Beth and Evans

19 September 2013 | Mills creek
06 August 2013 | smith cove
04 August 2013 | cradle cove
31 July 2013 | Broad cove, Islesboro Island
24 July 2013 | Maple Juice Cove
06 June 2013 | Maple Juice Cove, Maine
02 June 2013 | Onset, cape cod canal
20 May 2013 | Marion
18 May 2013 | Marion
16 May 2013 | Mattapoisett
10 May 2013 | Block ISland
02 May 2013 | Delaware Harbour of Refuge
16 April 2013 | Sassafras River
01 April 2013 | Cypress creek
06 March 2013 | Galesville, MD
20 August 2012 | South River, MD
09 August 2012 | Block Island
06 August 2012 | Shelburne, Nova Scotia
20 July 2012 | Louisburg
18 July 2012 | Lousiburg, Nova Scota

Return to Usuaia

15 August 2008 | Usuaia, Argentina
We have returned to Ushuaia in order to be at a big 50th birthday party for Clive Shute, one of our best friends - a skipper we met 20 years ago in Christmas island when we were both young and sailing much smaller boats.

Aftre much winter cruising up and down the Beagle canal we have developed two boundries for what we consider 'fun': (1) We don't mind the cold as good clothing will deal with that, but we don't find frozen lines and sails much fun. (2) We like the occasional iceberg and don't mind up to an inch of surface ice skin but don't find more ice than that fun. These two guidelines place us firmly in the adventurous cruiser catagory rather than the in more hardy explorer/expedition group.

We are now starting to get the boat ready for the Falklands and South Georgia. We need to pack six months of food and fuel on board and get her ready for severe offshore conditions. The passage to South Georgia is rated by the expedition crowd as perhaps the toughest passage going, so we will likely find it a trial, but everyone says South Georgia is worth the pain of getting there and back.

Beth & I are both pet lovers, but have not had one on board because of the quarantine hassles, but we have been rafted next to two boats with kids and pets. One French boat with a lovely cat, who has been spending the day on Hawk to get away from the tail pulling he has to accept from the kids and an Austrian boat with a lovely golden retriever who has enjoyed chasing after the snowballs I throw for her.
Vessel Name: Hawk
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