Phase II: Southbound via the ICW- Here Comes the Sun Again

After a relatively damp few days in the Dismal Swamp, the weather and wind has been working to our advantage the past few days.   We anchored off of Goat Island in the canal, then planned for a crossing of the Albemarle Sound with light to fair winds at 10 to 20 knots, waves 1 to…

Phase II: Southbound via the ICW- Great Dismal Swamp

Today this quote by Mark Twain has especially touched my heart- Throw off the bowlines Sail away from the safe harbor Catch the wind in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. This morning we did exactly that and said good bye to Travis’ parents for the short term, waving our hearts out and looking forward to…

Phase I : Fezywig U

Beginnings- with every new experience there is obviously a heavy learning curve- having Erik show us the boat dynamics and systems for a few days has definitely helped shorten that time for us. Here’s a quick run down of Phase 1: Fezywig U Day One: Upper Manhattan to Manasquan, NJ Conditions: Hudson River, NY Harbor,…