Passage to Mexico, Part 2

Jan 25 – Jan 26. In which: We Heave Too Hard, Engine Sucks Wind, Bob Loses His Head, and “Crab for Breakfast? No Thanks, I’ll Have Beer Instead” Yesterday’s post found Blue Wing’s crew in the Gulf Stream 75 miles southwest of Key West and 40 miles north of Cuba. Thirty hours into their passage …read more

Passage to Mexico, Part One

Jan 23 – Jan 25. In which: Omens Are Ignored, Weather is Excessively Benign, Protagonists are Lulled into Complacency by Proper Functioning of New Gear, Big Brother Hovers, and Ghost Reef Attacks
 Nor’Easter Jonas, which dumped snow from Dixie to New England, also affected us in Key West. Saturday, January 23rd, we had a full …read more