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2021 – Wrap-Up

Wow, it’s already November and not all the repairs are finished.  Getting vendors to the marina proved difficult this summer, as well as finding knowledgeable persons to speak to. I called a caterpillar dealer about the tachometer, and he said that it wasn’t a Cat issue.  The electronics guy I called said that it wasn’t […]

Summer 2021 – Care and Feeding of an Older Boat

Well, we’ve been back on the Chesapeake in our home port for about a month now.  I figured that it was time for an update.  First, it’s good to be back home again.  (Finally able to get some great seafood for a change.)  However, we’ve found that these trips sure do take a toll on […]

Northbound 2021 – #17: Solomans, MD to Kent Narrows, MD

Travel Summary  Chilly, Cloudy, Breezy, 52° to start, Partly Sunny, 64° to finish.  Winds North 5 -10 kts, gusts to 20 kts in the morning.  Waves 1 ft.  Distance traveled:  47.1  nautical miles Time underway: 5 hours 50 minutes Average Speed:  8.1 kts Max Speed: 9.9 kts This is it, our last run for a […]