Lemons Way

The continuing adventures of a cruising sailor/family lawyer, his wife (also a lawyer), and their young children.

17 September 2017 | San Carlos, Son.
17 September 2017 | Driving back to Marina Real
15 September 2017 | Soggy Peso
07 September 2017 | Downwind Marine, San Diego
07 September 2017 | San Diego
07 September 2017 | Coronado, CA
07 September 2017 | San Diego
05 September 2017 | Grand Canyon
02 September 2017 | Rancho Sedona RV Park
29 August 2017 | Sabino Canyon
17 June 2017 | North Sails Loft
17 June 2017 | North Sails
03 June 2017 | sea of Cortez, Mexico
03 June 2017 | Slip 18, Marina Seca
31 May 2017 | 2017 Memorial Weekend Cruise on Oz
24 May 2017 | This is happening in slip 18 at Real
20 May 2017 | Marina Real

Our New Home In Oriental, NC

03 June 2008
Keith, nice
Unfortunately, our perfect spot at the marina was not to be for long. Mrs. Deaton came out and informed us we just couldn't stay for two weeks living in a motorhome behind the marina office. She gave us the number of a RV place. It is right in the middle of town in a nook I didn't even know about or I would have arranged to stay here sooner. It is a gated, self-storage place (good for the dogs) right off the main road of town (which isn't a very busy road at any time of day). We are a 1 minute scooter ride from the market, restaurants, and various other services. The marina is a 3 minute scooter ride away. We will be commuting there daily to work on the boat. It turns out the scooter was an essential element of the adventure after all (yea!). The town dock is within walking distance. Here we have electric, water (we do a lot of dishes), sewer (which we didn't have, and needed), and a measure of security (not that it is needed in this town). The neighborhood isn't as grand to walk the dogs in, but there are a lot of open spaces around here. I think its also important that we are paying to stay so nobody has any hard feelings. $180 per week. $360 for the two weeks we plan to be here. That's like $27 per day. A bit steep, but that's what it is. Our new home in Oriental. If I've ever wanted to live in a small town for a while, now is my chance. The only other RVer living in this place is Keith, the older gentleman down the way there. He has an Islander 36 and just returned from 5 months of cruising to the keys. We'll have lots to talk about I'm sure.
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Vessel Name: Oz
Vessel Make/Model: Cascade
Hailing Port: Tucson, Arizona
About:
Keith is a 40 something year old Family Law Attorney from Tucson, Arizona who somehow managed to develop a love of sailboat cruising and adventure in spite of growing up in the desert. This blog used to be about how I become a n occasional coastal cruising sailor. [...]
Extra: Our sailing life has now come full circle back to San Carlos on the Sea Of Cortez.
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