Posts Tagged with ‘Albemarle Sound’
13 Oct 2010
We are coming out of Hibernation now that the HOT summer months of Louisiana have subsided..and let me tell you it was hot. We would have loved to go out on the boat more than we did but because it needs so much work to get the basic’s functional (batteries, electrical, engine), we decided after almost passing out from heat, that the fall was a better time to undertake that.
Now the weather is beautiful and cooling down. Soon we will schedule a haul out for the bottom job, seacock lubr […]
15 Nov 2010
This post has been a long time coming. I’ve just been too caught up in life to get around to writing it. But finally I’ve forced myself to sit down and plot out all of our details and lessons before hey vanish into the abyss that is my memory. Since this is going to be a long picture intensive post, the first thing I’ll do is cut it here so that if you’re not interested you’ll be spared the spam. Otherwise, enjoy!
A long while back, we had spoken to Tyler ab […]
17 Nov 2010
Finding Laurel and dropping anchor was a good thing. We got to meet Larry and Richard who had sailed down to meet Tyler and us. They came and brought us over to their boat via the little dingy that you could see in the photo trailing behind Laurel. With Dani in the bow, Richard rowing, and myself at the stern we made it across with around 3 inches of freeboard. It was quite an experience. We had a good time on their boat before returning in the dark and with some wine in us. I really thought som […]
19 Nov 2010
We left Manteo early the next day and parted ways with SV Laurel shortly there after. Good bye Richard and Larry. And off we went on our way back to the Alligator river. The day started calm but the wind was really starting to whip once the sun got high in the sky and it was time to get some sailing done.
Back at the start of the trip Tyler had to go up the mast to untangle a halyard, well it happened again and it was my turn. I was only up the mast about 15-20 feet but I assure you on a […]