Diamonds are not the best friend of every gal on the sea.
Four days with nowhere to be but the water. Four days to get past the mouth of the Potomac River, into the Chesapeake Bay and back home again. Eh, not so much. Think small craft advisory and the beginnings of fall. After spending the night at a rustic marina and enjoying the best Sunday brunch … More Small Craft Advisory? Just Sail Right Into It.
The windiest day in months is the perfect time to get up early for a sail. I stopped for a picture at the crack of dawn (no pun intended because it was actually the crack of dawn). I don’t see the sunrise very often so this was breathtaking. Old salts may say sunrises are a … More Sunrise to Sunset and What Happened in Between on a Windy Day
Gunston Cove is a small cove on the Potomac River bordered by Ft. Belvoir, historic Gunston Hall and Pohick Bay state park. It’s only a few hour’s sail from our marina so when we don’t have a lot of time we can still have a nice evening anchored out and a pleasant day on the … More Pork Chops and Chinese Lanterns: What to Bring for a Weekend on the Water
Charles and I anchored in Mattawoman Creek in southern Maryland for two nights to celebrate Charles’s birthday. The hats were my idea. We arrived on Friday afternoon. So many crab pots to navigate around as we pulled in! There’s not much up to date information about Mattawoman Creek anchorages so I only knew to expect weekend … More Here’s What Happens When Your Boat Runs Out of Gas and You Discover That Your Husband is a Good Swimmer