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Bombs Over Baghdad!

May 5, 2014: Shrimpers.  That’s what they were.  Those strange looking UFO ships out on the water. They were huge shrimping vessels with massive football stadium-like lights flooding the deck.  No red or green for port or starboard, so you … Continue reading

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Provisioning for Passage with “Broccoli Crappola”

May 2-4, 2014: While they were certainly barreling into the slip, it turned out the “Coming in Hot!” boys didn’t really need our help.  About half-way into the slip, the skipper threw it in reverse full throttle and nudged right … 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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March 26, 2013 – Some Food for Thought

Thankfully, we didn’t have to wait long.   Jack had the boat well-priced and we made a reasonable offer.  After a few small moves on both sides, we quickly reached middle ground and struck a deal, contingent, of course, on the survey/sea trial, which was … Continue reading

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