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passing-Block-Island

Day 61 Passing Block

We left Cuttyhunk at 7:30 am on a brisk sailing breeze towards Block Island. We were making good time until 6 miles east of Block Island, and as we rounded the back of the island at 2:30 pm we found that we were suddenly against the wind, against the tide and against the waves. We […]

Daves-Catamaran

Day 60 Gale Begins

Please join me for Monday Live 7pm EDT on my FB and YouTube channels! Here’s an update from my first mate’s log. While on shore yesterday we made the acquaintance of Dave, an extreme-surfer who invited us for dinner in his catamaran. We were enthralled by his stories of surfing in hurricane Katrina’s 30 foot […]

Little-Lady-in-Menemsha

Day 59 Little Lady in Menemsha

Yesterday we saw some of the most picturesque of villages, the fishing huts lining the docks in Menemsha. This is the same village that appears in the opening scene of Jaws. The poison ivy growing up the sides of neglected fishing huts don’t take away from the painting-like charm of the community, still actively unloading […]

Weepeckett-Island

Day 58 Mystery of Weepecket

We stopped at Weepecket Island. Bryan anchored off shore and rowed in as I swam to shore, taking advantage of the warm day and finally a chance for real exercise. When I got to shore we saw many dead seagulls in the beach, and the juvenile ones walking around looked sickly. I remembered last year […]

Hadley-Harbor-Sunset

Day 57 Hadley Harbor and David’s Blue

We enjoyed a day at beautiful Hadley Harbor, rowing to the islands and watching the jellyfish gracefully dance near the shore. (I swam near the boat, where there weren’t as many of them.) We saw a familiar motorboat come alongside us. It was David Isenberg and we visited until it was time to do my […]

Harpswell

Day 51 Harpswell Visit

We upped anchor and left Boothbay, sailing to the bottom of Harpswell Neck, and then dropped the sails to motor up the long channel. We were met by a  small motorboat . It was  Frank, who had helped us a couple weeks ago with the important props in Bryan’s vignette film. (I am not yet […]

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Day 50 Surprise Scotch

As we await hurricane Ida, I recollect Henri from last week. Coincidentally Bryan’s parents’ names. He jests that they have come back to chase him around again. Here is the next entry from my First Mate’s Log. Fortunately what once was hurricane Henri has now fizzled into barely a whisper as it passed over us. […]