While on passage to Antigua, we posted daily updates on our progress and things going on to the PredictWind tracker. Since we’ll be shutting down that tracker shortly, we’ve copied those posts here and added photos and videos.
Our 44 hour sail down to Cape Lookout was a great chance for our new crew-mate to get used to life on passage, and arriving for a few days on the beach with warm weather felt positively tropical. Almost like we had a mini-version of the passage to Antigua. Anticipating a spell of bad weather, Continue Reading
A project in the works for a long time adds a big element of redundancy to our autopilot.
It was easier than descending Niagara Falls…
Current on the lake(??) keeps us at the dock for another night.
“La Mer Douce” (the gentle, or calm, sea) was the name that Samuel de Champlain gave to Georgian Bay. Georgian Bay is large (15,000 km2): two and half times bigger than our past stomping ground the Georgia Strait, nearly as big as Lake Ontario, and certainly could have been named the sixth great lake rather Continue Reading
Our watermaker is working!