Category Archives: ICW

November 2-4, 2017: New Bern to Morehead City to Southport, NC

On November 2 we left the New Bern Grand Marina bound for Morehead City, NC.  We had to leave the marina at a particular time because the Cunningham Bridge is closed from 0630 to 0830 on weekdays with one courtesy … Continue reading

Posted in ICW, Marinas, NC, Offshore

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 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

Feb. 10-13, 2017: St. Augustine to Vero Beach, FL

Feb. 10, 2017:  St. Augustine to Daytona Beach, FL We left the St. Augustine mooring field in strong current and had a great day of motoring through the ICW down to Daytona Beach.  We had to really make some miles … Continue reading

Posted in Anchorages, FL, ICW, Marinas, Moorings

Feb. 6, 2017: Jacksonville Beach to St. Augustine, FL

Since we were at a marina and weren’t leaving until mid-morning in order to time the tide, we spent the morning taking advantage of marina life:  dumping every scrap of trash, cleaning the hull (at least on one side), rinsing … Continue reading

Posted in FL, ICW, Moorings

Feb. 5, 2017: Cumberland Island, GA, to Jacksonville Beach, FL

We said goodbye to Cumberland Island this morning and motored down the ICW.  I was stunned at the amount of Hurricane Matthew damage we saw in Fernandina Beach:  three sailboats had been washed high up ashore, and there was at … Continue reading

Posted in FL, GA, ICW, Marinas

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