My excitement and anticipation was such that I couldn’t sleep, I am not tired however, I’m far too excited to be tired. It is 71 degrees, we are stowed and about ready to go. We replaced a bent anchor and will check the inflation of the dingy before getting underway. Captain Polydeuces took me out […]
Today we saw a huge leather back turtle about 20 feet off the port side, it was headed north and we were headed south, it was an amazing sighting. Sailing was pretty smooth during the day, we were making about 4 1/2 knots. We were about 2 miles off shore. I just don’t look off […]
I came aboard the Argo, replacing Castor who was off to sailing school, at South Jersey Marina in Cape May, New Jersey. My excitement and anticipation to be”going to sea” for the very first time was such that I hardly noticed the marina. We brought aboard supplies.
We sailed from Captain’s Cove Marina in Quincy Massachusetts to Olverson’s Lodge Creek Marina located along the Potomac River in Virginia. We sailed aboard a 1975 Irwin 30 Competition Sailboat for 680 nautical miles over 25 days. We encountered equipment failure and bad weather along our journey but the little Argo plugged along and made […]