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There are worse places to get stranded

Today we were told: “Everything on your boat is broken, you just don’t know it yet”. Thanks Pam for letting us know :-). Today we had a beautiful morning with a bike ride to the lighthouse at Cape May. After … Continue reading

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You think now you are good to go and then …..

Tomorrow we finally wanted to do our final leg back to NY. So we checked all the fluids, topped up the oil and steering liquid. I had the idea to switch on both engines to be able to start easily … Continue reading

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Stranded at Cape May

Of course there could be worse places in the world to get stranded, but we really looking forward to get home. Due to high winds we are not able to go North. We do have a weather window on Friday … Continue reading

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Day 3 of our experience

Today was a day where we aged much more than we expected. It started off with a beautiful sunrise at Havre de Grace marina, west of the C&D canal. Very peacefull and the water like a mirror. We entered into … Continue reading

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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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