Monthly Archives: January 2017

Beaufort, SC

We have been in Beaufort, SC, for a few days now while we wait for a good offshore weather window.  It looks like we might get it on Wednesday, Feb. 1, and we’re itching to move along.  Our plan is … Continue reading

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Jan. 25: Toogoodoo Creek to Beaufort, SC

We knew that today’s leg would be through some very shoal areas, so we needed as much water under the keel as possible.  High tide was at 7:05 AM, so we were motoring out of Toogoodoo Creek at 7 AM.  … Continue reading

Posted in ICW, Moorings, SC

Jan. 24: Charleston to Toogoodoo Creek, SC

I know that when we meet people that live on land and they learn that we are full time cruisers, they have visions of a life of relaxation, of umbrella drinks, clear blue ocean, and tiki bars.  A vacation, essentially.  … Continue reading

Posted in Anchorages, ICW, SC

Jan. 20, 2017: Charleston, SC

Charleston has been a whirlwind of walking and eating, our two favorite things.  The weather has been unbelievably gorgeous, although that will change on Sunday.  We love to each breakfast out, and we had one of the best meals of … Continue reading

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Jan. 16-17, 2017: Offshore Southport, NC, to Charleston, SC

When we were in Southport, we saw that we had a good weather window to go offshore overnight to Charleston, SC. I had already had my fill of the ICW even before we started with the shoaling mess, so it … Continue reading

Posted in Marinas, NC, Offshore, SC

Jan.15, 2017: Carolina Beach to Southport, NC

Jan. 15, 2017, saw us (cautiously) taking the ICW from Carolina Beach to Southport, NC.  What a difference a day can make; on this day we had nice high water because we got into our destination before low tide, and … Continue reading

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Jan. 14, 2017: Mile Hammock Bay to Carolina Beach, NC

On Jan. 14, 2017, we took the ICW from our anchorage in Mile Hammock Bay to a mooring ball in Carolina Beach, NC. It was an intense and draining day due to bridge schedules and a combination of tide state … Continue reading

Posted in ICW, Moorings, NC