|Spring 2008 - Florida to New Hampshire|
|Sno' Dog docked at Nettles Island Marina on her last day before leaving for the trip north to New Hampshire.|
|Nettles Island is a constant vacation !!!|
|05/02/08 - 10:00 AM - Depart Nettles Island, Jensen Beach, FL
12:45 PM - Inside passage through
Vero Beach Marina
4:00 PM - Arr: Eau Gallie, FL
Eau Gallie Yacht Basin (only $1.00/ft)
Today: 52.6 n mi. - Eng: 6.0 hrs.
05/03/08 - 10:45 AM - Depart Eau Gallie, FL
12:15 PM - Cocoa, FL
1:30 PM - Titusville, FL
4:00 PM - Arr: New Smyrna Beach, FL
Docked at NSB City Marina
Today: 56.7 n mi. - Eng: 5.5 hrs
05/04/08 - 10:50 AM - Depart New Smyrna Bch.
12:20 PM - Daytona Beach, FL
4:00 PM - Arr: St. Augustine, FL
Docked at Municipal Marina
Filled Fuel tanks: 111.2 gallons
Today: 54.6 n mi. - Eng: 5.6 hrs
Dinner at: Columbia Restaurant, a St. Augustine
landmark since 1905. Still good!
05/05/08 - stayed @ St. Augustine, FL
a fun place to hang out...
05/06/08 - 9:00 AM - Depart St. Augustine
9:15 AM - out Ponce de Leon Inlet
11:30 AM - enter St. John R @ Mayport
11:50 AM - re-join ICW @ Sisters Creek
2:30 PM - Arr: Fernandina Beach, FL
Docked at F. Bch. Hrbr. Marina
Today: 52.8 n mi. - Eng: 5.4 hrs
|Official Log of Sno' Dog - Jensen Beach, FL to Portsmouth, NH - Spring 2008 - Page 1|
|Nancy on the phone, Madison snuggled beside her|
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|Manatee with calf - behind pelican - in New Smyrna Bch.|
|Mosaic manatees on Daytona Beach bridge|
|At St Augustine Municipal Marina - Bridge of Lions (under construction) in background|
|Madison on the foredeck|
|05/07/08 - 10:00 AM - Depart
10:20 AM - Enter GA
1:00 PM - stopped at
Jekyll Wharf Marina,
Lunch at the "Rah" Bar
2:30 PM - Dep Jekyll Island
3:30 PM - Arr: Golden Isles
Marina, St. Simons I, GA
Today: 32.6 n mi
Eng: 4.1 hrs.
|05/08/08 - 9:15 AM - Depart Marina
9: 25 AM - Re-join ICW north - St Simons I.
12: 40 PM - St. Catherine's Sound
2: 00 PM - passing through Hell Gate!
3:45 PM - arr: Thunderbolt, GA
Docked at Bahia Bleu Marina
Today: 72.3 n mi - Eng: 6.6 hrs
Dinner at: Tubby's Tank House - excellent!
05/09/08 - 10:00 AM - Depart Thunderbolt
10:55 AM - Cross Savannah River, enter SC
heavy rain, 30-kt winds, huge ship passing!
12:45 PM - Hilton Head, SC
2:20 PM - Arr: Beaufort Downtown Marina
Beaufort, SC. Hot (90) & windy (30 kts)
Today: 37.1 n mi. - Eng: 4.7 hrs
|Nancy & Madison preparing for our arrival in Thunderbolt, GA|
|05/10/08 - 10:45 AM - Dep Beaufort, SC
(had to FAX contract to PassageMaker
for my Baltic Adventure article - which will
appear in next month's magazine. Finally!)
3:30 PM - enter Ashley River at
4:00 PM - docked at Charleston
Maritime Center - walking
distance to market & downtown
Today: 55.6 n mi. - Eng: 5.3 hrs
Another hot, breezy day. Strong winds
forecast for tomorrow - tornados possible!
Our Northbound Log continues on: Page 2
|When this good-looking PDQ passed us just south of Beaufort, we recognized her as the former Tyger who accompanied us last summer on the great Baltic Adventure. Her new name is Pay Dirt and, by VHF radio, we learned she's now owned by Alan & Judy Pepin - also aboard was boat dog Lily.|
|The house in Beaufort, SC where The Big Chill was filmed 20+ years ago!|
|Nancy & Madison walking in downtown Beaufort (pronounced Bewferd) - a very genteel southern town.|
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