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Author Archives: Brad

Ditchin’ the Ditch

In the past we have entered and exited the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) at Morehead City, NC, making the jump to Fernandina Beach, FL or vice-versa. The ICW from Norfolk to Morehead City is well traveled since it cuts off going around Cape Hatteras where the weather can change quickly. Normally it takes us about 3 … Continue reading »

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We left our anchorage outside of Royal Island Harbour on Friday, March 15th at 6:00 a.m. (Luckily, we had no need to “beware the ides of March.”) When we arrived in Charleston, SC to clear Customs it was 10:30 a.m. on March 18th. According to our Spot track we had logged 537 nautical miles in … Continue reading »

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[I think I finally fixed that pesky link between the blog and my facebook account. I know some folks just follow the blog through facebook, so I wanted to post the missed blogs here just to keep things orderly. So, while I continue to work on the post that summarizes our trip north in the … Continue reading »

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My White Whale

Sabrina and I have caught a lot of fish while we’ve been cruising, (some day I’ll have to put together a photo album of just that,) but there’s always been one fish that has eluded me…. No, not the dozen buffalo wings I wished for, but my favorite fish to eat – the yellowfin tuna. … Continue reading »

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Spring Training

Sabrina and I managed to stay VERY busy while we waited in Georgetown for a weather window. We said goodbye to our friends Sean and Shannon when they flew home on February 27th. After a day or two to rest, we realized that we were stuck in Georgetown waiting for weather during the 33rd year … Continue reading »

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Heading Home

We’ve been working hard to get everything ready to leave for Maryland. We took on diesel, gas, and water, we picked up our fresh groceries, and stowed everything for passage. The weather has been against us for about the last week, (and today doesn’t look to great) but there’s a small window that we’re trying … Continue reading »

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