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Merry Christmas from St. Augustine

One of our favorite stopovers, St. Augustine is lit up like- well, a Christmas tree. Judging from the size of the crowds, it’s a popular Christmas destination! Our Christmas aboard is low key, simply enjoying the time here where our evening strolls are in shorts and a light vest and daytime temps are hovering around […]

Middle River- familiar surroundings!

5719 We are back on Middle River, at “home” at Stansbury Yacht Basin. We arrived June 28, after an uneventful trip up the Bay, with just a stop or two on the way. We stopped overnight in Annapolis, always a favorite stop for us! Of course no trip to Annapolis is complete without a visit […]

Ocracoke… after all these years!

This will be our third trip north on the ICW, the second in Maerin. Our first was in 2000 delivering the Carver to the Chesapeake, the second a similar run with new-to-us Maerin in 2006, and this, our milestone trip where we finally made the run from the ICW east to Ocracoke, a side trip […]

Georgetown, SC

5509 Our cruise from Charleston to Georgetown was 56 nm. and took about 8-1/2 hours. The cruise was uneventful except for the onslaught of green-head flies while we traversed the marshes.   They were relentless,and with temps in the high 80s, and higher humidity, we finally fired up the genset, turned on the A/C & closed […]

Heading North

Stay tuned for updates, we’re back aboard, making our way north, and I will be getting back to updating the blog. We’re currently at Charleston as of this writing Tuesday, and about to head north on the ditch. We have plans to take a side trip to Ocracoke, more on that later.