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Hunkered Down

Blowing hard. 20-25kts G30-35 tonight and well into tomorrow. We will hang on the hook until at least Thursday.

March on the ICW

Night’s are a bit chilly bit there is very little competition for dock space at Great Bridge!

Update Part 3?

Got underway Sunday past. Now tied up at the Museum at Great Bridge, VA. Moving south again tomorrow. Big blow coming. We will likely anchor in the North River, let the blow move through.

Update Continued

So we did get to Maryland and our dock early 2020 but no real cruising since. However we did install the extra solar on the new hard top. Now 1920 watts. Scotty got on board for a bunch of mechanical stuff. We did a major electronics upgrade and luckil…

Major Update

The Covid years really messed us up. In Dec 2019 Sylken Sea was in Trinidad. We purchased and took possession of a cottage in Maryland site unseen, but with help from friends in Pocomoke. Big draw was a deep water dock with good weather protection and …

Back Cruising

Ok. I did not have much success with earlier Blogger apps on the phone. Probably me. Anyway thought I would reinstall and try again.

January 26 to April 19, 2020

Our InReach track from January 26th to April 19th, 2020. Chaguramas Trinidad & Tobago to Pocomoke City, MD.We were very fortunate with the weather this year.

Heading North

Well after 6 seasons in the South East Caribbean we decide it is time to move back north. We purchased a property in Maryland on the Pocomoke River. Riverbend Cottage is just that, a nice little cottage with a great garage/workshop, and a freshwater do…

Hadtop Project Part 9

The top is nearing completion, just need to remove it, fair it, prime, paint and do the final install.Above: attaching and fairing the supports to the top.Below: Kirby prepping for paint. He will put down 2 coats of Epoxy Primer and 2 coats of Awlcraft…

Hard Top Project, Part 8

Moving along nicely, I think Paul has nailed it! The top comes out of the mold.Below: Paul says “if you own a Henderson 30 and break that nice carbon mast, don’t throw it out, one day it may come in handy” This is our Steelhead Davit with a Henderson m…