Category Archives: Boat


Captain Jack here… There is a magical moment when you put to sea on a sailboat. It is the moment when you have cleared the harbor and the reefs or the rocks, the sails are set for the next hundred … Continue reading

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Washington DC!

We made quite the departure from Edisto Island and of course that makes for a more interesting blog entry.  It was decided by Jack that I would drive the boat while he untied our lines.  We were tied up in … Continue reading

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Edisto the Beautiful, Captain Jack’s birthday, and my dye project

We arrived safely in Edisto Beach, SC after 7 days of motoring on the ICW through FL and GA.  We had planned to do a passage “on the outside” in the gulfstream but the weather wasn’t cooperating and didn’t look … Continue reading

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Coffee and shrimp and new plans

We haven’t been able to find internet very often the past few weeks. Our internet time consists of: walk through a residential neighborhood with iPod scanning for open wireless signals, connect and download emails and send emails in the outbox, … Continue reading

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Provisioning for the cast off

Tomorrow is the big day!  After six months in Charleston we are casting off lines and migrating south for the winter.  We have many stops mapped out on the way to the Bahamas but as Jack always says, “Sailors have … Continue reading

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