Fall Trip To Maine- Crew Call

 Eric  has decided to repeat Fiona’s traditional Fall cruise to Maine.   The plan is to leave Patchogue on September 5th and return the first week of October. We will overnight to Block Island, sail through the Cape Cod Canal and overnight from Provincetown to...

’23 Cruising Season Updated

 Maintenance is proceeding to get Fiona ready for the ’23 cruising season.   The Vetus windlass has been rebuilt – new bearings and seals and some corroded parts replaced. It spent forty years on the foredeck on all the seven seas. The radar chart plotter...

Hauled Out

Fiona was hauled out Friday and is now resting in her usual spot at the west of Weeks yard. I removed the anchor windlass, it had suffered on the foredeck for nearly 40 years.  Replacing bearings, and seals and painting it will be a good winter job in the...

Stuck in Nantucket

We are still stuck in Nantucket, but it looks like a window will open Thursday for the leg to Long  Island. Walter had to fly out yesterday due to the pressure of work however, he got a chance to tour the wonderful whaling museum before he left.   Fair winds, Eric  ...