The Far Reaches of Civilization

Duncantown is placed strategically on the southern most cay in the outlying Ragged island of the Bahamas.   If you so desire to take a jaunt to Cuba, it is a mere sixty miles south from the anchorage and you get to have your picture taken as a helicopter frequently oversees the traffic going to and…

Crossing Our Rubicon

Crossing the Gulf Stream and sailing to lands beyond has always been the plan, but there have been so many little steps to get us to this one that it has always seemed too distant to actually be our reality.  However, the wind is changing early this week, so that means the elusive opportunity is…

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…