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  • Our old 2,500 nautical mile pennant has served her time…..took us a little while to get the next 2,500 nm’s done!  ...

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  • Ophelia came equipped to me with an AquaMatic 900 GPD Watermaker.  I made a goal for this summer to learn how to run and troubleshoot the system.  It is a somewhat complex system (at least to me), wit...

  • We had a great short run from Baltimore into Swan Creek, on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.  We tied up at the docks of our favorite marina, Haven Harbour, in Rock Hall.   It was cold and the foll...

  • While its still cold on the Chesapeake, it is great to be back out on the water, after 5-months in storage. We spent 4 days biking the B & A trail, while working to get the boat dialed-in, on a mo...

  • APRIL 8th is a Big day!  Ophelia is finally getting put back in the water, after a long 5-months of being in winter storage.  She is dirty, and much improved!  Lots of great projects happened and a fe...

  • My ABT Bow Thruster (Model 10-Trac, 24VDc, 10-HP) is an important piece of gear for helping me safely dock & undock Ophelia during high wind or situations with cross-current.  Ophelia has both an ...

  • We had a great season on the boat & it was a great tool for family time, exploring and having fun, during Covid;  Unfortunately, the season has begun winding down for me and it is now time to get ...

  • We took a Friday to Monday run over to Wye Island on the Eastern Shore of Maryland for Memorial Day. Wye Island is a gorgeous  2,450-acre state park with wildlife viewing, trails, camping & boatin...