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.
It is day 11 of our adventure and what an adventure it has been so far. Yesterday we pulled into Moriches Bay to anchor and rest up from our 19 hour run from Judith Point. We dropped anchor in the bay at 5:00pm and Steve got into the dinghy to get supplies from the local […]
When we pulled into the marina, the docks were full of dead crabs. It appears that the crabs are not coming to the docks to commit suicide, but they are being brought to the docks by seagulls who have them for lunch.
When we cleared the canal we turned off our engine and use sail power. She sails like a dream, smooth and fast. However at about 2:30 pm while executing a starboard tack our boom snapped off the mast.
Yesterday took a bit longer than expected but we were able to make Cape Cod Canal last night just before the slack ebb began. We opted to tie up in Sandwich Marina for the night and set out this morning
It is the last night in Boston before we sail. I lugged 12 gallons of gas to the boat to top her off because the marina gas pumps have not opened for the season. That was a workout.
Winter in Phoenix was nice but it is time to get back to work. We have a new sailboat this year and we are making small changes to our schedule and route but the plan remains the same.
All great documentaries are built on a strong foundation of research. Making any documentary is all about knowing the facts of your subject mater. In our case, the issue is the condition of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic seaboard. However, one can research for a lifetime and never know everything there is to […]
5,200 years ago the Argo was the might of the Aegean Sea. Crete, Melos, Egypt and Persia all knew and feared her. Constructed by the shipwright Argus using a magical talking prow provided by Athena, the ship was said to have the ability to render prophecies. The magical prow was carved from a single timber […]
To stave off the oracle’s dire prediction of ill fortune, we need the strongest and bravest band of heroes ever assembled. We are adventurers on a quest to bring an understanding of the North Americas Atlantic Coastal Wetlands into homes and classrooms around the world. This film promises to both entertain and inform the old […]