Category: location updates

In Elizabeth City, NC

by john Email

For those of you following our trek north, we survived Hurricane Earl quite comfortable. We'll be staying on in Elizabeth City for a few days or so. Come by and visit if you're down by the docks. more »

In Oriental, NC

by john Email

We are in Oriental, NC. We could make a lot of updates in this part of the blog, but it would be tedious, as they would all start with: "Ran aground today in the ICW - made 20 miles good!" We're having fun, but sailing the ditch is slow going. Ori… more »

In South Carolina

by sarah hair Email

It has been a while, but we are currently are in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. We are headed North on the ICW. Check my personal blog for the actual details... for some reason we fell really behind updating the ship's log. I think we just need… more »

Headed to abaco, Bahamas

by sarah hair Email

We are off this morning to sail to Abaco, Bahamas. We are expecting to sail straight through form Fort Lauderdale directly to Abaco, so expect it to take at least 40 hours. We may have internet when we reach Marsh Harbour in Abaco, but do not know h… more »

Still in Fort Lauderdale

by sarah hair Email

After a month, we are still in Fort Lauderdale. We got a cozy place right near the post office downtown. There are docks run by the city and they have fresh showers and an air-conditioned laundry room! It makes me want to do laundry very day... Fo… more »

Sailing back to Florida

by john Email

After spending a month in George Town, we are sailing back to Ft. Lauderdale via Nassau. We spent yet more good times at Lee Stocking Island visiting the Perry Research Institute. Near there we weathered some particularly nasty fronts that blew through.… more »

Made Georgetown

by john Email

We are now in Georgetown after visiting Little Farmers Cay and Lee Stocking Island, and will stay here until we are *sure* the trades have kicked in. They are late this year, as we are still getting nailed by cold fronts blasting off of Florida. We are… more »

In and around Staniel Cay in the Exumas

by john Email

The weather is finally getting warmer! After an overnight trip across the sound, we are now in the Exumas. We will probably be able to check emails and post orders every three or four days as we make our way south toward Georgetown. Find us on Go… more »

Preparing to head south for Exumas

by john Email

We had a lovely time here in Eleuthera, the weather not withstanding. After the next cold front blows through, we're planning to make way for Eleuthera. We might be a couple weeks out before the next Post Office or Internet connection after today. more »

Made Rock Sound on Eleuthera Island

by john Email

We made Rock Sound, which is a lovely settlement in the south of Eleuthera Island. The trip from Nassau through Allen's and Highbourne Cays and across the Tongue of the Ocean was a wild, fast ride with plenty of wind. We expect to be here for a few w… more »

Made Nassau Harbor

by john Email

We made Nassau Harbor yesterday after a fine day of sailing from Chubb Key. We will be in contact via internet and can post mail. We will probably be making way in three or four days, depending on those cold fronts coming through. Give us a shout if you… more »

Short Version for shipping info

by sarah hair Email

We are in Fort Lauderdale today and will be here for at least two weeks. All orders during this time will be shipped every couple days and emails will be answered in 24-48 hours. Yay civilization! more »

Change of plans again! We're at West End.

by john Email

Changing plans can be fun! We are now at West End on GBI, preparing to sail for Palm Beach this weekend. Early next week we should be back in Ft. Lauderdale for a short visit before sailing out for the Bahamas and points south again. We will be able… more »

in Grand Bahama

by sarah hair Email

We arrived in Grand Bahama, and will be here for the next couple days. We will do a shipping trip early this week, probably on Monday or Tuesday, so all orders that we have now or receive by then will ship at that time. We will update more on the cros… more »

Made port in Key Biscayne

by sarah hair Email

Winds were coming from the South East as we headed from Fort Lauderdale, making it impossible for us to head straight to Bahamas. We opted to sail to Florida Keys and wait for a change in the winds. We made port in Key Biscayne early Monday morning… more »

Made port in Key Biscayne

by sarah hair Email

Winds were coming from the South East as we headed from Fort Lauderdale, making it impossible for us to head straight to Bahamas. We opted to sail to Florida Keys and wait for a change in the winds. We made port in Key Biscayne early Monday morning… more »

Headed to Bahamas

by sarah hair Email

We spent the night last night in Lake Sylvia preparing the boat for an extended sail around Bahamas and into the Caribbean. If all goes well, we will be heading to Bahamas in about an hour. If we have internet connectivity while lounging the isles… more »

Still in Fort Lauderdale

by sarah hair Email

We are still in Fort Lauderdale, FL. We have enjoyed our stay at Cooley's Landing, and now regret not signing up for the monthly rate when we first arrived, as we will likely be here for a full month. Our plans to go to Cape Hatteras are on hold pen… more »

Cooleys Landing - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

by sarah hair Email

We arrived August 9, 2009 in Cooley's Landing in Fort Lauderdale, FL. We left the dock on Isle of Venice around noon and arrived right on time at Cooley's Landing at slack tide. Perfect landing with no major events whatsoever, a remarkable feat at C… more »