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What Goes On After Dark on Golden Glow?

December 20, 2014 // 4 Comments

after 1200 miles, it was time to refill our two diesel tanks from our backup jericans An imperfectly attached outside shower hose leaked and payback was late-night bailing – lessons learned! Ellen cleans the locker where we keep our extra diesel yamaha outboard fuse change by headlamp on the [read more]

Charleston to Turks & Caicos

December 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

We left chilly Charleston, South Carolina last Wednesday morning at slack tide (about 3AM) to sail for the Caribbean. The plan was to sail about 900 miles to Turks & Caicos where I could be connected to Internet by Monday morning to do a day or two of work and where there’s supposed to be [read more]

Rob & Rand Stay Cool

November 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

We were sailing 30 miles off the coast of New Jersey, heading north from Norfolk, Virginia to New York City. It was August, temperatures were soaring, so we stopped the boat and took turns diving and flipping off of Golden Glow into the cleanest water in New [read more]

Our Detour on the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW)

October 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s well known among cruisers that the greatest risk to sailors is a schedule. However, we found ourselves up against the dreaded calendar when it came time to depart Annapolis and bring the boat to Charleston where we would be leaving it for a month while we took care of various matters on [read more]

Bound for Boat Show

October 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Bound for the SailBoat Show in Annapolis, MD, we left New England and sailed south from NY along the Atlantic Coast. We stopped for one night in historic Cape May, NJ where we filled up on Lobster Rolls, local fudge and local beer as well as an eyeful of Victorian architecture. After a night in [read more]

Time to Head South for the WInter

October 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

before we can push off, there are a lot of boxes to unpack of items we needed for provisioning and upgrading the boat It’s dawn in New York. Time to get under way again. It’s time to sail south for the winter. The weather has changed in New York. Nights are getting chilly, and [read more]

Good Night, New York

September 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

We finished several weeks of hard work on the boat and regular work from the boat, and got to enjoy a last beautiful sunset overlooking New York City on our friend Dan’s tender out in Long Island Sound. and now it’s “Good Night, New York”… (Enjoy this beautiful song by [read more]

Running Plum Gut Wing-on-Wing

September 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Running Plum Gut Wing-on-Wing from sv Golden Glow on Vimeo. We sailed through the turbulent waters of Plum Gut (between Long Island [read more]
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