Nephew Kyle, jumping off stern with Nephew Elijah.
Nephew Kyle jumping off bow of s/v Oceans in the Atlantic Ocean, just outside of Banks Channel Inlet.
The 1st fish caught, shark by Brother Brian.
Nephew Elijah jumping of the stern of s/v Oceans in Banks Channel.
Carolina Beach to Cape Lookout, approx. 160NM, round trip.
Elijah was on board with us.
Carolina Beach to Banks Channel, Wrightsville Beach, NC
Brian, Debbie, Kyle & Elijah on board with us.
Fort Pierce to St.Augustine to Carolina Beach, NC.
Crew with us: Kim-Marie & Brandon Winchip, Mike Bartz.
St. Augustine: thru-hull valve work, took several weeks, Mike had to return home to go to work.
July 23, 2016 at 3:21pm
Departure St. Augustine Marine Center 1:00pm
bearing from sea buoy: 048
Rick/Kim : 3-8pm off
Teri/Brandon: 3-8pm on
5 hr watches during daylight, 4 hr watches night
Motor (port) sail to keep speed 6+ kts
Calm seas, AWS 8.+kts
July 24, 2016 at 12:27am Brandon & I (Teri) on watch 12-4am. Beautiful night! Mars visible off stern, as well as Saturn, lots of starts, clear night. Container ship on our port side, just passed lighted beacon on our starboard. Thank You, Jesus
Lau Group Islands, Fiji
We were here to learn about, Sea Mercy, and the work we would be doing as long term volunteers, someday, when we got our boat.
Thank You, God for My Husband’s knowledge of sailing and the gifts and talent of Dental Hygiene.