Finally arranged to have the boat sailed south from the Magothy River north of Annapolis to Solomons Island where Ilya was to rest during the winter. However, our beam reach tu...
May 16, 2011: This entry was first made after taking our new to us MacGregor 25 sailboat from north of Annapolis to Solomons, Maryland, in November 2010, where it was to be stored during the winter of 2010-2011. At the time, the boat didn’t have a name. First of all, I really d... » read more2 posts (1861 words) 0 photos 0 comments
Annapolis - Azores - Mazagon - Valencia!
May 01, 2009: prueba 2 » read more2 posts (5 words) 8 photos 2 comments
Hei alle sammen. Ta en titt på bildene våre.Dette er vår nye "hjemmeside" eller blogg om du vil.Stikk gjerne innom fra tid til annen og se hvordan vi har det.Det er hyggelig vis...
May 01, 2009: 04.10.08. Hei igjen. Det har skjedd mer enn dette på en måned altså, men det er liksom litt vanskelig å skive ned alt.Nå sitter jeg i stua til Connie. En dame vi har blitt kjent med og som har vært så snill at hun har åpnet hjemmet sitt for oss.Vi får låne dusjen og vaske maskinen så ofte vi vil. Hun lager kjempe god amerikansk m... » read more5 posts (858 words) 13 photos 0 comments
Heading down May 22-30 for a 8 day charter where I will be completing the American Sailing Association Certification at levels 101, 103, and 104. Yacht is a GibSea 433, operated...
May 20, 2009: Testing location update feature on iPhone…. For Tripsailor. » read more2 posts (118 words) 4 photos 0 comments
Delivery: "It's Only Money" -- from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Yorktown, VA and her permanent berth.
May 01, 2009: 08/19/08 09:1537.15.41N; 76.28.74WCOG n/a; SOG 0.00 kntsSet/Drift n/aHello all. Well, our final morning was uneventful, as we cruised up the Bay in ever-increasing and ever-more-interesting traffic on our way to the mouth of the York. I managed to sleep an hour or three, but the boat was soon busy with arrival preparations, with the donning of the “It’s Only Money” t-shirts, t... » read more15 posts (5441 words) 23 photos 13 comments
Our A39 refit just about complete for 2012 East Coast Offshore Cruise Southbound
June 27, 2011: The boat is almost ready to go for spring 2012 departure - Southerly heading south-bound.JMcAllied 39 Sloop » read more1 posts (15 words) 1 photos 0 comments
Since the only way to blog here on TripSailor seems to be by creating a 'trip' we'll just call this the Getting Ready to Go Trip!
May 01, 2009: I’ve been doing a lot of research into what the vessel I purchase should have. For at least my first year living aboard, I will be coastal in order to gain experience and get comfortable with my boat. However, I definitely want long-distance passages to be an option.Here are some of the requirements I have come up with:TillerDiesel EngineFull keelStraight keel – not angledKeel... » read more2 posts (531 words) 0 photos 0 comments
Planning for a three day three night trip up to Yorktown and back.
May 01, 2009: After a quick stop at Old Point Comfort Marina (The Army’s MWR marina) to pump-out and get gas, we anchored in Willoughby Bay for dinner: some of Laura’s Famous Chicken Pie. The wind was blowing 15-18 by now, and we had to motor straight into it across Hampton Roads. We decided to call it a trip, tucked the boat away and went home. The weather Sunday is supposed to... » read more8 posts (586 words) 23 photos 0 comments
11-12APR2008 - Trip from NOB Marina to Smithfield, VA and back. This is the first weekend sailing trip for us as a family.
May 01, 2009: We put the boat to bed, but we didn’t tuck her in. We’re going out for lunch with some friends tomorrow. » read more12 posts (1051 words) 9 photos 1 comments
1500 miles open water Norfolk to Tortola
November 18, 2010: Im Sailing with two women on a 45 foot passage Hunter Sailboat to Tortola BVI we are due to leave November 27 2010, The plain is to take the Carb1500 path weather permitting. I am packed and soooooooooo ready to go. I should have a gps tracking system so you can follow me! » read more3 posts (749 words) 6 photos 0 comments