Life Afloat on SV Light Reach Two Sailors and a Sea Dog

05 November 2021 | Enroute to Stuart
04 November 2021
03 November 2021 | Indiantown
24 October 2021 | Indiantown
09 September 2021 | Treasure Coast Florida
07 August 2021 | Finger Lakes region NYS
28 July 2021 | South Jersey Shore
14 May 2021 | St Lucie River
09 May 2021 | Stuart Fl
05 April 2021 | Stuart Florida
02 March 2021 | Stuart Fl
01 February 2021 | Stuart
30 January 2021 | Boca Raton
29 January 2021 | Stuart Fl
21 January 2021 | Boynton
19 January 2021 | Stuart
29 December 2020 | Stuart F:
25 December 2020 | Sampe as we have been Ho Ho Ho
17 December 2020 | Stuart
16 December 2020 | Sunset Bay Stuart

The year is winding down

29 December 2020 | Stuart F:
I think everyone is anxious to put 2020 in the rear view mirror. I’m afraid things won’t change much in the near future. It will be a while before the vaccine is available to us and until then we’ll continue to stick pretty much to ourselves. We seem to find ways to keep occupied and there are always boat chores. We make our morning shore runs early and scamper back out to the boat for the day. Today we brought out water and I put a coat of varnish on the starboard toe rail. Tuesday is also pump out day. Wow the things we look forward to LOL!

The marina has been relatively quiet. The pump out guy confirmed our suspicions that only a few people are on the boats in the mooring field. He told Scott that a lot of the boats on the moorings are local people who are occasionally day sailing them. Normally these folks would take them to the Bahamas or keys or to the west coast for the winter but with Covid limiting the options of places to go they are staying local. And while the marina has been quiet Sailors Return ( the restarant) and Gilberts (coffee bar) have been hopping. The restaurant has been having live entertainment nearly every night. We stay far far away but we can easily hear the bands out on the mooring. I’m not sure who books the entertainment but not all of it, heck most of it is to be nice a little lacking in talent. Still they are packing them in and social distancing and masks don’t seem to come into play.

The weather has assumed its winter pattern of cold fronts passing through every few days. The temperatures have gotten down into the 40’s and 50’s at night. We certainly don’t have our “northern” blood anymore and have gotten out the long pants and had the heater going at times. And we’ve had quite a few days with winds better than 15 knots which makes us bounce around on the ball. We can’t or shouldn’t complain we don’t have to shovel or worry about black ice.

The picture is of Penny the grand dog in the Christmas sweater we sent her. She is just as silly as it is.
Vessel Name: Light Reach
Vessel Make/Model: Pacific Seacraft 37
Hailing Port: Annapolis Md
Crew: Scott and Sally and missing our CSO India the wonder Schnauzer she sails on in our hearts
Scott and Sally met in college, married and lived the average dirt dweller life for years always somewhere near the water. We fell in love with sailing in the early 90's. Summer of 2014 we both retired and became full time cruisers. [...]
Extra: "I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by." John Masefield
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