First Passage

I was starting to wonder if this day would ever come. After spending three extra weeks at Snead Island Boat Works to prepare Mojo for a new life in the water, we are now ready to sail her 100 miles down Florida’s west coast to Port Charlotte.  We look forward to tackling some needed repairs…

Sailing Through a Week of Work

Over the last week, we’ve made some real progress! It took Roger, the mechanic, several days to finish working on our engine, but as he said when he finally finished, “I got to your engine in the nick of time, and I’ve basically saved its life”. In truth, he is a little like a surgeon,…

An Evening on a Whitby 42

Joe made contact this week with a couple that we had met at the Whitby/Brewer Sailboat Association Rendezvous, and it  turned out they were going to be just a few hundred yards away from us, anchoring at Emerson Point.  Apparently they try to make this trip every year with their sailing club, and they told…