Southport, NC to Solomon’s Island, MD

After exploring downtown Southport we had a beautiful off-shore day cruise to one of our favorite anchorages... Cape Lookout. Our first morning there were were entertained for hours by dozens of dolphins feeding. These very active mammals were much smaller than the bottlenose dolphins that we usually see. Not only did they come up for... Continue Reading →

Finally…we’re underway!

I'm giddy with excitement to be back on the water!!! Although we didn't plan an extended marina stay there are some definite advantages to marina life which made life easier for the 7 months we stayed in Stuart: No salt encrusted windows and outside surfaces, unlimited water, a car for errands, Wifi and a few... Continue Reading →

So Much For Plans…

The year 2022 has become the year of changes and uncertainty. We became accustomed to living "up in the air" in the years 2020 and 2021 as covid controlled our lives but we somehow felt that 2022 was going to be different. We felt like we could make plans, maybe not our first choice of... Continue Reading →

Social Bonanza in the Bay

One of my favorite aspects of life on a boat, and there are many, is the social aspect. During covid our social life existed mainly on Zoom or from several feet away and even that felt threatening. Thank goodness, life is returning to normal. A boater's life that is. Our life is typically filled with... Continue Reading →

Cape Cod to Chesapeake Bay

From Boston we headed through the Cape Cod Canal to Onset, Massachusetts which appeared to be worthy of a longer stop next time. However, we were on a mission to get to Nantucket; I had looked forward to this visit for two years. Ultimately, I was a bit disappointed in our time spent in Nantucket... Continue Reading →

Bye-Bye, Maine…Hello, Boston

We fell in love with Maine. We became acclimated to the cool temperatures and conquered the plethora of lobster pots, at least we didn't have any run-ins with them (this time!). Scott loved the rocks, especially since we didn't touch any of them (meaning with our hull!). The trees, seals, harbor porpoises, and lighthouses were... Continue Reading →

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