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Day 2 of the Sky’s The Limit

The morning stared bright and early, 6am wakeup 7am leaving the dock. It was a beautiful morning with me looking out for the crab fishing buoy’s. At noon it stared to rain, and it has not stopped yet. Everyone did … Continue reading

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Day 1 of our journey

Even without the fancy heating system I slept very well and the temperature was acceptable with the oil heaters. This morning Phil, who knows our boat very well, came over to check out the boat with us. He checked all … Continue reading

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First night on our boat

We spend the first night on our boat, we were so excited: Yesterday we drove from NJ to Colton Point Marina where we got handed our keys for the boat. Everything is installed and ready to move. Mark the friendly … Continue reading

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We are doing progress

Good news the lamination is done and now it is only the bottom coat and paint left. Also the work on the heating system started. All components are ready to be installed. Finally we got the name on the transom. … Continue reading

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What an amazing experience – 300 miles on a bike from New York to Raleigh

I would like to thank everyone for their support, especially the generous donations and the overwhelming reception at the Raleigh office. This trip was an amazing experience and I’m so glad that I could take part. I did a little … Continue reading

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Finally, we doing progress

So we have waited for a long time and the time has come that the hull is not drying any further. That means we are ready to laminate. The peeler came back and started to laminate for 3 days now. … Continue reading

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Options, options, options….

People have been asking what we will be doing for the winter. That’s a good question…. We do have interesting options: 1. (M+J-L) Marcus and Jolanda could stay at a good friends place in Union City, but they don’t allow … Continue reading

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Fundraising for the first time

Some shameless self-promotion: I’m extremely grateful to be able to join the CS team for an incredible bike ride leaving the CS New York office on October 12th and arriving at the CS Raleigh campus on Oct 15th. With stop … Continue reading

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New Challenges

After coming to terms that we will not move into our boat until April next year, we decided to stay on the temporary boat as long as we can. Despite getting wet while raining and not having a functioning bathroom, … Continue reading

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so near and yet so far…..

You know the feeling somebody talks about their boyfriend but he might not exist as no one has seem him yet? This is a bit the feeling we have with our beautiful boat Sky’s The Limit….. It has been raining … Continue reading

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