us to end our trip a day early, on Saturday instead of Sunday? Tickets to the Billy Joel / Elton John show at Nationals Stadium in DC!Weather was a little less appealing for th…

Homeward: Familiar Surroundings

Solomons, 7/10/200938° 20.118 N076° 27.631 WHours logged: 4.0At the tail end of a long journey, Michele and I love to stop at familiar, comfortable place. We persuaded Mark to go to one of our favorites, Spring Cove Marina in Solomons. The slips an…

Homeward: Underway Again

Port Kinsale, 7/9/200938° 01.889 N076° 33.455 WHours logged: 4.0Still slogging through the posts from vacation… I think I need to figure out how to blog as I go, so this doesn’t happen!Anyway, a gasket replacement solved the overheating problem, so…

Arrival in Kamchatka, Russia

 

Nothing big to report here.  Just a shortie to let everyone know that we arrived safely in Kamchatka, Russia from Attu.  It was 3 days but in REALLY NICE weather.  By that I mean calm seas.  It was still somewhat foggy and a bit cool, but we…

Gasket Replacements

Sea Strainer Gasket, Impeller Gasket7/8/2009With Mark’s help, we spent some time diagnosing the overheat during our trip from Mattawoman Creek to Colonial Beach. Neat trick: stuck a garden hose in the engine water intake, wrapped it with duct tape to s…