Monthly Archives: April 2017

April 20-26, 2017: Charleston, SC

We were planning to make Charleston a relatively short stop, but predicted bad weather forced us to stay put.  Gee, rats! We ended up staying a week at the Charleston City Marina on the Megadock.  This is the closest thing … Continue reading

Posted in Marinas, SC

April 17-20, 2017: Offshore from Fernandina Beach, FL, to Beaufort, SC, to Charleston, SC

We left Fernandina Beach on April 17, 2017.  The overnight offshore passage from Fernandina Beach to Beaufort couldn’t have been more different from the last one we undertook (Miami to Vero Beach).  The winds were very light (0-10 knots), the … Continue reading

Posted in FL, Marinas, Offshore, SC

April 15-16, 2017: St. Augustine to Fernandina Beach, FL

We left St. Augustine on April 15 for a short trip to an anchorage off of Pine Island.  While it only took us a couple of hours to get there, we were treating it as an investment in the next … Continue reading

Posted in Anchorages, FL, ICW, Moorings

April 10-14, 2017: St. Augustine, FL

We spent five nights on a mooring at the St. Augustine Municipal Marina.  The moorings were full pretty much the whole time we were here.  Since it’s later in the spring, the tourist traffic has picked up dramatically, and the … Continue reading

Posted in FL, Moorings

April 7-10, 2017: Vero Beach to St. Augustine, FL

We left Vero Beach on April 7, 2017, and had an uneventful day motoring up the ICW to an anchorage in Melbourne, FL.  We have been travelling offshore for so long now that we had to get used to the … Continue reading

Posted in Anchorages, FL, ICW, Moorings

Vero Beach, March 27-April 6, 2017

We ended up staying in Vero Beach from March 27-April 6, 2017.  As one of our friends put it, we got “velcroed” but good.   We were on a mooring ball at the farthest north end of the field, and it … Continue reading

Posted in FL, Moorings

March 26-27, 2017: Key Biscayne Offshore to Vero Beach

On March 26, 2017, we left on an overnight offshore passage from Key Biscayne to Vero Beach.  The forecast was for 10-15 knot winds and 2-3 foot seas.  This is ideal weather for us, as Kestrel is a heavy boat … Continue reading

Posted in FL, Offshore