Jacksonville-Ft.Lauderdale-Westend-Who Knows Where!?!
June 15, 2009: My dad and I ,(Mikey), plan to leave our dock on June 22 in route to Ft.Lauderdale. On the 25th, Cathy and Sarah will drive to Ft.Lauderdale to join us on the crossing of the Gulf Stream. We plan to arrive in West End and spend a night or two at a marina recouperating from the long haul over the stream. From West End we will head north to Memory Rock then turn east. We plan on anchoring for a n... » read more1 posts (176 words) 0 photos 0 comments
Fernandina Beach, FL - Beaufort, NC - Norfolk, VA - Block Island, RI - Boston, MA - Southwest Harbor, ME - Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 01, 2009: This is an extra entry to our 2008 blog to hope that everyone had a peaceful holiday season and that all is going well in 2009. After a six-week hiatus from sailing (but not from the boat or traveling) in Fernandina Beach, we have resumed our maritime adventures and are now in south Florida. I have started a new blog for the next leg of our travels “Florida to Panama 2009&rdqu... » read more41 posts (41596 words) 216 photos 21 comments
Florida - Bahamas - Panama
July 06, 2009: I´m sorry about the long delay since the last blog entry. I have plenty written-up to post but the internet connection where we are staying has been very unreliable. They are hoping to get it fixed today so I hope to be able to catch up over the weekend…but just in case it takes longer here is a quick summary.Sat June 13th sailed 25 miles south from San An... » read more48 posts (73351 words) 260 photos 0 comments
We're leaving Hilton Head Island for a winter sail to the Keys and possibly the Dry Tortugas, seeking warmer weather. This is our 2nd trip South and our 3rd extended sailing tr...
March 20, 2010: I will try once again to post our final blog for Cool Breeze Sails South. In spite of working on it last night and trying to upload photos I made the mistake of hitting the back button which wiped out all my carefully chosen words, and since it was late, I gave up and went to bed. So here we go again . . .. I rose early on our last day on the water and witnessed a beautiful sunrise o... » read more38 posts (26694 words) 160 photos 26 comments
Starting in Hilton Head Island, SC and traveling to the Chesapeake Bay and back.
May 01, 2009: 7-09-08 We’re on the last leg of our journey. We had a nice dinner at Morgan Creek Grill with Bonnie, catching up and enjoying the company. We’ve promised to keep in touch and hope she and her husband will come to visit. Our last evening was quiet as for some strange reason all the boats were obeying the “No Wake” zone in front of the marina. ... » read more40 posts (34153 words) 139 photos 23 comments
Stuart, FL - Ft. Myers, FL - Bradenton, FL
June 15, 2009: DAYFIVE So, we leave our boat in the safe harbor at Tarpon Point Marina and are already scheming about how we are going to shuffle our schedules so we can take her to Palmetto, which is our ultimate destination about 102 miles north. I guess that will have to be PART II of the adventure. See you on the road! » read more6 posts (2359 words) 10 photos 0 comments
We will sail from Charleston to Florida taking the Ocean route. After a brief stop in Florida we will cross to the Bahamas and spend several weeks exploring.
May 01, 2009: The weather forecasted 2 more cold fronts so we took another hop and came in to Green Turtle Cay. The sail was Fast and COLD. We had to avoid a shoal area off of Manjack Cay, but the sail was a good one.We are in the Marina on the northern end of the island in Black Sound. The facilities are nice. The Dive shop rents bicycles which allowed us to ride into the village in New Plymouth. The ... » read more11 posts (1221 words) 10 photos 0 comments