Celebrating the holiday of Freedom— Passover

A very comfortable anchorage—perfect for celebrating Passover— very unusual. During the Seder as part of the ritual we ask: how’s this night different from all other nights? Well, almost everything was different. Only the two of us instead of the whole family with minimal traditional foods, yet we had all the basics: red wine, matzah,Continue reading “Celebrating the holiday of Freedom— Passover”

Motoring (Limping) to Refuge at Placencia

The boat was running on the starboard engine only. The port engine did not start – we discovered later that the started motor had self-destructed in a spectacular and violent and convincing way. This starter was never going to turn again. It was a hard short from battery to ground and the relay was reallyContinue reading “Motoring (Limping) to Refuge at Placencia”