We continue cruising Southbound along the Atlantic ICW as we leave Eau Gallie Yacht Basin, stop at Pine Island, then Fort Pierce, and finally arrive at a really cool anchorage called Peck Lake.read more
We dock the boat at the Eau Gallie Yacht Basin Marina and spend a couple days at my Aunts house in Melbourne, Florida. We had a great time visiting with family!read more
Titusville, FL is where we find ourselves. Time for showers, a bit of provisioning, and to refuel the boat so that we can continue making miles SOUTH.read more
There’s something very exciting about the moment an old sailboat leaves the dock and sets out for new adventures over the horizon.
An organic chemical cocktail of uncertainty, anxiety, excitement, happiness, and even a little fear is produced by such salty stimulus. It’s a potent mix of emotions, and a mix that would rival that of any type of drug or adrenaline rush.
Sandflea has LEFT THE DOCK!read more
It’s finally time to move back aboard the good ship Sandflea! We have a lot of work to do to get her ship shape. We explode the foot pump, we install an auto pilot, and we get ready to head out on the next adventure!read more
FINALLY, after over a year of waiting and working, it’s time to splash the boat. The travel-lift raises Sandflea from her stands and slowly rolls her over to the water.read more