Monthly Archives: June 2012

► Oh the vessels you will see: June 29, 2012

29 June 2012 Journey: Triple L Estate – Sea Breeze – Triple L Estate Engine Hrs.: 417.5 – 418.5                                  Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Vessel: Chaparral 260 SSi Bowrider Conditions: HOT! Head Advisory for nearly the entire week; water – flat We’ve had the boys for most of the week. Thank goodness for neighbors […]

► Docking Contest, Broomes Island: June 24, 2012

Sunday 24 June 2012 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – the Boys’ house – Stoney’s Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Vessel: 18’ Simmons Sea Skiff replica Conditions: Sunny and hot; water fairly flat going up river at 11:00, quite rough returning down river at 5:00 […]

► Kalmer Nyckel: June 23, 2012

Saturday 23 June 2012 Journey: Triple L Estate – Waterman’s Wharf, Solomons Island – Patuxent River – Triple L Estate –   Patuxent River – Triple L Estate – Jefferson Patterson Park Beach, St. Leonard’s Creek – Triple L Estate Time: 9:45 am – 11:30 am, 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm – 5:00 […]

► Beer Tasting, It’s what’s for dinner: June 21, 2012

21 June 2012 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Kingfisher, Solomons Islands – Triple L Estate, Hollywood Our friends, Lester and Marcia, came to our house in the afternoon and we (Lester, Marcia, my wife – Lori, and I) left the house at around 5:30 pm. We headed over to Kingfishers on Solomons Island for […]

► This is when sailing really sucks!: June 20, 2012

Wednesday 20 June 2012 Journey: Triple L Estate – Waterman’s Wharf, Solomons Island – regatta, Patuxent River – Triple L Estate I originally intended to go out and watch the regatta. To my surprise I noticed the Kalmer Nyckel docked at Waterman’s Wharf in Solomons Island. I didn’t expect their arrival until Friday. I, of […]

► Spontaneity: June 16 & 17, 2012

It seems that when we have nothing planned for the weekend we end up having the most fun. Saturday 16 June 2012 Journey: Triple L Estate – St. Leonard’s Creek – Vera’s White Sands Beach Club – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Vessel: Chaparral 260 SSi Bowrider Saturday afternoon we met up with […]

Captain’s Overview

I grew up playing on the Mississippi River and various lakes throughout the Midwest. My grandparents owned a boat house along the shores of the Mississippi River in the area of Brownsville, Minnesota which provided a garage on the water for my grandfather’s powerboat. I have fond childhood memories of sitting on my grandfather’s lap […]