s/v Skylark

It's Always An Adventure

27 June 2016 | Passage from Annapolis to Newport
27 June 2016 | MD, Handy's Point
25 June 2016 | C & D Canal 6/16
24 June 2016 | MD, Annapolis
24 June 2016 | MD, Annapolis
22 June 2016 | MD, Solomons
22 June 2016 | MD, Solomons
22 June 2016 | MD, Solomons
22 June 2016 | MD, Solomons
22 June 2016 | MD, Solomons
22 June 2016 | MD, Solomons
21 June 2016 | MD, Solomons
21 June 2016 | MD, Solomons
19 June 2016 | VA, Deltaville
19 June 2016 | VA, Deltaville
17 June 2016 | VA, Deltaville
15 June 2016 | ICW Northbound/Deltaville, VA
13 June 2016 | ICW Northbound/Deltaville, VA
11 June 2016 | ICW Northbound

Fake Friend

11 June 2012 | Salt Whistle Bay, Mayreau, the Grenadines
Elizabeth (photo by Ed)
you’ve noticed by now that all the more southerly Islands have colorful tenders owned and operated by the local men. While they’re known as “boat boys”, and some of them are young, most are grown men who make a living with their boats. In Salt Whistle Bay, Yellow Man is a white man with dreadlocks and a very native accent, which leads us to believe he was raised here and that’s what his boat is named. My Desire delivers fresh bread in the mornings, though we typically buy our baguettes from Yellow Man (as well as ice). Roots is another of the boat names we’ve seen here, as well as Velocity-Lordog (go figure), Most Ras and One Love (obviously a reference to the Rastafarian beliefs). You saw the photo of the boat named Skylark in Bequia. Equal Rights was Captain Bob’s boat in Soufriere, St. Lucia. But this one has been our favorite. Fake Friend doesn’t seem to be a very inviting name if he’s selling his goods to the cruisers, but we don’t know the story of where the name comes from.
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Vessel Name: Skylark
Vessel Make/Model: Bristol 41.1CC 1985
Hailing Port: Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Crew: Ed Easter, Elizabeth Meadows and Luna the dog
About: Ed, Elizabeth and Luna the dog lived for many years in Charlotte, NC. They started their live aboard experience in Charleston, SC in June 2011, cutting the lines one month later. They have been living the cruiser's life ever since.
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Skylark is a USA documented vessel and is legally identified by her name "Skylark" and hailing port "Boothbay Harbor". Since our purchase of her in 2008 she had been moored in Tenants Harbor ME '08, Rockland ME '09 and Charleston SC for the 2010 and early 2011 season. After that follow the blog [...]
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