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Great Loop Completed !

June 5th … 3:05 pm …. we pulled into Solomons, MD, from the south, completing our circle. Happy, sad, “what do we do now??” , “where did the last 13 months go?” feelings, but a lovely day on the Chesapeake. We had stayed at the Tides Inn Marina the…

Florida to South Carolina on the ICW

It’s been a month and a half since our last blog page, and I am not completely sure why it has been so long …. but we have been busy … lots has happened. We left Charleston, SC this morning, hoping to anchor tonight in Awendaw Creek near McClellanv…

Back in the US ….back in the US ….back in the US of A!

We have arrived home! Always good to be home but oh my …. what an adventure we had and how we shall miss being in the Exuma Islands. I never in a million years would have contemplated doing something like living on a bateau for two months in the Baha…

Exumas, Nassau and the Berry Islands

We are sitting in a lovely marina on Paradise Island across from New Providence Island and the city of Nassau. We had hoped to have time to explore Nassau on our way back to the States ….. and we have had more time than we expected. We arrived here o…

The Exumas

We are tucked away in The Marina at Emerald Bay on Great Exuma, enjoying relatively quiet waters following yet another cold front coming across from Florida. From what we understand, the number of fronts this year has been extraordinary. We have had ab…

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…

The Florida Keys

We are currently anchored off Key Largo on the Atlantic side of the Florida Keys. We are not quite tucked in behind Rodriguez Key, but we are not completely exposed to the south either. As we anchored last night, we had an ongoing discussion of how far…

Key West or … You’re Not In Kansas Anymore, Toto!

Marco Island was a pleasant stop, highlighted by the arrival of Sarah from LA-YEAH! Before her arrival, Didi & I took a dinghy ride through the many canals and lagoons on the island, where we ran aground a few miles from our boat. The water was too…