Yearly Archives: 2013

Charleston to Titusville

Wed, Dec 11, 2013- We left Charleston in the evening and what started out to be a beautiful sail south turned nasty very quickly. After a great stay in Charleston, we headed out about 1600 hours.  We thought it would … Continue reading

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Charleston

Thurs, Nov 21, 2013- Our friends Bill and Kathy spend Nov/Dec in Charleston, SC where their daughter, and Sara’s adopted “niece” Colleen lives with her husband and three adorable kids.  Bill suggested that we meet them at the Isles of … Continue reading

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ICW, ICW, ICW

Sat, Nov 16, 2013- We motor-sailed off shore from Beaufort to Wrightsville Beach, NC with light winds and rolly seas.  The inlet to Wrightsville Beach is easy and the anchorage excellent holding between the maid town and outer beaches.    The … Continue reading

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Beaufort, NC

Sun, Nov 10, 2013- Beaufort Docks is another of our favorite spots on the ICW route.  The community is very walkable with easy access to stores and supplies.  The loaner car program at the marina also helps.  We spent a … Continue reading

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Okracoke

Sat, Nov 9, 2013- We said good-bye to Manteo about 7:30 am and headed for the Pamlico Sound.  It had always been on our bucket list as an alternative to Alligator River but, with Bentley, we could not risk the … Continue reading

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Outer Banks by Car

Sat, Nov 2, 2013- Bob’s sister Carol and her husband Bob were at their home in Duck for the weekend, so we spent Saturday night there.  It was amazing to see the beach erosion in front of their home and … Continue reading

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ICW

Tues, Oct 29th, 2013- We managed to get the last anchorage spot at Hospital Point in Portsmouth, VA.  We have always seen the area but couldn’t take advantage of it with Bentley.  There is no place to easily take a … Continue reading

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Smith Island

Mon, Oct 28, 2013- We spent the day at Smith Island.  Our plan was to go there so we could write it up for the 4th grade classes we are working with.  The island is isolated from the rest of … Continue reading

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Western Shore

Oct 27, 2013- The water maker may be one of our best investments for the boat.  We do not make water in the Chesapeake or ICW.  Running very low in Annapolis we were filling a 5 gallon jug every time … Continue reading

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Road Trip

Thurs, Oct 10, 2013- After breakfast at Chick and Ruth’s, we spent the rest of the day at the Annapolis Boat Show.  We got most of our list accomplished.  Bob S’s brother Rick joined us for a very rainy boat … Continue reading

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