Road Less Traveled

25 May 2013 | Noank, CT
25 May 2013 | 50 miles from home
24 May 2013 | Atlantic Ocean
24 May 2013
23 May 2013 | 235 miles from home
22 May 2013 | 40% of the way home
20 May 2013 | Just off Bermuda
17 May 2013 | Crystal Caves, Bermuda
15 May 2013 | Bermuda
14 May 2013 | St. George Island
14 May 2013 | Fort St. Catherine, St. Georges Island
13 May 2013 | St. George's Club, Bermuda
12 May 2013 | Close to Bermuda
11 May 2013 | Atlantic Ocean
11 May 2013
10 May 2013 | About 220 miles from Bermuda
10 May 2013 | 280 miles from Bermuda
07 May 2013 | Brewer's Ship Yard, Mystic
12 July 2012 | Southwest Harbor, Mt. Desert Island

What a NW wind will do

25 May 2013 | 50 miles from home
NW wind, VERY cold
Well, we didn't make it before the wind shifted to the NW at around midnight. Extremely cold wind at > 30 knots, with rain like needles to the face. Beating directly into it. We had to tack and run parallel to Long Island a while, before we could tack back and try to slide by the west of Block Island. Everybody and everything is wet.
The picture doesn't fully convey the disgusting condition of the boat at this time. We are pretty sleep deprived, so we are kind of just throwing stuff everywhere. I wrapped one of the sleeping bags my wife insisted we bring around myself to stay warm, giving me a very wise Sitting Bull appearance.
After the last couple of posts, I think our recruiting efforts for the next voyage are suffering a bit.
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Vessel Name: Road Less Traveled
Vessel Make/Model: Valiant 40 cutter
Hailing Port: Noank, CT
Crew: Michael and Kathy Smith
Home Page: www.smithsofweston.com
Road Less Traveled's Photos - Main
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Created 27 May 2013
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Who: Michael and Kathy Smith
Port: Noank, CT