It’s always an interesting conversation when we discuss route / trip planning with our non-sailing friends. They simply have a hard time wrapping their heads around the fact that we really don’t know where we will be at any given point in time beyound a day or so from the […]

Are we there yet?!



Buoy marking the approach to Cuttyhunk and the turn up Buzzards Bay 4
August 1 – 31, 2005 Friday, August 26, 2005 – Buzzards Bay Let’s see, where did we leave off? Ah yes, the trip up BUZZARDS BAY! (creepy music in the background… flash of lightning… clap of thunder) We awoke Friday morning to yet another beautiful day, hailed the pump-out boat […]

Destination – Penobscot Bay, Maine (Part 9 – Buzzards Bay)




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
August 1 – 31, 2005 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, […]

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?