Wednesday, 4/3/2019 – Josh had his first knowledge review in pursuit of his divemaster certification. I spent the evening gathering supplies and prepping to head to the boat for the weekend for our first epic adventure in the boat – Deltaville, VA to Kent Island, MD – by ourselves. Friday, 4/5/2019 – Sunday, 4/7/2019 – … Continue reading Month In Review: April 2019
Four days of sunshine, sand and lots of bands in Fort Lauderdale while the still-not-entirely-spring rages on in Pennsylvania? Five of us (four of which share the same last name – HAHA!) for four days of no deadlines, no work and plenty of cocktails? YES PLEASE! After months of coordinating logistics and making reservations, we … Continue reading Tortuga 2019: Sunshine, Sand and Lots Of Bands!
Before we bought our boat, we had already decided that we wanted to keep the boat in the Kent Narrows area in Maryland. We fell in love with the area a few years ago and have taken every opportunity possible to spend time there since then. Since we would be keeping the boat at a … Continue reading Picking The “Right” Marina
After quite a wild, rollercoaster-of-emotions ride leading up to closing on our new-to-us boat, to say we were thankful to have closing done and over with would have been a severe understatement! It seemed like the 5-hour drive to Deltaville, VA took an absolute eternity on Friday, 3/29/2019 as we kept counting down the hours … Continue reading She’s All Ours!
Friday, 3/1/2019 – Sunday, 3/3/2019 – First things first…March 1st marks the beginning of my birth month celebration! To celebrate, we left Central PA at 5am with nearly four inches of snow on the ground to head to a bit south for our first boat shopping trip! Snow in Central PA = Time to head … Continue reading Month In Review: March 2019
We found the boat. We love the boat. We have the boat under contract. The next step was to get the boat surveyed (or inspected) and take her out on the water to see how she sails. At the recommendation of our broker, we contacted Alan Gaidelis with Bayside Marine Surveying, Inc. to schedule a … Continue reading Survey and Sea Trial: The Final Decision Maker