Monthly Archives: July 2012
What an event; What a ride!
Great Kills to Stamford CT. via NYC under perfect conditions. At one point we hit 11.6 in Hell Gate according to the chartplotter but unfortunately we didn’t get the picture of it. We timed the tide and current at both ends and what a difference that made. I posted pictures on Facebook so hopefully you … Continue reading
Norfolk to Great Kills-trials & tribulations
As I was writing an email to Lin and Susan about the trip it dawned on me that I should use it for our next blog so here goes my recap… During last 6 hours the sonar went out to GPS, the tachometer came loose on port engine which knocked out engine synchronization, the radar … Continue reading
Busy week–summer coming up!
Our current plan is to leave VA Beach on Tuesday, heading to Great Kills which is on Staten Island, NY. It’s about a 40 hour run so it will be our biggest jump to date. Once we get into Great Kills we will re-group on Friday and then prepare for our next leg on Sunday … Continue reading
We made it into Norfolk!
Woo Hoo, who would have thought we could have made it this far. To date we have traveled 992 nautical miles and our/my confidence is building. We did the jump from Charleston to Morehead City NC, then Hatteras, then Norfolk with only a few small hiccups along the way. Some of the interesting things that … Continue reading
Our 1st BIG jump??
We have spent a very very HOT 10 days in Charleston SC and now it is time to get our butts moving again. Our plan is to do a 30 hour ocean jump from Charleston SC to Morehead City NC. We decided to stay in Charleston for the fireworks display that is on for tonight. … Continue reading