Author: Duwan

Feburary 18 – 23 Cat Cay, Gun Cay, Bimini

Wow. Wind and tidal currents are really important to us now. We left Saturday to explore the cays below Bimini. After a couple of very choppy nights we are learning better how to select our anchorages. Saturday we waited on…

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February 14 — Miami

Today was the first time either one of us has left Blue Wing since we boarded her over a week ago. Greg took the dingy for a spin, which is technically off the boat, but not off of the water….

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February 9-12 — Miami

At our anchorage last night we had gusts of wind up to 20 knots. Blue Wing rocked and swung and the lazy jacks clattered against the mast making a horrible racket throughout the night. I worried we would slip anchor,…

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February 7 & 8 – Miami

We have been in Miami for 3 days. Tuesday morning we hoped we could sail to Fort Lauderdale and then to Miami the next day. Our plan is to leave from Miami to Bimini. Although it was sunny in West…

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February 6 – Splash!

On Monday we “splashed” – put the boat back into the water. This was very exciting. Although we have owned the boat for months and spent 4 days motoring her up the ICW, this time she really felt like she…

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Duwan goes up the mast

It is pretty bad when things fall off your boat, but even worse when they fall from above. While on the hard our radar reflector came crashing to the deck. Someone had to put it back. Of course it makes…

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Jan 14

Today was a big day. We rose before the crack of dawn and drove down to Fort Lauderdale. We had to accomplish three big things: 1. Pick up our new life lines and install them on the boat (Had a…

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Pictures of Blue Wing

These are pictures of Blue Wing we took during the boat survey. Obviously the survey went well, because we own her now! Enjoy the pics!

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