Category Archives: Sailing 101

Out to Sea

In honor of our next leg of our sailing adventure and currently un-plugged. I’m going to leave you with a photo journey of some of our previous times at sea. Enjoy! See you soon!

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Lean, Green, Sailing Machine

Being young and impressionable during the 70′s energy crisis, I learned early to conserve. Solar power would change the world, though the cost/efficiency quotient hadn’t reached its peak. I don’t think we’re there yet, but solar and wind generation are … Continue reading

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Social Hour: The Line

Ever stood in line at the bank, a concert or a government office? Then you know the folks in the line have at least something in common. Are you one of those folks who buries their head in a newspaper, … Continue reading

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Cruiser’s Guide to Fixing Things

MacGyver must have been a cruiser. Duct tape, silly putty and grit. That’s the life of a cruiser. Our last passage out to sea we discovered our steaming light had, for lack of a better word, disintegrated. No surprise, since … Continue reading

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Anticipation, Anxiety and Preparation

First day at school, graduation, college, these are our first major mile stones. Then we move to new jobs, relationships, marriage, and children. Each step on our journey in life is met with excitement and trepidation. What’s around the corner? … Continue reading

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Social Etiquette in the ICW

Do you remember Fisher-Price Weebles that wobble? Yeah, well there are two different types of boats. The Weebles or what we refer to as floating bath-tubs and us. Ha! Well, I have to say, it may sound as if I’m … Continue reading

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Sailing 101: ICW, Part 2

Last week I told you about the Intracoastal Waterway, specifically the bridges. You can see that post here . Today, I want to explain the other sections of this waterway, canals and open water, either rivers or sounds. On Fawkes, … Continue reading

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