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After detecting an earlier than expected weather window, we left Lake Worth bound for Lucaya on Grand Bahama Island. The trip to Lucaya would take about 15 -16 hours. The big consideration when crossing from southern Florida to the Bahamas is taking the weather (wind, waves, and storm potential) into account, but also considering how […]
We spent 11 days in St. Augustine, and apart from a challenging mooring field with strong currents and contrary winds, our time there was enjoyable. There were the obligatory boat chores, but we also spent a few days sightseeing. We had never spent much time in St. Augustine, so it was all new to us. […]
Update to Our “Mooring Buoy” Post Just a quick update. Our new (and quite simple) bridle arrangement seems to be working well! We have similar conditions today to those we experienced Friday night, but the wind isn’t as strong. Today our mooring buoy is behaving itself. The strong tidal current is pushing it under the […]
Ocean Song left the Palmetto Bay Marina dock at 7:00 am on Wednesday, April 5th. There was no wind and we slipped off the dock unassisted. It was slightly foggy, but the visibility was still good. From Palmetto Bay to the open ocean takes about 2 hours. Around 11:00 am we were joined by a […]
We ended up spending more time in Beaufort than we originally anticipated. We did several big boat projects and encounter a couple of unexpected delays that had nothing to do with Ocean Song’s readiness to sail. More importantly, we are not trying to stick to any kind of schedule so any delay should really be […]