New Bern & AGLCA Spring Rendezvous 4-29-17

Kent and I will be staying in New Bern, North Carolina until Saturday April 29.  We have three days to enjoy New Bern, a charming riverfront town tucked away on the banks of the Neuse and Trent Rivers.  The AGLCA (American Great Loop Cruising Association which we are members of) rendezvous, which started on Tuesday….

Traveling to New Bern

      We left Homer Marina at 7:15 Friday morning hoping to beat the high winds that were predicted.  We are going to New Bern for a rendezvous and Johnny and Liz (Anchor Down) are going to stay at Oriental Marina.  When we left the wind was starting to pick up and the sun…

Beaufort, North Carolina

We are staying in Beaufort, North Carolina until Friday.  Our first night Tuesday in Homers Marina was on the gas dock due to high winds,  knowing we would have to move in the morning.  Wednesday morning after moving to a slip with the access of Matt (the dockmaster) truck we went in search of a…

Traveling

  Tuesday morning we decided to leave Swan Point Marina hoping we would beat the high winds.  The sky was cloudy with a slight mist.  I guess after all the good days of traveling we can handle a bad one. We have another swing bridge to go through called Onslow Beach Swing Bridge built-in 1953,…

Happy Easter we are traveling

I hope all our family and friends had a great Easter.  Kent and I spent this great day traveling on the ICW in North Carolina.  We had another short day with only about 35 miles to navigate.  The morning was bright, sunny, and 70 another great day for traveling. This area is called Carolina Beach in…

Traveling to North Carolina

We left Myrtle Beach Marina in South Carolina Saturday morning.  We have been so fortunate with our nice weather.  We will be navigating 40 miles on the AICW called Little River, our destination is Deep Point Marina in North Carolina.  Little River flows into the Atlantic at the border between North and South Carolina.  The inlet…

Traveling to Myrtle Beach Marina 4 – 14 – 2017

      Friday morning we left Osprey Marina at 8:30 after Johnny was done fueling.  The weather is sunny,  warm, and no wind.  We have another short day only navigating 30 miles.  Johnny from (Anchor Down) and Kent likes these short days.  We are still navigating on the Waccamaw River (AICW) through deep wooded…

Myrtle Beach

  Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in South Carolina.  It is situated on the center of a large and continuous stretch of beach know as the Grand Strand in Northeastern South Carolina.  A man-made island , Myrtle Beach has been separated from the continental U.S. since…

Traveling to Osprey Marina

    We left Georgetown Wednesday morning at 8:30 and we are heading for what every body tells us is he best marina Myrtle Beach, SC called Osprey.   The weather is sunny and a little on the cool side ( I like it this way for a while) we only have a 30 mile day.    Jonny and…

Georgetown

  Georgetown was founded in 1730 and is the third oldest city in South Carolina.  Initially settled by the Spanish along the Sampit River in 1526.  Georgetown has written nearly five centuries of history spanning from the Native Americans to the Spanish, French and English.  From its establishment as a port of entry in 1732…

Traveling to Georgetown SC

The sun is shinning as we lift McClellanville this morning.  The sail boat peeled off from us and then we left with Anchor down and Easy Living following.  What a great day for traveling.  The weather is cool with the sun shinning, no wind, and calm waters.  This is every boaters dream day for navigating. Today…

Traveling 4-9-2017

We left Ashley Marina in Charleston, South Carolina early Sunday morning.  The weather is sunny and no wind YA!!!!!!.  As we traveled on the Ashley River leaving our marina we passed the sail boat Athena. She is one of the largest privately owned sailboat in the world.  Athena is 295 feet long, 40.3 ft wide,…