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Goodbye Georgia – Hello South Carolina! – April 4, 2014

Day 35 Miles Today: 43 SM; Total Miles: 620 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Today we said “goodbye” to Georgia and “hello” to South Carolina. We left the dock at Hinckleys in Savannah at 9 a.m.,almost mid-tide. First we would be crossing the Savannah River, then some skinny water called “Field’s Cut”. Before […]

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Hinckley Yachts, Savannah (Thunderbolt), Georgia – April 3, 2014

Day 34 Miles Today: 20 SM; Total Miles: 577 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Since Delegal Creek was such a lovely spot, we had planned to stay longer. Steve was looking forward to another golf cart ride through the community. But the weather forecast keeps changing so we decided that we needed to […]

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View of the marina from the Observation Tower

Delegal Creek Marina, Savannah, Georgia – April 2, 2014

Day 33 Miles Today: 17 SM; Total Miles: 557 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Today was a short travel day but we had to traverse “Hell’s Gate”, a narrow, shallow channel. So we left Kilkenny Creek Marina at 9 a.m. about 2 hours before high tide. Actually we timed it so that we […]

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Sunrise at Fridaycap Creek Anchorage (Panacea)

Kilkenny Creek Marina, Richmond Hill, Georgia – April 1, 2014

Day 32 Miles Today: 50 SM; Total Miles: 540 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 It was a nice night at anchor at Fridaycap Creek, although the stiff current and changing tides can be a little disconcerting during the night. But our trusty Bruce anchor held well and we had a comfortable night. This […]

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Entering St. Simons Sound

At Anchor – Fridaycap Creek, Georgia – March 31, 2014

Day 31 Miles Today: 23 SM; Total Miles: 490 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 The winds finally calmed and we left Jekyll Harbor Marina about 9:30 a.m. It was hard to say “goodbye” to our friends, Dave and Honey. They were wonderful hosts (and social directors), taking us sightseeing every day, shopping or […]

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Jekyll Harbor Marina, Jekyll Island, Georgia – March 30, 2014

Day 30 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 467 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Today is a “no go”. Too windy so we’ll stay here another day. Staying another day gave us the opportunity to have a nice breakfast with Dave and Honey in the Grand Ballroom of The Jekyll Island Club Hotel. […]

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Sunset on Jekyll Island

Jekyll Harbor Marina, Jekyll Island, Georgia – March 29, 2014

Day 29 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 467 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Saturday was windy and rainy in the morning. A good cleaning day. We cleaned the boat inside and out (yes, Steve was in the light rain cleaning the outside of the boat) in preparation for our planned departure tomorrow. […]

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Bike Ride on Jekyll Island, Jekyll Island, Georgia – March 28, 2014

Day 28 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 467 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Today we toured Jekyll Island by bike. The island has over 20 miles of dedicated bike trails. Honey took Pearl on her bike with her new dog carrier. We left the marina and took the bike path through the […]

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