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A Great Cruise up the Delaware Bay

Monday September 17th-First mate– After a few days of resting to reassure that Dick was in “good and stable” form to travel, we untied the lines at 6:00am. In fact there was a caravan of boats leaving which gave us some reassurance that…

TWO WEEKS FROM HELL

Wednesday September 5th – Sunday September 16thThe next 2 weeks were from Hell!!!The day after our last posting was the beginning of our dilemmas. We were relaxing on the Summer Wind, reading a couple of good books when I (Dick) sat up from my prone po…

Putting Our Nose Out

First mate:Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 – In order to make it down the coast of Jersey, we have to make an outside passage on the Atlantic Ocean. As everyone knows it’s hurricane season and very active. Did you know there have been three active systems…

SUMMERTIME IN NEW YORK

September 2,2012Well it has been quite a summer. As you can see we have not written anything on this log since we arrived in New York City back in the beginning of June. A lot has happened since that day. My knee was still hurting since my surgery…

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday!Yesterday was Dick’s **th  birthday! Happy Birthday to my special man, captain and best friend!!He has a wonderful smile with a special twinkle in his eye. Sometimes Naughty!!Always playful!LOVE YOU!

"Summer Storms"

May 29th, 2012 -Well guys, we’re north and it’s as far north as we’re going to make this summer. We didn’t stop and smell the roses like we usually enjoy. This time we had a schedule that we desperately wanted to keep. We did have a…

Today’s World

May 15th –  A few short hours ago we dropped the hook in Chesapeake City, MD. I’ll let the captain tell the tale of our adventures since April in our next post. I just wanted to share a recent experience, not really related to boating or even perh…

RACING WITH THE WIND

April 28,2012Can’t believe it has been 10 days since we posted our last entry. The weather has turned ugly with rain, thunderstorms and high winds, so haven’t had a chance to write. Even though mother nature hasn’t been kind we are moving anyway. As mo…

CRUISING MODE

April 18,2012 –  It has not been even 1 week and we are making fabulous time. As Elle just put it “we have definitely gone into cruising mode”Believe it or not we are in Georgia. Yes,that is what I said. GEORGIA. Not far into it , but in a wonderf…

Splash!! Heading North Take Two!

April 14,2012 – Finally all of our parts (prop,shaft,rudder,rudder bracket) came back this past week and the mechanics went to work promptly to reinstall all. The shaft turned out to be fine but the prop needed to be rebalanced,. The rudder, on th…