Category: 2013 Adventures

Into Nothing

Lat 28.05N Long 92.32W More or less, when you go to sea, you lose site of land within 12-15 miles. But when you go to sea in the northern Gulf of Mexico, you’re really never alone. Oil companies have carpeted the surface of this part of the gulf with oil rigs, production platforms, and who […]

We’re Off!

No fanfare, no cheering crowds, no crying babies. We slipped the lines quietly at 11:00 AM and headed out the channel. The weather looks good for a smooth and comfortable passage to Key West via the Dry Tortugas. I hope to be able to upload daily updates and perhaps a picture or two along the […]

Making our lists, checking them twice

The To-Do lists are complete and we’re ready to go. The only thing left to do is make a liquor store run and load the groceries aboard. We’re ready to go!! Our good friend Tom McHugh is going to sail across the Gulf with us and he will arrive at the boat Sunday around noon […]

Great Use for a GoPro

I got a GoPro for Christmas and I’ve been having a lot of fun on the ski slopes with it. I got to thinking about how I could turn a toy in to a tool for the boat. Here’s what I came up with: My GoPro model has a wifi connection that allows me to […]