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The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity…

Amelia Earhart




Linguine with Clam Sauce coming right up! 4
This is, by far, my favorite incarnation of Linguine with Clam Sauce! I’ve played with these basic ingredients for years and finally settled on what you see below. Please trust me and do not omit the anchovy fillets; that’s right, even if you “hate” anchovies please use them… you will […]

Linguine with Clam Sauce à la Rocinante


Ada at the helm heading for Fishers Island 2
Monday, August 22, 2005 – Destination: Fishers Island 2:00AM sounded like a good idea at the time, but reality quickly set in and we figured what the heck, so we’ll fight the tides a bit… we got up around 6:15, made a pot of coffee, had a quick breakfast (cereal), […]

Destination – Penobscot Bay, Maine (Part 7 – Fishers Island)



Raw Oysters & Clams at Lilo's Streetfood & Bar
Lilo’s Streetfood & Bar – ⭐️⭐️⭐️ A nice easy .6 mile walk from the Snook Island dinghy docks. (26° 36′ N, 80° 2′ W) 701 Lake Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33460 2nd Visit – Updated Review **Read Initial Review Well, I find myself forced to downgrade our rating to 3 […]

Lilo’s Streetfood & Bar – Update


Ada at The Laundromat 2
August 1 – 31, 2005 Sunday, August 21, 2:10 PM… ahh, yes, we are back on Rocinante! As you know from our last few entries, our trip to Maine was temporarily interrupted by a call to duty from the office. That interruption quickly expanded to a full week back at […]

Destination – Penobscot Bay, Maine (Part 6)


Hanse 400e doing "Sea Doughnuts" 6
Please forgive the quality of the video – it was 2006 and I took it using my little Canon powershot. That said, it certainly managed to capture the fun we were having! We had just finished installing the Auto Pilot on our new Hanse 400e and took her out so we […]

Hanse 400e doing “Sea Doughnuts”!



Huntington Station, NY to Hawthorne, NJ 4
August 1 – 31, 2005 Friday, August 12, 7:15 AM… the sounds of gulls overhead, the crash of the waves, the flight attendant reminding everyone that this was the flight to Denver… Denver? “wake up!”… I look around, and no, it was not a dream I’m in a cramped seat […]

Destination – Penobscot Bay, Maine (Part 5)


Proof that one picture is worth a thousand words!
August 1 – 31, 2005 Good morning boys and girls! What can I say; yesterday was simply picture perfect! The skies cleared up a bit, the seas were calm, we were well rested from the previous day’s endeavors and breakfast, the most important meal of the day, was simply amazing! […]

Destination – Penobscot Bay, Maine (Part 4)


Yep, we have brand new Boat Cards hot of the presses! If you’re one of our land based fans, you’re probably wondering; “what the heck are boat cards?” and if you’re just getting started cruising, you might be wondering what to put on yours. Well, they’re basically the cruiser’s equivalent […]

Boat Cards – What the heck are they?



Raw Oysters & Clams at Lilo's Streetfood & Bar
Lilo’s Streetfood & Bar – ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A nice easy .6 mile walk from the Snook Island dinghy docks. (26° 36′ N, 80° 2′ W) 701 Lake Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33460 Initial Review: **Read Updated Review This is the first time we’ve eaten here, so keep your eyes open for […]

Lilo’s Streetfood & Bar


The now infamous bilge pump replacement!
August 1 – 31, 2005 Ok, so where did we leave off? Oh, that’s right, we finally made it to our idyllic cove. Talk about “water colored memories”… Not long after breakfast, the natives started their attack… jet skis screaming past us; fishing boats throwing up huge wakes as they […]

Destination – Penobscot Bay, Maine (Part 3)


Finally... back in Our Cove! 4
August 1 – 31, 2005 Well, we finally left our slip and are on our way! All of the excitement of the last few days was now behind us as we headed down the Hudson towards Battery Park, around Manhattan, up the east river and across Long Island sound to […]

Destination – Penobscot Bay, Maine (Part 2)