Sailing with Allegria

24 December 2019 | Anna Maria
21 November 2019 | Cayo Costa
27 October 2019 | Charleston, SC
28 September 2019 | Annapolis
09 September 2019 | Port Jefferson, NY
26 August 2019 | Snow Island, ME
18 August 2019 | Rockland, ME
14 July 2019 | Ort Jeff, NY
11 June 2019 | Annapolis
26 May 2019 | St Mary's, MD
13 May 2019 | Belhaven,NC
15 April 2019 | Titusville
19 March 2019 | Palm Beach
11 January 2019 | Anna Maria
18 November 2018 | Anna Maria
31 October 2018 | Palm Beach
10 October 2018 | Pungo River, NC
13 September 2018 | Galesville, MD
30 August 2018 | Shelburn, NS

Heading South

13 October 2015 | Great Bridge, VA
Dee
After a few days at Harness Creek we moved over to the Rhode River and the SSCA Gam. The weather was miserable with winds 35-40 knots in a nor'easter that blew for several days, but at least the hurricane went the other way. It kept the boat attendance for the gam down, but many people came via car. We did charge our batteries well though, with all the wind. There were several good seminars and, as always, we came away with new info. We then moved over to Galesville and the West River for the Whitby gam. Only 2 boats showed up because of the weather, but people attendance was good. Another good get together with good friends sharing information. We spent a day at the Annapolis boat show with Ted and Alice ( fellow Whitby owners) giving us a ride. Then it was time to start heading south. We made a run to Solomon's with a good NE breeze and after a quick overnight ran down to Deltaville. Another quiet night and then yesterday, with an early start, we ran down the bay and through Norfolk to Great Bridge. We tied up to the wall and ran to the Supermarket to top up the fridge. The bad news yesterday is that the watermaker pooped out. Apparently the silt in the Bay water made it past the filters and into the mechanism and shut it down. After consulting with the technical support crew, we decided to pickle it and have it serviced when we get home. I'm sure we are going to miss it though. Tomorrow we plan to fuel up, top off the water tanks and amble on south. I'll post this via radio since internet is spotty.
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Vessel Name: Allegria
Vessel Make/Model: Whitby 42
Hailing Port: Tampa
Crew: Dee and Molly Strickland
About:
Dee grew up in central Florida and was sailing if the wind was blowing and skiing if it was flat. During his residency for oral and maxillofacial surgery in Cleveland he met the love of his life, Molly working as a nurse in the E.R. [...]
Extra: Dee, Molly and daughter Lisa left Tampa Bay in 1994 and sailed to Trinidad and Venezuela, and then back up the US east coast. Lisa was home schooled and then we returned to Tampa Bay where she skipped 4th grade and moved to 5th. She is now studying for her PhD in Art History at SUNY at Stoney Brook.
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The Main maritime museum is in Bath Maine, at the site of the Percy & Small Shipyard
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First to the Bahamas and then up to Maine
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I love lighthouses. These are some of the lighthouses we sailed past while in Maine. How many have you seen?
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Summary of Allegria repairs and upgrades
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