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Her slow journey back ???

Offshore again

  •  7/7/2018
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Passage making again- What a difference a day makes. https://photos.app.goo.gl/abC99kiSVj8QZkgD6 We spent a month at Ft. Pierce City Marina. Time seemed to get away from us. We got lots accomplished, more about the month of projects, but we are finally ready to get some miles under our hull, and we set up a route for a non-stop run from Ft Pierce to Norfolk and to York River our desired destination. This would be our longest passage together on Southern Star, and we both looked forward to doin...
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Jenny's family rendezvous

  •  7/2/2018
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Family rendezvous x 2 https://photos.app.goo.gl/Vs7ZafNhFriCsVsq7 When I had been in NZ last year, we had talked about a cruise that my brother Jonathan and his wife Nicola were planning for April-May, which was to start in San Diego, travel south along Mexico and Central America, transit the Panama Canal, and then after a stop at Cartagena, travel to Ft Lauderdale, Charleston and Boston.   Then they were spending a week in Honolulu on their way back to NZ. I was certain the cruise ship itine...
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Enjoying the Bahamas, but time to leave

Wow. Started this blog almost a month ago, and we are now departing Ft. Pierce Florida. Better get this one out before we move any further. https://photos.app.goo.gl/ZsFbrApA2NntG3iK7 We are sitting at Great Sale Cay, in the northern Abaco Islands, waiting to depart for the last leg of the trip to Ft Pierce, Fl.  The trip is about 120 miles, and we plan to leave today June 1 at about 3:00 pm to make our landing at Ft Pierce about 8-9:00 am tomorrow. We are the only boat anchored here this mor...
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Georgetown and the Family Islands Regatta, and the end of the fish drought

https://photos.app.goo.gl/gjUEjH9CoLZCw9MEA We stayed on in Georgetown to see the start of the Family Islands Regatta, with our friends, Clark and Michelle on Roam. We were anchored off our favorite place at Sand Dollar Beach. It is much quieter here in Georgetown now that the Cruisers Regatta is over and the majority of the cruisers have left, back on their way to the US and Canada. We are seeing more boats coming up from the Caribbean, also on their way to the states. And we are seeing a fe...
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Welcoming guests to Georgetown

Welcoming guests to Georgetown https://photos.app.goo.gl/8cxW2H08KjPgAEs33 After two weeks island hopping in the Raggeds, we started to head north back towards Georgetown. One of my best friends had taken a spur of the moment decision to bring herself and her teenage daughter down to see us, and they were arriving into Georgetown airport on 4th April. We had two bruising days battering into strong easterly winds on the inside of the Raggeds, stopping overnight at Water Cay. All anchorages in ...
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Another Cold Front

Another Cold Front https://photos.app.goo.gl/1h2fiyTzZuzyacap1 We moved over from Southside, Ragged Island to Hog Cay when the winds were predicted to go hard from the North and the North East. We moved over with Roam, and anchored to the north of the popular beach with the Hog Cay Yacht Club tiki hut. We dropped the hook in 2.5 meters of crystal clear water, I could see patches of turtle grass, but the bottom was mostly a white sand bottom. The cliffs were higher here, made of sandstone that ...
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Southern Star in North Palm Beach
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Morehead City, NC
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Southern Star off Staniel Cay -Feb 2017
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