Cruisers University

Back in Oregon, sitting at our computer, Joe and I signed up for 4 days of classes geared towards boat cruisers, that are offered in between the Annapolis Sailboat Show and the Motorboat Show.  So Monday morning we got up bright and early to drive into Annapolis for classes that started at 8:15 (no rest…

A Day of Ups and Downs

This is a two-part post: Part One:  The Annapolis Sailboat Show! The boat show was fascinating – soooo many vendors in such tight quarters! Anything you could imagine for a sailboat was being sold by multiple companies. We asked about dinghys, foulies, books, composting toilets, EPIRBS, generators, davits, arches, rigging, batteries, etc.  Joe and I…

Whitby Brewer Rendezvous

I haven’t written for a couple of days due to being so tired! But to recap, our room turned out fine. We are staying in a beautiful home on a small golf course, about 30 minutes away from  DC, Annapolis, and the meeting place for the Whitby/Brewer Rendezvous. Tuesday was the first full day at…

Hello Maryland

Whew - what a whirlwind today was! We were up at 5 AM to pack our bags and catch a shuttle to the Tampa airport.  Once we landed at Dulles airport in DC, we rented a car and drove straight to the little town of Galesville MD, for the Whitby/Brewer Sailboat Association Rendezvous. We were…