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

Off the Dock - or Not

13 November 2011 | Tiger Point Marine, Fernandina Beach FL
Beth / t shirt days, fleecy nights
Well - one more glitch to report. (3 new postings up tonight).

We spent today doing last minute jobs in order to pull away from Tiger Point on Monday morning. I restrung the furling lines and Jim filled jerry cans with diesel and gas and water. We adjusted the temperature of the fridge so maybe the lettuce won't freeze as easily - it is more complicated than it sounds! Jim's last job was to replace the seal on the toilet pump and that's where things went bad. The darn thing just wouldn't come apart and then a piece fell down where it shouldn't have fallen and amid the chaos and cursing came the wise decision to get Dave to look at it in the morning. So who knows when we will leave this little creek?

On the bright side, we enjoyed a happy and consoling conversation (one cruiser with head trouble (toilet trouble) loves to hear about the head troubles others have had) and nice change of scenery with Karin and Ed on Passages. Herons and egrets stalked fish in the creek at low tide, and I had some spicy chili in the fridge to heat up for a hot, easy dinner.
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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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