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Rick, Deb and Izzy Aboard M/V Broulee and other Wild Adventures 2010-12-20 18:06:00

OK WE ARE EXCITED – WE ARE MOVING ON!  After lots of wind – looks like a go tomorrow – we are heading for Chub Cay and will be anchoring between Chub Cay and Mamma Rhoda Rock.  Again it looks like we will be moving in a flotilla for…

Rick, Deb and Izzy Aboard M/V Broulee and other Wild Adventures 2010-12-17 15:52:00

OK WE MADE IT TO BIMINI- I know it’s not that far ( 50 miles), but at least we are in the Bahamas.  We crossed like a flotilla (mostly sailboats) and turns out NOHOA lied again – seas were definitely not what they had predicted.  Th…

Rick, Deb and Izzy Aboard M/V Broulee and other Wild Adventures 2010-12-12 09:37:00

STUCK IN PARADISE – well not exactly where we want to be, but no complaints.  Still in Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park in Key Biscayne.  Missed another possible weather window waiting on a new alternator to be delivered and are now waiting…

Rick, Deb and Izzy Aboard M/V Broulee and other Wild Adventures 2010-12-09 05:45:00

COLD SNAP HITS FLORIDA – AND YES WE ARE STILL IN MIAMI!  Again, front after front coming this far south delaying our departure to the Bahamas.  Looked like yesterday may have been a small opportunity, but we are waiting for a part t…

Rick, Deb and Izzy Aboard M/V Broulee and other Wild Adventures 2010-12-05 08:39:00

DEJAVU – WAITING ON A WEATHER WINDOW after a three day stressfull trip down the ICW and a three day stressfull provisioning experience at Dinner Key Marina (driving around in Miami) we are now anchored at No Name Harbour resting and relaxing.&nbsp…

Rick, Deb and Izzy Aboard M/V Broulee and other Wild Adventures 2010-11-29 14:00:00

WELL WE MADE IT BACK TO BROULEE –  1,742 miles and three long days of travel.  Weather cooperated, we left Minnesota on the 18th of November with an ice/sleet storm on our heals, thru Illinois with tornadoes on our butt and had clear dry weat…

Rick, Deb and Izzy Aboard M/V Broulee and other Wild Adventures 2010-11-15 09:08:00

OCTOBER – GLAD THAT’ S BEHIND US. Up here in the north country it’s always a race against the weather. You never know when the big “deep freeze” is coming so you need to be prepared. Minnesotans are all about being prepared – except maybe that Hallowee…

Rick, Deb and Izzy Aboard M/V Broulee and other Wild Adventures 2010-10-31 15:32:00

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!!!Beautiful weather for Halloween this year. Cooper was Pizza  Man – ohhhh that’s scary!He and his arch nemesis…. Taco Girl (aka Georgia) where quite a pair  – come on – where’s the scary stuff?Ok Loga…

Rick, Deb and Izzy Aboard M/V Broulee and other Wild Adventures 2010-10-27 14:36:00

I GUESS “LAND HURRICANE” IS ONE WAY TO PUT IT. In case you haven’t heard it was officially the strongest non-tropical low we’ve seen in the Continental U.S. –  record low of 955.2 at Big Fork, MN. To put things in perspective – the storm was …

Rick, Deb and Izzy Aboard M/V Broulee and other Wild Adventures 2010-10-04 13:40:00

DEB DOES HER FIRST MARATHON.  Ok so I didn’t run in it, but I was a fabulous spectator/cheerleader.  The Twin Cities Marathon is touted to be The Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America.  This year the 29th annual Medtronic Twin City Ma…