To see as much of the world as we can,
Using the smallest carbon footprint we can,
Spending the least amount of money we can,
Making as many friends we can.

Team Red Cruising

  • Ph. IV, day 13, Boot Key Harbor

    We're (still) moored on ball K-9 (at 24°42.250′N 081°05.550′W) in Boot Key Harbor.

    Today is prep-to-go day.

    This means laundry, top off the water, take on any final galley stores, and final weather check.

    CA pumping water
    CA filling the tanks

    Propane

    This now means checking the …


  • Ph. IV, day 12, Boot Key Harbor, More Pix

    We're (still) moored on ball K-9 (at 24°42.250′N 081°05.550′W) in Boot Key Harbor.

    CA took this picture of me, aloft.

    Me, up the mast
    Me, up the mast

    It's real work getting up there.

    Planning the work to make sure you have the right tools is hard.

    And …


  • Ph. IV, day 12, Boot Key Harbor

    We're (still) moored on ball K-9 (at 24°42.250′N 081°05.550′W) in Boot Key Harbor.

    Beth Leonard (I think) said "Cruising is fixing your boat in exotic places."

    For the last three days I've been going aloft to work on our OGM LXTA masthead light. It …


  • Ph. IV, day 9, Boot Key Harbor

    We're (still) moored on ball K-9 (at 24°42.250′N 081°05.550′W) in Boot Key Harbor.

    CA at Work
    CA at Work

    Looking Back

    It's time for a brief recap of the past few months and (about) 1,000 miles of cruising.

    Let's roll the clock back to October 13 …


  • Ph. IV, day 8, Boot Key/Vaca Key

    We're moored on ball K-9 (at 24°42.250′N 081°05.550′W) in Boot Key Harbor.

    Boot Key Harbor
    Boot Key Harbor

    Repairs

    I've ordered a replacement for the mast-head OGM-LXTA-S light. It's a sealed unit. Maybe Weems & Plath will repair or refurbish the old one so I can have it …


  • Ph. IV, day 6, Boot Key/Vaca Key

    Our fourth Island-hopping "day sailing". (Ugh. Again. Not actually sailing, the wind was almost on the nose, so it was a 5-hour motor.)

    Boot Key Harbor
    Boot Key Harbor

    We're moored on ball K-9 (at 24°42.250′N 081°05.550′W) in Boot Key Harbor. It's between Boot Key and Vaca …


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