Madcap Sailing

28 October 2016 | Madcap in Ft Pierce, Florida and crew in Halifax, Nova Scotia
06 April 2016 | Riverside Marina, Ft. Pierce, Florida
23 March 2016 | Riverside Marina, Ft. Pierce, Florida
20 March 2016 | Vero Beach, Florida
16 March 2016 | Vero Beach, Florida
12 March 2016 | Key West, Florida, USA
07 March 2016
06 March 2016 | Key West, Florida, USA
06 March 2016 | Key West, Florida
05 March 2016 | Key West, Florida
04 March 2016 | Marquesas Keys, Florida, USA
03 March 2016 | Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida, USA
28 February 2016 | Puerto Isla Mujeres Marina, Mexico
27 February 2016 | Puerto Isla Mujeres Marina, Mexico
13 February 2016 | Teotihuacán, near Mexico City
12 February 2016 | Mexico City
11 February 2016 | Mexico City
07 February 2016 | Isla Mujeres, Mexico

She's Out; We're Off

03 May 2011 | Fernandina Beach, FL
Beth / 80's
We've had our last leisurely coffee morning with Sandi and Steve. We've had our last wonderful evening in Tina and Dick's beautiful garden room. Madcap sits securely in her cradle at Tiger Point Marine. It is time to go home. (THe pic shows Madcap in the sling as she is being hauled out. Didn't the bottom paint hold up well?)

We have rented a couple of cars again and are driving north. We couldn't get one from here to take across the border, but if we switch in Boston (just like last year) there is no problem. And so ... we leave here this morning and arrive in Halifax on Saturday or Sunday, visiting friends along the way - until our time runs out. Unfortunately, we have 24 hours to go from Boston to Halifax, so we'll have to delay visits with more northerly friends until another time.

It has been a wonderful season - lots of sailing - lots of new adventures - very few minor problems (and no major ones!)

I'll post the stats when Jim figures them out!

Until then, fair winds everyone.
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Vessel Name: Madcap
Vessel Make/Model: Bayfield 36
Hailing Port: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Crew: James D Bissell (Jim) and Elizabeth Lusby (Beth)
About: Beth and Jim have spent the last several winters sailing southern waters on s/v Madcap. They love Halifax in the summer, but plan to spend the winters exploring warmer places - currently the Guatemala, Belize, Honduras area.
Extra:
The Madcap crew left Ottawa in 2007 to go sailing in the Bahamas. After a highly successful year, they returned to Canada, settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and in the fall of 2009 they left to do it again! Journey #3 (2010/11) took them back to the Bahamas and then on to Cuba for several weeks [...]
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