|Vessel Name:||Georgia E|
|Vessel Make/Model:||Bayfield 36|
|Hailing Port:||Toronto, On., Canada|
|Crew:||Skipper: Stu Ferry; Crew: Tony Patt|
|Extra:||We hail out of Mimico Cruising Club, west of Humber Bay on Lake Ontario. http://mimicocruisingclub.com/index.php?q=node/1 Boat info: http://www.wind-borne.com/Bayfield36Spec.PDF (Same type -- in Grenadines. Thanks Carolyn & Nick)|
Sun. Nov. 21/'10 Dropped mooring M22 9:20 after 3 days at historic St. Augustine. Met and travelled with 'Tybee Time' and 'Klabara'; we saw 'Riverdance' at fuel dock as we were leaving for Palm Coast (M 803) , about 26 miles along ICW.
Masted at Hop-O-Nose from 9:00 to 10:00 in morning; 100 year old derrick - slow but worked well. Finished rigging and set up main (left on boom on deck) by 13:00; went across Catskill Creek to get fuel and pump-out (free with fuel!) as Sean at Hop was out of diesel and didn't do pump-outs.
T. had to go to Toronto on an errand and returned just after midnight Thurs. We departed Waterford 9:00 and cleared Federal lock #1 at 10:10 (waited for another Toronto boat to come). The dam next to the lock is the last on the Hudson before the Atlantic. Now in tidal waters so were bucking a quarter [...]
We are two retired guys who have been good friends for 40 years and also partners in a 24' Shark and then a 29' Columbia 8.7. When Stu retired, he bought Georgia E with the intention of taking off and cruising to the Bahamas where we enjoyed our first of many bare- boat charters starting in the 1970`s. [...]