Maintenance

Roam’s Spring Spa Treatment

We returned from the Bahamas in early May so that we could give Roam a good Spa Treatment before we headed north for the summer. The first stop was in Palm Beach to haul her out of the water for bottom paint and to repair some damage to the port stabilizer which occurred during the…

Cruising

Winter/Spring 2021 in the Bahamas

We’ve been cruising in the Bahamas for many years now and since we continue to return year after year, it’s a safe bet that we have our favorite spots where we spend most of our time. You can look back through our prior posts and see details on those spots. In this post, I want…

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Cruising the Chesapeake, Part 2

At the end of Cruising the Chesapeake, Part 1, we were anchored off the beautiful college town of Saint Mary’s. After a few wonderful days exploring Saint Mary’s, we headed to the Potomac River with plans to continue all the way up to Washington DC. Up the Potomac to Washington DC From Saint Mary’s we…

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Cruising the Chesapeake, Part 1

When we last spoke, we had just arrived at the southern end of the Chesapeake after a slow, and wonderful, trip north up the east coast from Florida. Our plans were to spend a couple of months at York River Yacht Haven and then do some exploring. Yep, done did that! Following is a recap…

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Locked Down in Culebra, PR

We managed to sneak in to Culebra without getting caught by the Fajardo Marine Police (read this article for details on our run in with Barney Fife) and discovered, to our relief, that the local police and residents were fine with us being there as long as we followed the rules related to the Covid-19…

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1,100 mile run back to Florida

With the decision made to return to the US and a good weather forecast for the next 7 days, we made preparations to leave Culebra on March 30, 2020. We would make a direct passage to Florida, with a short stop on the main island of Puerto Rico to get water (both our watermakers were…