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More photos of Morgan

For those who have been asking for more photos of Morgan I present http://flickr.com/gp/[email protected]/3M1Mu2 I’m still learning how to photograph moving, black, hairy puppies so bare with me. Please let me know if this link doesn’t work. I’m using Flickr … Continue reading

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Nervous

We left Manteo and had a beautiful windy 60 n.m sail to Ocracoke. We averaged about 8 kts. We quickly toured the town (which was quaint) and decided to move on as we’re getting anxious to return to the comforts … Continue reading

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Catching up

Since the storm things have been routine, but interesting and fun. We proceeded down the ICW and entered the “Great Dismal Swamp Canal”. This is a 22 mile stretch that looks like it came out of the movie Deliverance. It’s … Continue reading

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Coming home

The SSCA gam is over. We had a great time, met many interesting people. We also met three of my cousins who live near Washington, DC. We’re on the way home and expect to be there towards the end of … Continue reading

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St. Michaels

Exhibit at St. Michaels Maritime Museum I couldn’t post from Oxford because there was no wifi. We spent 2 nights there. Small prosperous town that looks like it should be located in New England (house style). It’s definitely not a … Continue reading

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Tangier Island

Spent the day and night at Tangier Island yesterday. Wonderful, strange place. Population is about 700. Most people share the same last name. The island makes it’s living from crabbing and a little bit from tourism. The island can only … Continue reading

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We made it to Chesapeake

Chesapeake, VA that is. We’re still about 12 miles from the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. We’re at a free dock just north of the “Great Bridge”. We’re just south of the “Great Lock”, which we’ll lock through tomorrow AM. We … Continue reading

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This is what we were trying to avoid!

A stranded sailboat founders in the surf along the Willoughby Spit area of Norfolk, Va. as Hurricane Irene hits Norfolk, Va., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011. They live aboard couple attempted to outrun the storm and got caught up in the … Continue reading

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It’s getting dark

Well our preparations are complete, now we just wait. The worst should happen at 2 AM tonight. While killing time surfing the net I came across this photo. Not reassuring.  

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Waiting

A better photo of Latitude Adjustment demonstrating the “hurricane hole” aspects of our marina. We met 3 other boats here in the same situation, i.e. traveling and ducking into this marina to wait out the storm. We all decided to … Continue reading

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