Lemons Way

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

25 June 2016 | Summerhaven
19 June 2016 | Phoenix
13 June 2016 | To Marina Real Work Area
30 May 2016 | Commodore's Party
15 May 2016
10 May 2016 | On passage
10 May 2016 | San Carlos, Mexico
09 May 2016 | Slip 18, Marina Real
08 May 2016 | The Head
08 May 2016
08 May 2016 | Caracito Anchorage
13 April 2016 | Back in Tucson, Dog Walk Wash Trail
13 April 2016 | Near Marina Real
10 April 2016

The Great Lock and the ICW Distance Sign

13 October 2007
Keith - October, 2007
I managed to navigate through the lock without too much trouble thanks to the help of the kind operator lady. The next opening contained numerous ships. After I entered, the door closed and they removed the water from the lock. The 14,000 pound sailboat lowered about 3 feet. The operator taught me how to string two dock lines to posts and one back to each hand. I can let out the lines from the center of the boat and let it fall with the falling water level in at least perceived control. After the water lowered, the other door opened and I was on my way to what turned out to be a great free town dock experience.
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Vessel Name: Oz
Vessel Make/Model: Cascade 36
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 took breaks from a successful career in law to become a 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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