S/V Skylark

Just Sailing Around

A quiet day

Today was flat water and no wind. And that was perfect for me. I had enough getting beat up for a while so it was nice to have a nice calm ride. Currently anchored cockrell Creek at reidville. Very quiet here too except for the fish cannery. I started out...

Why am I doing this?

I left Middle River Saturday morning 11/19 after sitting 3 weeks at Rob's dock. There were boat projects to finish and the weather was poor so it was the right move to be there but the sitting added to the already growing anxiety I was feeling. Saturday...

The waiting

I'm still sitting here. It's cold and I'm getting really antsy. I'm wondering why I wanted to do this. The weather doesn't look good for next week to run offshore to the Abacos, it looks like a storm is heading up from the Gulf of Mexico. It was good that...

Wallas Heater

Heat on the boat is a really really nice to have. Saved our bacon a few times and I'm sitting here in Middle River MD where it's been 30 F at night and blowing hard. That little electric heater doesn't cut it here and I can't use it when I'm anchored out...

Brrr

Sitting Middle River MD at Rob's dock. It's cold! Tropical storm season finally appears to be over, taking the warm weather with it and the cold fronts are here and coming fast. Tom and I sailed here from New York two weeks ago. Kind of a rough trip due to a...