Category Archives: US – New England

NYC

Tues, Sept 24, 2013- We sailed down Long Island Sound and into the northern end of New York City.  From there we were planning to motor down the East River, around the end of Manhattan, past the Statue of Liberty, … Continue reading

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Dinghy Come Back

Sat., Sept 21, 2013- The plan was to sail to the tip of Long Island.  We had a beautiful day of sailing across Long Island Sound toward the tip of Long Island.  It became our first adventure and challenge of … Continue reading

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Newport

Thurs, Sept 19, 2013- Aboard Quintessa we left NEB for Newport, RI where we anchored and met Sara’s friend Debby.  Debby joined us for the sail to New York.  We shared a bottle of Prosecco bubbly in the cockpit to … Continue reading

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Homecoming

Sat, Sept 7, 2013- Buzzard’s Bay was a brisk sail in 30 kts of wind.  Again the boat met all of our expectations as we sailed to Marion.  It was a joy to have Cecily, the former owner of Quintessa, … Continue reading

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Hyannis YC

Fri, Sept 6, 2013- With a solid 20-25 kts of wind and gusts to 30, we sailed to the Hyannis Yacht Club.  These few weeks were planned to be a shakedown for the boat and it performed beautifully.  We were … Continue reading

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Edgartown

Thur, Sept 5, 2013- Two glorious days in Edgartown with friends Kathy and Bill.  Kathy and I did lots of walking and talking.  Bob and Bill did boat projects.  We did dinner on their boat one night and on ours … Continue reading

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Stormfront

Tues, Sept 3, 2013- Our plan was to sail to Edgartown via the Canal.  Just before getting to the entrance of Woods Hole, our friend Bill called to say there was a severe weather alert coming over the TV stations.  … Continue reading

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The Journey Begins

Fri, August 30, 2013- The journey begins!  We sold our home in Andover, MA, sold Windscape II – our Sabre 38, and bought our Hylas 49 – Quintessa.  After much planning and many projects, we finally left the dock at … Continue reading

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