The Tale of our Fatty Knees 8′ Sailing Dinghy

There is a Fatty for Sale!?!?! “There is no way some kids are going to drive over 900 miles during a pandemic to get this dinghy.” That is what the previous owner told his wife when we said we were on our

Boatyard Life During Covid-19

Offshore Passage: St. Marys, GA to Beaufort, NC March 10, 2020We weighed anchor from Fernandina Beach at 10 am and headed for the St. Marys inlet. This time around, the weather conditions were perfect, as in there was no weather. The forecast

Making Friends in St. Marys, GA

Offshore Passage: Charleston, SC to St. Marys, GA December 20, 2019 How can I put this nicely? I can’t, that passage sucked. We were up before first light to make it to the Charleston breakwater by dawn along with the slack tide.

Charleston, SC

Southbound, Outside Passage to Charleston Dec 6, 2019 The weather window had arrived, there was a small window of light north winds for about 2-3 days before the next nasty norther starts to blow. Our first destination south is Charleston, South Carolina.

Change of Plans Due to the Lack of Money

The harsh realization of having no money Sitting in our perfect “ready to go anywhere boat,” Jon and I realized that we in fact, cannot go anywhere. Not this season at least. After our year of hard work and no play, we

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