Category Archives: Provisioning

April 1, 2014 – Freezer Food

Yep.  Still April 1st.  Fooled you!  We were doing a lot those last few days.  5-6 trips to the boat a day.  5-6 trips to various stores – pharmacy, grocery, the dreaded West Marine.  Revising the inventory.  Last-minute follow-ups with … Continue reading

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April 1, 2014 – Provisioning the Boat’s No Joke!

No April Fools about it.  Provisioning is one serious chore!  We’re planning a 30-day trip on the boat.  That’s a good long while.  So, let’s talk about packing.  Before we started stuffing the boat full of supplies for the trip, … Continue reading

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May 23, 2013 – The Crossing Finale – Oysters and Beer

The day finally came.  May 23rd, and we were headed back to Apalachicola to finally bring our boat home.  We hitched a ride again with our sail groupies – you remember these guys – Phillip’s fabulous folks: We loaded up … Continue reading

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May 20, 2013 – Play Some Skynyrd!!

So, the last leg of The Crossing.  The final push.  The last mile.  The home stretch.  This was it.  After a month sitting stagnant in the lonely waters of the Carrabelle River, we finally got word our boat was ready … Continue reading

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April 17-23, 2013 – The Crossing: Chapter Two – Sailor’s Delight

On the 18th, the crew woke to a lavender sunrise and a light breeze.  It was a beautiful day.  We were rested and ready to go.  We tore through the Hampton Inn schmorgas board breakfast and hit the road.  Our … Continue reading

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April 12, 2013 – Purchase and Pork; Planning and Provisions

No surprise here. We bought the boat. The closing, in and of itself, was quite uneventful. Just some signing of documents, exchange of papers and emails back and forth. But, our broker was excited (not in that I just made … Continue reading

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