Current Temperature : 82° Current location : Columbia, SC Current time : 10:30 am Approximately 420 miles from home. There is a belief in the sailing world that one should never set sail on a Friday. “”That won’t apply to us. ” we said to ourselves. We believed that since we were camping that the… Continue reading Never Set Sail On a Friday
Apparently I’m not real good at including a link in my blog. I’m going to try to just type it in here and see what happens. If not please feel free to copy and paste it in the url window. To view the website go to: http://www.sailboathotdot.com Remember it is still under construction.
The Marquesas Keys are very remote and primitive. The waters are shallow with a shifting sand bottom. Being to science guy that I am, I did some research on the Marquesas and found that they form the only “Atoll” in the caribbean. During the Prozoic (?) Era, they formed a beach resort for the creepy… Continue reading Marquesas to Dry Tortugas
After leaving Key West we headed to the Marquesas Keys. This gem of an island is worth the day trip. It was a little unnerving at first due to getting around the shallows (also known as the quicksands). We came upon the west side which was absolutely beautiful, however it was so shallow that anchorage… Continue reading The Marquesas Keys
Its raining. Its still raining. Its still raining and is continuing to rain. When its not raining it is threatening to rain. (Can you tell we’re getting a lot of rain?) We are stuck here in Marathon, waiting to see what the weather is going to do. apparently, there is a low front over Mexico’s… Continue reading Rain, Rain, Rain
Part of sailing is, of course, visiting nearby land and exploring. We go ashore every couple of days for supplies, sometimes showers and laundry, and the occasional restaurannt meal. I dedicate this section to those places we eat a meal different from boat fare. ***** = best ever $ =$15-25 for all 3 of us… Continue reading Restaraunt Reviews
I had a rough day today due to not sleeping last night. On our first day motoring from Jensen Beach to Boca Raton I forgot to apply sunscreen until too late. It does not make for great sleeping two days later. Fortunately, I have my new dress I made, which covers my back and is… Continue reading From Rough to Righteous