Billy the Tipper

March 4. We motored through Lake Okeechobee Thursday, March 3. It’s now Friday and we are tied up to some dolphins (pilings) just west of the Port Mayaca railroad bridge. You’ll remember that on our outbound journey we tipped the boat ourselves to get our 50′ mast under the 49′ bridge. We barely squeezed through. …read more

A Little Limbo Dance

“Tink, tink, tink” is the sound that your VHF antenna makes when it bends back and runs across the bottom of a bridge as you pass under in your sailboat. “Crunch” is the sound your wind vane makes when it breaks in two as it hits a bridge. “Criiiiinck” is the sound of your anchor …read more