BLESSED SPIRIT 2011 - 2012

Heading South from Charleston SC to warmer waters!

22 April 2012 | Annapolis MD
01 April 2012 | Norfolk Va
23 March 2012 | Southport SC
08 March 2012 | FT. LAUDERDALE FL
24 February 2012 | Lake Worth, FL
20 February 2012 | Port Canaveral
11 February 2012 | Fernandina FL
07 February 2012 | MILE 516 ON THE ICW
01 February 2012 | Wando SC
28 January 2012 | CHARLESTON SC
26 January 2012 | Wando creek, Charleston SC
21 January 2012 | Edgecomb Maine
11 January 2012 | Edgecomb ME
09 December 2011 | Edgecomb
24 November 2011 | Edgecomb ME
16 April 2011 | Edgecomb, ME
06 April 2011 | FERNANDINA, FL
06 April 2011 | FERNANDINA, FL
29 March 2011 | SAND FLATS AT WARDERICK AT LOW TIDE
28 March 2011 | BAHAMA BANKS...

Saying "good by's again"

22 November 2010 | St Augustine, FL
Last year when we left Edgecomb for Cape Cod, we called a nearby boat durring the night named ISLAND ROSE. Since the seas were horrible and the wind 25+ we agreed to a brief converstion on VHF every 2 hours throughout the nite.

At one point, we got no return from ISLAND ROSE. About an hour latter, Gene called back and said that he had lost his head stay and roller furler and it took him about an hour to lasoo it and secure it in the high seas. Luckily he did not lose his mast. We hung back through the night to make sure they were fine, but never laid eyes on the boat.

This year we heard them on the radio again and finally we met at Moorhead City. We had some great times togehter! Gene is going to leave his boat at a mooring in St. Augustine for a few months and hopefully return to see the Bahamas in April. We may see them again. I helped them get ashore with the dinghy so they could start their drive to home in Miss. Charles is on the left and Gene, brother and owner of Island Rose is on the left.
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Vessel Name: BLESSED SPIRIT
Vessel Make/Model: 1985 Passport 47 cutter
Hailing Port: Edgecomb, Maine
Crew: Corning & Tita
About: Tita is an artist and an avid gardener, and Corning is a naval architect specializing in shallow draft commercial boats. In Jan. 2012 we started our 4th winter sabbatical sailing in warmer waters than Maine. On April 22, 2012 Blessed Spirit was sold due to health issues.
Extra: CALL SIGN: WDB3888 MMSI #: 338020338 HAM SIGN: K2DJN
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Who: Corning & Tita
Port: Edgecomb, Maine