Category Archives: Sailing

Cat Calls and Summer Squalls (Part II)

Part II Cap’n Jack here… It was now spring 2013 and we were planning to cruise up to and spend the hurricane season in New England. We were looking forward to the cooler weather remembering the sweltering summers spent in … Continue reading

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Cat Calls and Summer Squalls

Part I Captain Jack here… It’s been noted on our blog before or should I say Nicole, my wife wrote before, that our CSY 44 cutter rigged sloop Kitty Hawk, was the perfect size boat for a family of four. … Continue reading

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Such is Why

Captain Jack here… Back in 2010, Nicole and I set sail from La Ceiba, Honduras headed for Panama.  We had been working on the Kitty Hawk since we got back to Honduras after our honeymoon with the idea of someday … Continue reading

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Guess where we are?

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Reminiscing

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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What’s In a Name – Boat Edition

Jack and I were recently talking about changing our boat name to something that is meaningful to both us as a couple and us as a family.  The current boat name is “Kitty Hawk” and it came with the boat.  … Continue reading

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A Virtual Tour: the Aft Cabin

Please be careful as we step down into the aft cabin. There is only room for a couple of people down here at once, so take a quick look and then move along so others behind you can see. Continue reading

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A Virtual Tour: the Cockpit

Please watch your step as we move down into the cockpit. Continue reading

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