Last Chance ... A Two Year Journey

Leaving the Great Lakes for a Caribbean/Pacific adventure

18 January 2018 | Miami. Marine Stadium anchorage
17 January 2018 | Miami
16 January 2018 | Lake Santa Barbara near Sea Ranch Lakes, FL
15 January 2018 | Munyon Island near North Palm Beach
13 January 2018 | Vero Beach
11 January 2018 | Vero Beach
09 January 2018 | Clearwater, FL
08 January 2018 | Lakeland, FL
07 January 2018 | Vero Beach City Marina
06 January 2018 | Indialantic, FL. Across from Melbourne
05 January 2018 | Titusville
04 January 2018 | Titusville - Cocoa - West Marine
03 January 2018 | Titusville Marina
02 January 2018 | Titusville
01 January 2018 | Titusville Marina
31 December 2017 | Titusville Marina
29 December 2017 | Flying back to Titusville
22 December 2017 | Hanover Park, IL
21 December 2017 | Titusville Municipal Marina
20 December 2017 | West of Cape Canaveral

Irish Pubs and inebriated flies.

18 December 2017 | Melbourne, FL
Sunny and 80 with a light breeze. Heavy dew in the morning.
I made the long dinghy ride to Melbourne today. There is an Historic Downtown District, much like in Cocoa, but maybe not quite as quaint. I walked around a bit and visited some stores. I had lunch at the Irish Pub, Meg O'Malley's Restaurant and Pub. It was crowded and the only opening was outside on the patio out back. The weather was perfect for that. For a drink, I tried the Spiced Egg Nog Martini. I finished most of it, but left some at the bottom of the glass. I watched as a fly tried it, and loved it. The fly went to town lapping it up and stayed with it for quite some time. I was done and I wanted to see if the fly got drunk. The problem was, have you ever seen a fly travel in a straight line? Neither have I, so it was hard to tell if the alcohol affected it. Hey, not every day can be a grand adventure!

The dinghy is rolled up and tied to the mast. New spot. We'll see how that goes. I tightened a bolt in the Lehr motor, again. This is getting annoying. Not sure why it keeps loosening. It has a split washer.

Tomorrow I'm off to anchorage #3. It is back north near Titusville. My flight home is Friday.
Vessel Name: Last Chance
Vessel Make/Model: Islander 36 (1979)
Hailing Port: Waukegan, Illinois
Last Chance's Photos - Main
Traveling down the Chesapeake and the East Coast
53 Photos
Created 11 September 2017
Erie Canal and Hudson River
33 Photos
Created 18 August 2017
Great Lakes part of the journey.
45 Photos
Created 15 July 2017
Boat prep and races prior to departure
12 Photos
Created 14 June 2017