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Second week on the boat

The second week was as exciting as the first one. We still finding things out and learning a lot about the boat. On Wednesday our favorite surveyor came to evaluate the boat for insurance purposes. After we have invested in … Continue reading

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First week in the new home

On Saturday we celebrated 1 week anniversary being back with The Sky’s the Limit. The boat is looking better every day. I installed a new battery charger, also did some minor electrical upgrades. Currently we want to make sure that … Continue reading

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Day 17 – WE MADE IT – Sky’s The Limit is home

What a relief, we made it back to Jersey City. A four day trip turned into a 17 day odyssey. A lot of ups and downs, very emotional but also very rewarding. We feel very proud of our persistency to … Continue reading

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Day 14 of our experience

So as you have read I surprised Jolanda to accompany her on the last of our journey. I was very scared that she is calling me in the bus during the 3 hour ride and finds out, luckily everything worked … Continue reading

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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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