So, here we are in beautiful, sunny Bermuda. No, scratch that. The wind has been blowing a steady 28 knots since it chased us into St. George Saturday morning and, along with intermittent rain, and 60 degree temps, will continue through at least Thursday. The sail down the Bay from Indian Creek was bracing,
Ready to drop the dock lines from Oxford Boatyard. What a beautiful and welcoming town. So, we finally got away from the dock for good this time! Heading out at 7am with the sun warming us ( a bit). Randy looking a little smug about his prowess at leaving such a challenging slip.
A short haul to clean and inspect the bottom after a summer in the Chesapeake! She looked much better going back in a couple hours later. Unfortunately we just have the “before” photo. So, here we are, still in beautiful Oxford. At least I got the heater connected! Tuesday we left the dock and
So, here we are back in beautiful Oxford. We’re on the ten day countdown to our departure for Bermuda and points South. We have collected a couple of unsuspecting crewmen for the trip and are looking forward to getting underway again. But first a quick recap of the latest adventures. We flew Screaming Baby
Boy, where has the time gone? We are safely back in Oxford, MD after an adventuresome 6 week shakedown cruise. There sure was a lot of shaking. We headed across the bay to the South River where the inverter/charger gave up the ghost. Then the anchor windless failed to fire when we wanted to
From the Boss to the Travel Lift to the water… the team at Safe Harbor Oxford boatyard make it look easy. They have been amazing for the 2+ years we have been here. Randy and I only sweated a little bit watching our future home moving across the yard. Next came the
Last uhaul coming to Maryland from Des Moines! The house is empty and renters move in July 8. The first look at our shiny, refreshed boat. Zephyr is almost ready to launch. Just a few more working days and we’ll be enjoying boat life once again. Many thanks to Jason and crew at Oxford Safe
Randy and I have been prepping for a long distance “race” since 2017 when we purchased Zephyr, our 60′ Sundeer sailboat. I vividly recall the day Randy said “… I bought our boat.” Since then we have done our best to care for her and bring her to a McGuire level of shipshape. Some shapeshifting