Category Archives: Sail Boat

Day 31 – An Amazingly Beautiful Night

Saturday, November 12, 2011 Gulf of Mexico  N 28 35’ W 083 52’  to N 26 37’ W 082 14’ La Costa Island, Florida (See Photos – Week 5, Day 31) Last night we sailed through the night. Terry and … Continue reading

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Day 29 – One to Six Books

Thursday, November 10, 2011 Gulf of Mexico N 30 21’ W 087 00’ to N 29 40’ W 85 16’ Anchorage (See Photos – Week 5, Day 29) The morning routine was pretty normal – roll out of bed shortly … Continue reading

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Photos are up!

Hi Friends, Check out the Photo Blog tab – you’ll see that photos from the first 11 days of our trip are finally online for your viewing pleasure and to enhance your reading of each day of our journey. We’re … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Down Rigging

Day 6 – Down Rigging Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Crowley’s Yatch Yard, Calumet, Illinois (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 6) Rise and shine and up and at ‘em! Well up and at ‘em at least. Today’s a big day … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Photo Ops

Day 5 –  Monday, October 17, 2011 Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Calumet Harbor, Calumet, Illinois It was a crack of dawn cast off. Breakfast at 5:30 and in the quiet of the pre-dawn we said goodbye to Milwaukee. It was nice, … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Playing Tourist

Day 4 – Sunday, October 16, 2011 Shcboygan, Wisconsin to Milwaukee, Wisconsin (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 4) Pulling up anchor was a dirty job this morning. Bill and Terry attended the anchor chain with buckets full of water, … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Sheboygan not Cheboygan

Day 3 –  Saturday, October 15, 2011 Moonlight Bay, Door County, Wisconsin to Sheboygan, Wisconsin (see accompanying Photo Blog for Day 3) This morning’s events were pretty simple, breakfast, start the motor with no problems and reef the main in … Continue reading

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