Sailing South on Solitude

John, Penni & Timmy 2024

So busy!

We have been so busy, I haven’t had a chance to write. John did supervise Solitude being hauled out on Wednesday while Timmy and I spent the morning at the AirBnB. Once Solitude was safely ‘parked’, John joined us on our Netflix marathon that finished...

Moving Day

Today we will move to Reynolds Marina ready for the haul out tomorrow. We were up by 7:30 as we had arranged to give our extra gas to one of the liveaboards we met. Tim dinghies in most days from his anchored boat on the other side of the river. We chatted to...

Calm before the storm

It’s been a fun day working through our job lists at a steady pace. We got up early to make the most of the cool start to the day. I added one important item to my job list- finish listening to my audiobook. That’s the problem with thrillers by Freda Mc...

Not over yet

We left Exchange Island bright and early at 6:55. Five minutes ahead of schedule! We made the effort to start early to make the most of tide power. We had two lift bridges to negotiate, but we weren’t concerned. The first one opens on demand and the second...

Suddenly

And just like that we are leaving the vacay vibes and explorations as we head up the St John’s river to Green Cove Springs. We clung onto our boat life by sailing slowly all the way up to our anchorage at Exchange Island. Although busy near the estuary, the...

Wild Horses

I was so thrilled yesterday when we saw two wild horses on the dunes. By the end of the day today we had seen over twenty wild horses and I can honestly say I never tired of seeing them. Although they can been scary. We dinghied into shore this morning at...