Category Archives: Schooner

New updates – photos and pages

Hi Friends, Although it’s been a couple weeks since our trip ended when we all departed in Fort Myers, Florida I left you hanging a bit… I am happy to say that I’ve been able to get the rest of … Continue reading

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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 30 – Tag-a-long

Friday, November 11, 2011 Gulf of Mexico N 29 40’ W 85 16’ Anchorage to N 28 35’ W 083 52’ (See Photos – Week 5, Day 30) We had good wind to raise the main, fore and staysails. Depending … 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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Day 28 – “Hello Gulf of Mexico”

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Turner Marina to Gulf of Mexico N 30 14’ W 87 27’ (See Photos – Week 4, Day 28) Although my alarm was set for 6:30, I woke up at five o’clock and began thinking about … Continue reading

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Day 28 – Leaving Mobile

Hi Friends, Just a quick note to let you know we’re almost about to cast off our lines from Turner’s Marina on Dog River near Mobile. We’ll be sailing 24 hours a day from here to Fort Myers, FL out … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Take Two

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Turner Marina (See Photos – Week 4, Day 27) Oatmeal is the standard fare for breakfast when we’ve been underway. Eggs and bacon, and grits if we have them, take a while to cook so I’ve … Continue reading

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