From the Annapolis, MD area down the ICW to Florida and across to the Exumas in the Bahamas
May 01, 2009: Swamp, that is.Here <a href=“http://www.sv-galena.com”>Galena</a> sits, in the middle of the Great Dismal Swamp, awake at 0300, rain pattering on the overhead, drinking hot chocolate, and writing up my blog. Life is good.I’m on the bulkhead of the North Carolina visitor center on the Dismal Swamp ICW route. There’s room for only 4 boats on the bulkhead here. ... » read more2 posts (2850 words) 0 photos 0 comments
Planning on taking a 48' Choy Lee from Ft Lauderdale to Annapolis in June. I have sailed the Chesapeake for 10 years but this will be my first blue water trip.
May 01, 2009: As the mast is 65’ and we draw 6’4" I am thinking this will be a ocean voyage. The total crew will be 4 adults including myself. I think we wll have all the safety equipment and the mechanical must be in first class condition.I am a little unsure of the route and weather go/no go criteria. To get this started. this is what I am thinking.Ft lauderdale to around... » read more1 posts (134 words) 0 photos 0 comments
Yacht Delivery by Qualified Professional RYA/MCA Skipper & Crew. Yacht Delivery from Les Sables D'Olonne to Tartola BVI via Las Palmas GC.
May 01, 2009: GYM Specialize in Worldwide Yacht Delivery by Qualified Professional Skippers and Crew.Although yacht delivery remains our main business, we have recently extended our services to respond to the strong market demand from the yachting industry to Yacht Management, Used Boat Sale, and Crew Agency. Today there is no aspect of your yacht delivery, boat purchase or sale, or finding the perfect crew ... » read more1 posts (143 words) 7 photos 0 comments
May 01, 2009: It is a surreal feeling knowing I have a little more than 12 hours left in the United States. I am leaving the comforts of daily showers, dresser drawers, and access to nearly whatever I need or want, and embarking on a journey in which those comforts will be few and far between. Some may think it is crazy to take a 42’ sailboat across the entire Pacific Ocean, but I think there is nothin... » read more1 posts (231 words) 0 photos 0 comments