Monthly Archives: December 2012

Circus in Bimini


Dec. 26: I’m way behind in blogging. We arrived in Bimini after a moderately fair crossing from Miami. As is often the case, the forecast sounded better than it was. I’m not sure I like having working wind gauges. I now … Continue reading

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Blue Hair: Not a Fashion Statement


  Dec. 18: Marathon Marina, Florida Keys. You can’t get lazy or bored sailing. Everyday is different. For example, yesterday we crossed from the Marco Island to the Florida Keys. This means either sailing overnight or stopping somewhere without protection … Continue reading

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A bit more than inconvenience


Friday, Dec. 14: Sailing is usually the right level of inconvenience, but today was just a bit more than that. Not terrible, you understand, but uncomfortable and a bit disconcerting. First, weather: the uncomfortable part. The forecast sounded quite reasonable. … Continue reading

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And the next adventure begins!


 Dec. 12: We didn’t expect to still be sitting in Palmetto, Florida where we took possession of our new Catalina 385 on Nov. 15, but here we are. We are anticipating starting our trip to Miami tomorrow. Friday at the … Continue reading

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