Sunday Dec. 22, 2013 Brewer Yacht Haven Stamford, CT Oh boy. We beat into a south wind all day. It was hard to make any decent speed. We wanted to get to Mamaroneck, NY. Besides being a flagship marina of the Brewer fleet, and the first Brewer’s yard, it’s also located at a charming town […]
cruising - verb: to sail about on a pleasure trip.
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Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 Brewer Pilot’s Point Marina Westbrook, CT And so we continue on with the winter sailing adventure. Left Point Judith at 6:45 AM in the dark. Navigating with only my Navionics iPhone app and no visual aids. We had to go early in order to get to The Race at exactly the […]
Most people, when they take a winter cruise, hop on a plane and then board ship in a tropical port. A Christmas Cruise Bartlett style is a little different. We were pining to get south, but work kept us in New England very late and we thought we were stuck in the north for another […]
Prejudice Against Places It’s time we get into the literary side of cruising. We’ve always read all kinds of things, and especially books about sailing and the sea. The tag line of this blog is a literary reference. Before we could move aboard we had to sell a library that held a copy of every […]