Sailing with Allegria

10 October 2018 | Pungo River, NC
13 September 2018 | Galesville, MD
30 August 2018 | Shelburn, NS
23 August 2018 | Louse Harbor, Nova Scotia
13 August 2018 | North Bay Newfoundland
02 August 2018 | Shelburn, NS
21 July 2018 | Seal Bay, Vinalhaven, Maine
08 July 2018 | Gloucester, Mass
25 June 2018 | Cape May, NJ
30 May 2018 | Anna Maria
07 April 2018 | Palm Beach
02 April 2018 | Palm Beach
19 March 2018 | Florida Straits
15 March 2018 | Grand Cayman
04 March 2018 | Georgetown, Grand Cayman
28 February 2018 | Caribbean Sea
25 February 2018 | Linton Bay
01 February 2018 | San Blas, Panama
15 January 2018 | Yansalidup, San Blas, Kuna Yala, Panama
24 December 2017 | Cartagena, Columbia

Arrival Georgetown, Grand Cayman

04 March 2018 | Georgetown, Grand Cayman
Dee
We made landfall at GC at around 6 PM on Thursday, just in time to get on a mooring before dark. We called port security as directed and they took pour particulars and then as we approached we were met by the harbor patrol who then directed us to a free mooring. After a good night's sleep, they then came by and directed us to the customs dock, where we cleared in at no charge. We had to check our pole spears and pepper spray, and will get them back when we check out. Then the harbor patrol directed us back to another free mooring which we can use for as long as we like. This is such a departure from some of the other places we've been. The Islanders have a reputation for friendliness, but these guys are the best. We have been ashore to scan the town, and have lots to investigate. We got in the water once also and the clarity is incredible. We plan to stay here on the mooring for a couple of days and then move around to the North Sound and a more protected anchorage. This one is an open roadstead and there is a lot of rocking and rolling. I'll post a more complete post with pictures when we get better internet.
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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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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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