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  • Our Omega Event for SailingHere we sit in Soper’s Hole for another night. Carol has decided that she wants ice cream for dessert, and it is on hand at the Harbour Market. She also claims that I am tired, a way of saying that Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 22, 2021
  • Soper's Hole[center][/center] I seem to be having a bad run on photography. Lots of shutter clicks, not much I want to put out there. Sunset from Cooper Island, such as it Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 21, 2021
  • Cooper Island[center][/center] I took a lot of pictures today; few turned out to be worth the effort. That was a lot like today on the boat, a lot of energy expended, but mu Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 20, 2021
  • Cane Garden Bay[center][/center] The wind direction here has been very constant: E, ESE or SE. When moored the boat's bow will ride into the wind meaning that the stern is f Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 19, 2021
  • Peter Island via Gorda SoundCarol struggled yesterday on Anegada, mostly the heat, she is a Nordic Princess after all, but the heat also seemed to tire her. Anyway, I thought that an easy day was in order. My intent was to sail from Anegada Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 18, 2021
  • AnegadaGetting to Anegada [center][/center]We were underway early this morning, as is our wont. By 0730 we had cleared Great Harbor and we in our usual mainsa Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 16, 2021
  • Jost Van Dyke[center][/center] This has to be trophy home heaven. This picture is Mosquito Island, which forms the NW barrier of Gorda Sound. Every home on the island, and t Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 14, 2021
  • Trip Interlude, part 2Honestly, I am too tired to make this stuff up. Having agreed with the base manager that the Niou Dem II was not a serviceable vessel, we headed back to Roadtown to get a different boat. Simple enough. But I Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 13, 2021
  • Trip InterludeOne of the nice things about being on a charter vessel, versus your own vessel, is that there is no maintenance to be done. Owners have, or should have, intimate knowledge about their boats. Any day that is a layover Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 12, 2021
  • Virgin Gorda, Gorda Sound[float=left][/float]An addition to the previous entry. We saw this boulder on the path leading to the beach at the Baths. In a Rorschach test I think that most people would see a skull; at least Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 11, 2021
  • Virgin Gorda, Spanish Town[float=left][/float]The evening before we left, I took the dinghy out for a bit of a ride. I had tested it before we got underway and it started OK, but I wanted to gi Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 10, 2021
  • Norman Island, continuedCarol was tired and asked that we lay over for a day at Norman Island, so we did. There is nothing compelling about this location. However, the mooring balls are secure, the Verizon cell coverage seems to be intermittent but Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 8, 2021
  • Norman Island[center][/center]Here we sit, in the Bight, at Norman Island, on a mooring ball, this to our port side. So, how did the first day go? In a pass/fail system we pa Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | May 7, 2021
  • ICW Trip 2001 Leg 27-28 Jumping out at Ft. Pierce to MiamiThursday 6 December 2001 - Melbourne to Ft. Pierce Bob pulled the anchor and I motored out of the anchorage. He started the refrigeration, and pulled out the jib and then cooked bacon for himself (I just had a bagel). We passed Posted by greatgrandmaR in Post 9-11 Sailing South 2nd Time 2001 | Dec 9, 2001
  • ICW Trip 2001 Leg 7&8 Elizabeth City to Belhaven NC MM 135Friday 2 November 2001 (continued) As we came out of the Pasquotank River into Albemarle Sound, we could see the line of boats to the east coming from the VA cut route. The waves, if any, were 3 to Posted by greatgrandmaR in Post 9-11 Sailing South 2nd Time 2001 | Nov 4, 2001
  • Sailing On and After Nine-ElevenFriends of ours (Charley and Sandy who have a boat like ours) were cruising up the Bay. They went from Mobjack to Onancock on the Virginia Eastern shore- pretty calm crossing. Then they went to Crisfield (Maryland Eastern Posted by greatgrandmaR in Post 9-11 Sailing South 2nd Time 2001 | Sep 28, 2001
  • Saturday Night Dinner at Foxy's and the end of the CharterSaturday 8 February 1997 (continued) Bob had started to have a problem with double vision - and the masts in the marina at Virgin Gorda had really made him dizzy. There were a lot of masts, and he saw two Posted by greatgrandmaR in 1997 In the Virgin Islands on a CSY | Feb 9, 1997
  • Greece We had gotten the taste of sailing in the Great Barrier Reef 3 years ago. Now back in Belgium, Edda found an opportunity to go for a sailing trip in Greece with a group of BESTies. The trip was in Posted by Abb3 in Down Under and Around | Aug 29, 2020
  • A Sail on the Potomac River=== Prequel === We've often taken our children and grandchildren out for a sail - either singly or in a group. We took one trip in 1999 was to see the tall ships come up the bay and we had Posted by greatgrandmaR in Summer 2008 - A Wedding and 3 Boat Trips | Jul 28, 2008
  • 2019==Looking Back== 2019: It's been another fun year, what else can I say. I continue to travel the world and experience awesome unique cultures. I also travel a bit around the US for work, family, camping, or other adventures. I continue Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Jan 1, 2020
  • Lofoten 2019 - Norway[[https://murktravels.travellerspoint.com/58/|link to the related Norway post from my time in Oslo]] ==overview== My first sailing journey. I headed from Oslo to Svolvaer in northern Norway, above the arctic circle. This is in the Lofoten region co Posted by MurkTravels in MurkTravels | Sep 6, 2019
  • The Cays to Paradise: Boating the Exuma Cays IV==Day 10: The Exuma Blues.== Little Farmer’s Cay to Emerald Bay Marina, Great Exuma (35 miles) It was our final day on the sea. Originally, we were going to keep the boat out 10 days, but shortly before our trip, we all Posted by vicki_h in . | Aug 30, 2018
  • The Cays to Paradise: Boating the Exuma Cays III==Day 7: Swimming with the Sharks.== Compass Cay to Big Major Cay: 8 miles Compass Cay is primarily known for the bevvy of uber tame nurse sharks that the marina has been feeding Posted by vicki_h in . | Aug 29, 2018
  • The Cays to Paradise: Boating the Exuma Cays II==Day 4: Going Nowhere Fast.== Highbourne Cay to….Highbourne Cay: 0 miles On our second day, my 98 page itinerary demanded that we depart Highbourne Cay and travel 14.5 miles sou Posted by vicki_h in . | Aug 28, 2018
  • The Cays to Paradise: Boating the Exuma Cays I The Exumas is an archipelago of 365 cays (pronounced “keys”) scattered along some 130 miles of extraordinary turquoise sea in the family islands of the Bahamas. These 130 miles of Posted by vicki_h in . | Aug 27, 2018
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