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A beautiful morning on the Waccamaw River

On the water again! Heading to North Carolina – April 24, 2014

Day 55 Miles Today: 65 SM; Total Miles: 862 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Today would be a long day so we were up at 5:45 a.m. and left the dock at 6:30 a.m. We had to request an opening for the Socastee Swing Bridge in a few miles. We had read that […]

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Still at Osprey Marina, Myrtle Beach, S.C.- April 22-23, 2014

Day 53 and 54 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 797 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Yesterday morning (Tuesday 4/22) Cummins delivered the belt tensioner part for the Port engine. Only one problem….Cummins had re-engineered the part so when Steve tried to install it on the original bracket, the bolt was 1/2 inch […]

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The beautiful Waccamaw River

Unplanned Stop at Osprey Marina, Myrtle Beach, S.C.- April 21, 2014

Day 52 Miles Today: 33 SM; Total Miles: 797 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 We made an unplanned stop at Osprey Marina, just 30 miles from Georgetown, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. We left the marina this morning at 7 a.m. A few miles from the marina, we noticed a loud “squealing” sound from […]

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Georgetown, S.C.- April 20, 2014

Day 51 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 764 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 It was a windy, cool, damp, and sometimes wet Easter Sunday in Georgetown, S.C. We’re staying at the Harborwalk Marina, a small marina that fills up every night. The weather has played havoc with travel schedules and several of […]

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Georgetown, S.C. – April 19, 2014

Day 50 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 764 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Today we explored Georgetown. Georgetown is a charming Southern city of 9,000 located on the Winyah Bay at the confluence of the Great Pee Dee, Waccamaw and Sampit Rivers. The Harborwalk Marina is located in the historic downtown. The […]

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The Nina and Pimta at the Harborwalk Marina

Charleston to Georgetown, S.C.- April 18, 2014

Day 49 Miles Today: 64 SM; Total Miles: 764 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 We love Charleston! But it was time to leave. More rain and wind was forecasted for the weekend so we decided we didn’t want to get stuck in Charleston. The location of our marina, the Charleston Maritime Marina, was […]

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USS Yorktown

Charleston, S.C.- April 16-17, 2014

Day 47 and 48 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 700 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Wednesday, April 16, 2014 We’re still in Charleston, S.c. and really enjoying a great city. Wednesday was a catch-up day on the boat. We still wanted to visit Patriots Point but it was too windy and cold. […]

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Rainy Day in Charleston – April 15, 2014

Day 46 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 700 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Rainy, windy day in Charleston. A good day to catch on boat chores. Steve spent the morning day in the engine room and I did laundry (it’s FREE here – what a deal). It’s tough being on a face […]

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