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Trip: St Maarten to Portland Maine passage

There are [8] stories from my trip: St Maarten to Portland Maine passage


NETHERLANDS ANTILLES | Tuesday, 20 Jul 2010 | Views [361]

I just spent 4 days in Boston with Minnie and celebrated Alex’s 21 st birthday. During my short visit with Min (always a pleasure) we traveled to the Cape x2, Plymouth & walked Wollaston beach every morning.   Everyone should visit Boston ... Read more >

Portland Maine

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES | Tuesday, 20 Jul 2010 | Views [408]

Maine is beautiful and Portland is a friendly fun city. We have spent 3weeks in the Portland area and highlights of our time include; east promenade walks, 4 th of July concert by the Portland symphony with a fantastic firework display, $5 martini ... Read more >

Day 12 - 15 and arrival

USA | Thursday, 1 Jul 2010 | Views [439]

Jun 21 st -June 25 th  Mon-Saturday 12th-15 th  day Reading back this is pretty boring so a synopsis of the last week. We have had a few good days but always followed by days of no wind. As this is a sail boat we do not use the motor so we are ... Read more >

June 20th, day 11

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES | Thursday, 1 Jul 2010 | Views [394]

June 20 th  Sunday day 11 - 30mi north of Bermuda, Happy Father’s Day The day started with a beautiful sunrise, again! But alas no wind however Jim did manage to squeak out 15miles from the wind overnight so we are making progress. The weather reports ... Read more >

June 19th Saturday day 10- Happy Birthday Kaylee!

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES | Thursday, 1 Jul 2010 | Views [462]

Oh no the wind is gone again! We lost the wind about 9am and have rock and rolled all day. I made a batch of oatmeal cookies and caught up on magazines. Jim tried unsuccessfully to catch a PoMW in a bucket and took some great photos of a tropic bird ... Read more >

June 18th Friday day 9

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES | Thursday, 1 Jul 2010 | Views [379]

Overslept and missed the sunset. Jim had a good night and maintained 5knts so we are making fair progress again. The air and sea temperatures are beginning to cool and the morning was gorgeous with breakfast on deck. How did you start your day? I can’t ... Read more >

June 17 - day 8

USA | Monday, 28 Jun 2010 | Views [498]

June 17, 2010 Thursday day 8 We have been out one week today and have covered 700 miles with 975 left to go. We had a very calm night with no wind so no sail up all night. The wind began to pick up early morning and we raised the asymmetrical ... Read more >

Tags: atlantic, dolphins, portland maine, sailing, seals, whale

Photos: St Maarten to Portland Maine

USA | Wednesday, 16 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery

The passage
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Tags: atlantic ocean, dolphins, fish, moonset, portugeese man of war, sailing, stars, sunrise, sunset, tankers