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Delia Rosa
Still here!

Well, we didn't leave yesterday... Wednesday is now our tentative time to leave here... only six weeks behind schedule! I must admit though... Great Bay Marine is a wonderful place to be.

06/21/2009 | Michael and Barbara Turney
You guys need a comment. The photo accompanying this post is superb! It's ready for a magazine or something. By the way did you know that you can take your better shots into a place like Staples and they will make postcards out of them for you that you can use to mail to you non internet friends?
In Portsmouth again

We drove back to Great Bay Marine yesterday. It is great to be back on the boat.. we are hoping to leave on Thursday, but the weather forcast is not very promising.. in the meantime... I do enjoy time spent on our "back porch"

Back in Canada....
05/27/2009, St. Catharines, ON

Cruising 101... always be careful of where you walk... well I wasn't and fell through an open hatch yesterday... lots of bruises, but no broken bones. I won't be much use as first mate on the boat for a few days, so Captain Dan decided that we would drive home today. I will spend the next week or so recuperating and catching up on stuff at home.... including rescuing Zoe from the kennel...
Now, if I can make sure not to fall down any more open hatches... we will soon be all set!

A busy week...

It's been a busy week. We took the boat out with John on Monday, just down to the bridge and back. There's a storm warning tonight... winds gusting up to 35-40 knots...

Look out!!
05/03/2009, Great Bay Marine, Portsmouth

We launched on Friday... and spent Saturday and early Sunday working on various projects on the boat. Well, Great Bay Marine is a popular place and another boat decided to dock in front of us. The currents here are tricky... and the captain of this boat obviously didn't understand them.. we watched him come closer and quickly realized that he was way too close to us! We tried to call him off..but he jammed us... we had the fenders out to try and stop him, but he was just too big... slammed into our port side... then pushed forward and snagged our pulpit... what could we do... the New Hampshire Marine Patrol were watching but unable to help.... Eventually we managed to push the other cruiser off - and suggested he dock elsewhere! To be fair, the captain was apologetic and promised to make everything right..
So, our first weekend in the water, not even off the dock and we have had some excitement!

05/01/2009, Great Bay Marine, Portsmouth N.H.

After a two day delay, we finally launched today. It is great to see Delia Rosa in the water.

06/05/2009 | Michael and Barbara Turney
Congrats! Post pictures, please.

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Delia Rosa
Who: Dan Oswald & Susan Payette
Port: Kingston, Ontario Canada
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