Saint Michaels 

After many consecutive days of rain we were thrilled to wake up in a calm anchorage with the bay as smooth as glass. Just a normal Tuesday- we’re on our way to a marina but some people are working on the Chesapeake Bay. Also, hooray it’s my first cargo ship sighting. We’d been beating into … More Saint Michaels 

A Dog and a Boat

We recently welcomed an Australian Cattle Dog named Sylvie onto the boat with us. Sylvie comes to us after many years of wanting a puppy and one major downsizing in order to get our homes ready for her. Let’s go back a few months. We heard some puppies would be ready in the spring. We weren’t … More A Dog and a Boat

The Marina is Closed. Also Known as a Bit of Snow.

So there’s a blizzard going on in the mid-Atlantic this weekend. They’re warning people to stay off the roads, whiteout conditions, threats to life and property, potential wind gusts of up to 60 mph. And the marina is closed. We received this email from the dockmaster: “The snow is still coming down here and wind … More The Marina is Closed. Also Known as a Bit of Snow.

The Most Interesting Man on the River and an Exercise in Strategic Docking

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. Or so we thought. So close the mouth of the river and yet so far to go before dark. After experimenting unsuccessfully with navigation equipment and a paper … More The Most Interesting Man on the River and an Exercise in Strategic Docking