Sailing Ti Amo

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My how the day changes!

02 December 2018
We are off the t-dock at 7:00 am and into the ICW thoroughfare in no time. Within moments we are receiving a call from a fellow boater “Dream On” that there are some navigational challenges ahead with just about 6 feet MLW. Well guess what.....they were right and we felt the bottom for a few short moment. Greg meticulously guided us through that bump which would prove to be one of MANY navigational challenges. This part is definitely skinny through the Holden Beach area, but you just have to pay attention and read the warnings posted with active captain for the area.

The pictures today will show the bridge coming through Holden Beach and how low the tide actually was. The sand bars seem to encroach on the waterway at all of the inlets along the way. Dredging equipment was seen in many areas, but there is a LOT to be done.

Our day started off beautiful as the egrets and dolphin provided entertainment for the day. It would soon change.

As you can see from the one picture, all of a sudden a fog developed and the last twenty two miles of our trip would be ICW knuckle biting motoring. The captain could not see the boat in front of us at times (Dream On) and if not for the chart plotter we would not know we were in the center of the channel.
With Dream On in front of us, he played the point and kept us informed of oncoming issues.

We were ready for the day to end and decided to pick an anchorage just short of Bucksport off the Wacccamaw River at the Enterprise Oxbow. With only one other boat in here, we got a choice spot to settle in for a night of severe thunderstorms. The anchor set well and we were in for some relaxing before dinner.

As you can see....someone thinks he got a promotion to the Captains helm seat. It truly is fun to watch Jaxon’s little personality as he is trying to figure this all out.
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Vessel Name: Ti Amo
Vessel Make/Model: Caliber 47 LRC
Hailing Port: Topping, VA
Crew: Greg and Glenda Groome
Ti Amo's Photos - Main
ICW 2018
27 Photos
Created 29 November 2018
46 Photos
Created 26 June 2018
24 Photos
Created 23 June 2018
75 Photos
Created 16 June 2018
Anchorages and stops up the Chesapeake
21 Photos
Created 6 June 2018
10 Photos
Created 4 June 2018
20 Photos
Created 2 June 2018
Photos of a great little navigator
25 Photos
Created 27 May 2018
87 Photos
Created 5 May 2017
69 Photos
Created 2 March 2017
43 Photos
Created 1 March 2017
22 Photos
Created 27 February 2017
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Created 19 February 2017
55 Photos
Created 19 February 2017
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Created 18 February 2017
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Created 18 February 2017
138 Photos
Created 22 December 2016
34 Photos
Created 12 December 2016
17 Photos
Created 5 December 2016
61 Photos
Created 27 October 2016
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Created 1 February 2016
185 Photos
Created 4 December 2015
114 Photos
Created 23 October 2015
6 Photos
Created 8 August 2015
10 Photos
Created 23 July 2015
10 Photos
Created 21 July 2015
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Created 20 July 2015
Old Marina Stomping Grounds
15 Photos
Created 15 July 2015
Greg's Childhood Vacation spot
14 Photos
Created 15 July 2015
Pics taken by our good friend Jiho Han
8 Photos
Created 12 July 2015
Bridge #1
1 Photo
Created 1 June 2015

The Crew

Who: Greg and Glenda Groome
Port: Topping, VA