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Jan
26
2013

East Coast Sailing: Dispatch 19

Friday, 4/13/12: Charleston, SC We needed to decide whether to continue heading down the ICW or go outside into the Atlantic. Unlike much of the coast north of here, South Carolina and Georgia both have lots of places (about every 20 – 35 NM) that are safe to duck into to get to more protected […]

Jan
19
2013

East Coast Sailing: Dispatch 22

1/14/12, Lake Worth, FL: We’re finally on the move again! We have resumed heading down the ICW, although Paul would rather be offshore. To me, it’s just so much fun (except when powerboats with large engines go by at speed and really rock slower vessels like DW) getting to see the houses of the rich […]

Jan
19
2013

East Coast Sailing: Dispatch 21

12/26/12, Cocoa, FL  Well, sometimes things don’t exactly go according to plan. We’ve been here two nights because there was a pretty good blow predicted (and which arrived right on schedule) today. Paul took care of a number of boat-related chores, mostly wiring, including wiring up some 110 volt outlets so we wouldn’t have to […]

Jan
19
2013

East Coast Sailing: Dispatch 20

12/18/12**, Green Cove Springs (back in the water at last): (**Back to the US date convention, now that we’ve left CR) Paul spent about two weeks preparing DW for our next voyage: new water tanks, new bottom paint and zincs, plus other minor repairs. I have no doubt whatsoever that regardless of how much Paul […]