Monthly Archives: March 2012

It doesn’t get better than this.


March 15: We are now in Spanish Cay, in a well-protected marina in the Abacos. We crossed the Little Bahama Bank,  anchoring overnighting at Sale Cay (yes, that is spelled right). It is 90 miles from Grand Bahama Island to Spanish Cay, two long … Continue reading

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Weather Window


 March 10-12: We had only a one day weather window to cross from Ft. Lauderdale to West End, Grand Bahama Island which is why we pushed so hard down the ICW to get to Ft. Lauderdale. It may seem strange to go so far … Continue reading

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Navigating the ICW in South Forida, or Ed, you’re the MAN!


March 8 &9: If you have ever run the ICW (that’s the Intercoastal Waterway) in south Florida, you can skip this blog but if not, you just might find this challenge interesting reading. I hadn’t thought about it, but in many … Continue reading

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An Easy Decision When the Flags are Horizontal


March 6: Now you may think this is a blog about weather and sailing. Well, only partly. True, it is too windy to even get Silver Girl out of the slip and true, the flags are flying horizontally. So,those are … Continue reading

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Stewball finds his voice


I never figured that Stewball would become a blogger. I guess making contact with Richard Petty was something he really wanted to do. And this new name, The Blue Blaze? Where did that come from? I know some friends have … Continue reading

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