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Archive for February, 2011

The Gulp Scream

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Including our sailboat, there were five boats crossing the Gulf Stream the  night we crossed. Safety in numbers? Sure, if something goes wrong, it’s always comforting to know there is another cruiser within the range of your VHF all too willing to assist. Boaters are just like that. Very friendly and willing to help. Tomorrow [...]

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Crossing the Gulf Stream tonight?

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Hi peeps and family. Looking at the weather forecast seems we might be crossing to the Bahamas tonight or tomorrow, provided other captains feel the same way. There are five other boats waiting for the appropriate weather – S – SW winds, nothing too crazy 10-15 knots – and there is some safety in numbers [...]

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Abacos or Exumas?

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

We are tossing around our options: whether head down to the Miami and cross over from there and head down to the Exumas, or jump off to the Biminis right from here and head to Abacos? Where we are, at Lake Worth we have class A inlet and relatively short run to the Biminis, but [...]

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I dedicate this to Johannes :)

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

We just went past the Jupiter inlet and came accross a very familiar looking marina where me and Johannes, seven years ago put in to fill our jugs with gasoline. I think I remember this fuel dock and marina, because we had some drama getting out of it with a massive current and wind. Flashbacks! [...]

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Engine Saga Continues

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Who would of thought you can start a diesel engine by spraying WD40 where the air filter goes…

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