June & July 2010 – Our Big Trip – Day 18 – 20

Day 18 – Thursday, July 1 – Day after the storm, well deserved rest day!Day 19 – Friday, July 2 – Island Moorings back to Port Aransas City Marina Cleaning up marina after storm! Daniel hanging out!Timing is everything! Some of the tallest sailing ship…

June & July 2010 – Our Big Trip – Day 15 – 17

Day 15 – Monday, June 28 – Storm Alex coming our way! Need to move boat inland to Island Moorings Marina. Confirmed reservations with marina and car rental.Day 16 – Tuesday, June 29 – Moved boat to Island Moorings Marina for storm protection.Day 17 – W…

June & July 2010 – Our Big Trip – Day 11 – 14

Day 11 – Thursday, June 24 – Aransas Pass Yacht Club to Port Aransas City Marina. Went out in dinghy just before dark to see dolphins but didn’t see any. Day 12 – Friday, June 25 – Layday in Port Aransas. Took dinghy to (Barry’s) shell beach, jumped ov…

June & July 2010 – Our Big Trip – Day 9 & 10

Day 9 – Tuesday, June 22 – Corpus Christi to Aransas Pass Yacht Club. Day 10 – Wednesday, June 23 – Spent an extra day with the Aransas Pass Yacht Club.

June & July 2010 – Our Big Trip – Day 7 & 8

Day 7 – Sunday, June 20 – Layday in Corpus. USS Lexington! Day 8 – Monday, June 21 – Layday in Corpus. Trip to the USS Lexington. Kids!

June & July 2010 – Our Big Trip – Day 6

Day 6 – Saturday, June 19 – Key Allegro to Corpus Christi Marina.Today we took the inside cut, a route that we’ve never done before. This allowed us to reduce the amount of time in open water. Open water has not been fun as it has been windy causing …

June & July 2010 Our Big Trip – Day 5

Day 5 – Friday, June 18 – Layover day at Key Allegro Marina. Key Allegro Marina!Headed out on our boat bikes to City of Fulton. Fulton Marina

June & July 2010 – Our Big Trip – Day 1 -4

Day 1 – Monday, June 14 – Clear Lake to Bridge Harbor Marina in Freeport, TX. Not a real exciting day, we’ve done this trip numerous times. It’s about an 8 hour day at 7 kts. Parley – John & Kristy heading home from Corpus Christi trip! Docke…

June & July 2010 – Our Big Trip

Our big summer trip was supposed to take us from Clear Lake to Mobile Alabama, up the Tenn-Tom and back to Clear Lake for total of six weeks. A lot of work went into the planning for this trip but due to the BP Oil spill it was cancelled this year! Bec…

Breaking Away

Lake Michigan (Green Bay) Fury!

Last night I paid my dues! For all the perfect days we’ve had, ya gotta pay the piper at some point. I’ve never had a night like that. A super-strong wind and huge swells battered Breaking Away against the dock wall in Fish Creek on the Green Bay side …