Monthly Archives: June 2012
Position Report #3: Current time: 8:15 am, June 10, 2012 Current position: North 30d 45.76′ West 81d 28.44′ There’s a light rain falling, but no thunderstorms, so we’ll give this another try.
Position Report #2: Current time: 6:10 pm, June 9, 2012 Current position: North 30d 45.76′ West 81d 28.44′ Miles traveled: 7.6 nautical miles Vessel status: Anchored….. A blog we follow (Zero to Cruising, see the link in the side bar) recently wrote about the most difficult maneuver to perform on a sailboat, “The 180 Degree … Continue reading
Position Report #1: We are leaving the Fernandina Beach area, headed north. Current time: 4:05 pm, June 9, 2012 Current position: North 30d 40.20′ West 81d 28.17′ We’ll try to update underway at regular intervals (and whenever it’s not raining.)
Yesterday we finally got a chance to hang out with our good friends Brett and Jen who live in Hilton Head. Unfortunately, we weren’t in Hilton Head, but still in Fernandina. For the last several days we’ve been trying to go north while a stalled front, severe thunderstorms and strong northeast winds have combined to … Continue reading
Here are the photos to accompany our trip to Cumberland Island. The ruins are the remains of the Dungeness estate owned by the Carnegies (it burned in the late 1950’s.) We took a walking tour narrated by a very informative ranger through the ruins and the grounds of the old family estate.
We made a great journey yesterday, leaving behind the hustle and bustle of Fernandina Beach and Florida, crossing the state line into Georgia, and stepping back in time. We arrived at Cumberland Island, Georgia’s largest barrier island, which is completely undeveloped and maintained as it existed in yesteryear. Our journey was about 2 nautical miles. … Continue reading
On our way south last December, the first port we really enjoyed was Fernandina Beach and we have looked forward to coming back here ever since. Looking back while in the Bahamas, we thought maybe we just liked it because it was warm, or we felt like it was a milestone, or maybe we were … Continue reading