Archive for the 'Northbound ’11' Category

Tropical Storm “Irene” passes through

“The worst hurricane to hit the eastern seaboard in many decades” So, all the hype about this monstrous hurricane prompted us to prep for a storm, always prudent to prepare for the worst. Our slip neighbors across the pier had arrangements made to pull their boat anyway, so we occupied their slip, the same one […]

Back at Stansbury

We arrived at Stansbury on Memorial Day after our cruise from Solomon’s. Our stopover there was highlighted with a visit with Bill & Jean of Chapter III who are always a joy to visit and catch up with. They had some unintentional involvement in our search for a boat, and we as well had unintended […]


We cruised a few long days in order to make landfall at Manteo, NC. We took advantage of good weather to put some miles under the keel and make, of all things, a scheduled stop. Normally a foreign thought aboard Maerin, we initiated the travel-on-a-plan mode to put us in Manteo during the week before […]

Brunswick, GA

Our run from St. Augustine takes us through Palm Valley, with some of Florida’s prime real estate fronting the ICW. We experienced some fairly strong squalls in the afternoon, but nothing other than some wind and rain. We arrived in Fernandina Beach and took a mooring ball overnight. We shoved off the next morning and […]

St. Augustine

We departed Cocoa after meeting friends Sue and Jim for breakfast Monday morning. They’ll also be heading north and we’ll meet up again when we arrive at Stansbury in several weeks. We met up with Luc on Innu as he exited the barge canal just north of Cocoa. We cruised together for a while until […]