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A week on the BB

Biscayne Bay (BB) I often wonder if the “roaring 40’s” — a latitude of 40-50 degrees with huge winds in the Southern Ocean — have migrated north. To Miami. There […]
A week on the BB

South Beach….

No visit to Miami would be complete without spending a few hours in South Beach. Paddy left me in charge with figuring out the transportation route and scheduling. “Great – […]
South Beach….

U only live once….

The winds are calm and there is a light ripple tickling the hull as the sun fades to the west.  I check my voice messages. “Hey Jane – can you […]

Boca bikers…

With weeks of pent up endorphin excitement….the 3 day weekend visit of Big Bro and tri-partner Fluffy finally arrived. We spent the weekend desperately seeking (and finding) ‘dorphins and had […]
Boca bikers…

Ice sailors…

Apparently Canada is MAD at the US. I’m guessing it’s something we said. All of the cold air that normally stays in Canada for the winter — is now on […]
Ice sailors…

Jetty Park

All weather forecasts were predicting 4-6′ waves out of Cape Canaveral. Seemed a bit large for my ‘weenie sailor’ comfort zone, so we opted to wait for calmer seas. In […]
Jetty Park

A tour of Charleston…

Busy with client work, sailing Cat Maudy out of Charleston is delayed – until after December 1. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t spend some time capturing local flavor. […]

Iron Girl Sunday

I departed Cat Maudy at dockside at 4:30AM, still wiping pixie dust from my eyes. After all the media hype, reading up on nutrition, endless days of multi sport training, […]

Sika certify-ABLE

Months ago, when researching HOW to install acrylic windows with SIKA 295UV – Captain Pat ended up having a conversation with the Sika Eastern Seaboard Tech Rep. aka…Mr. Sika himself. […]
Sika certify-ABLE

Table of Contents

The first 30 daysSnow is a 4 letter wordGetting PaidWomen in charge – the Sharon Pratt Kelley eraDiscoveredMaking a DifferenceThe Barry Resurrection & Congress installs the Financial Control BoardBusiness is […]

Anchor down…

The windlass install is complete. In this shot the chain, solenoid, motor, and gearbox are visible. This project was complete on 5/10. We decided to replace the old windlass on […]
Anchor down…

60 MPH sailors

Last December while in Sea School working on my USCG Captain’s license…I met “Captain” Jane. What are the odds in a predominantly male merchant marines – that I would meet […]
60 MPH sailors