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
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
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
Our sailing journey begins.....
November 23, 2010: Today, we had “mandatory fun day” at our office and took the team sailing. It was quite a day and the first time we had guest out sailing. We arrived at the slip at 9:30 am and met some of the crew that arrived from Virginia. In all, there were 6 of us, 4 men and 2 women. We stowed away the day’s provisions and gave a quick safety brief. Everyone&... » read more6 posts (1377 words) 113 photos 0 comments
Start from Annapolis(via New York)and head south on the ICW, making our way across the the Bahamas first, then explore the Caribbean for the next few years!
May 01, 2009: Wow; it has been awhile since we’ve posted anything! We are now sitting in Sousa in the Dominician Republic, on our way across to Puerto Rico. We would have stayed longer at Louperon, but thought we would take advantage of a good weather window and start our passage east. We did manage to check out some of the north countyside and do this crazy waterfall climb with natural watersides for ... » read more7 posts (766 words) 25 photos 3 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