Monthly Archives: July 2013

► Full Body Cast: July 30, 2013

Tuesday 30 July 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Cuckold Creek – Patuxent River – Triple L Estate Engine Hrs: 490.0 – 492.6 Time: 11:15 am – 2:00 pm Conditions: somewhat cool, sunny Vessel: Chaparral 260 SSi Bowrider We went out again for a day of skiing. Chloe and Terry both tried the HO. Both […]

► Historical Perspective: July 29, 2013

Monday 29 July 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons – Triple L Estate Engine Hrs: 489.0 – 490.0 Time: 3:10 pm – 6:00 pm Conditions: hot and sunny Vessel: Chaparral 260 SSi Bowrider This morning, at about 7:45 am, Terry and I took the jet skis out to jump the wake […]

► Redneck Skiing: July 27,2013

Saturday 27 July 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Cuckold Creek – Triple L Estate   We started the day of boating without Chloe. No surprise – she was not feeling well this morning. Being the ever so understanding people that we are, we continued to remind her that we tried to make her stop […]

► Don’t Judge my Dinghy: July 26, 2013

Friday 26 July 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Yachting Center – Washburn Marina, Solomons – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Engine Hrs: 485.0- – 486.4     Time: 10:15 am – 1:22 pm Conditions: slight rough, pleasant weather, low humidity Vessel: Chaparral 260 SSi Bowrider Lori, Terry, Thelma, Chloe and me The British […]

► Hello Officer: July 24, 2013

Wednesday 24 July 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate We took the fishing boat up to Broomes Island for our weekly Cornhole Tournament games. Upon arrival I noticed a nice police boat docked along the wall, which ended up belonging to Calvert County Sheriff’s Office. I admired the […]

► Captain Jordan: July 23, 2013

Tuesday 23 July 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons area – Triple L Estate I wanted to go out for a boat ride on the African Kween, mostly to see if it still ran as beautifully as last Wednesday. Lori had finished an afternoon of successful fishing on the pier and agreed to go. […]

► We’re Not Like Most People: July 21, 2013

Sunday 21 July 2013 We FINALLY launched the little sea skiff today. Prior to launching we added 5 gallons of gas (with mixture of 100:1 oil) to the existing ¼ tank of fuel. Jordan and I left Forest Landing and planned on going out riding to burn up some of the old gas. As we […]

► Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing: July 20, 2013

Saturday 20 July 2013 Journey: Kent Island Yacht Club Conditions: fairly rough, at least that’s how it felt due to the size of the vessel; a bit breezy Vessel: 8’ Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Lori, Jordan, Bill, Connie and I drove to Kent Island to watch the Cocktail Class Wood Boat races. Bill wants to […]

► Boat Runs Better WITH Gas: July 17, 2013

Wednesday 17 July 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Len’s Marina – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate We had Cornhole Tournament tonight and finally had a Wednesday without threats of storms… or having to meet Lori at Urgent Health Care for a swollen, wasp-stung, hand. We cruised along rather […]

► Bay Eagle: July 11, 2013

Thursday 11 July 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Time: 3:10 pm – 6:00 pm Conditions: cloudy Vessel: 23’ Seaway fishing boat Solo first trip to Kingfishers Eric and Kristine: first trip Kingfishers – Triple L Estate Jordan, Eric and […]

► Taking Flight: July 7, 2013

Sunday 7 July 2013 Journey I: Triple L Estate – Solomons area – Broomes area – Vera’s area – Triple L Estate Engine Hrs: 481.4 – 483.0 Time: begin 9:30 am Conditions: sunny and hot Vessel: Chaparral 260 SSi Bowrider Lori invited people she knew from work over for breakfast. After breakfast we went out […]

► Surprise Visitors: July 6, 2013

Saturday 6 July 2013 Journey : Triple L Estate – St. Mary’s County side of Solomons area – Town Creek – Triple L Estate Conditions: sunny, warm, water fairly flat Vessel: 23’ Seaway Lori and I As I went for my morning coffee, Lori asked if I’d want to have my morning coffee out on […]

► Happy Birthday America: July 4, 2013

Thursday 4 July 2013 Happy Birthday America Journey: Triple L Estate – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Solomons Yachting Center – the Beach – Triple L Estate – Tom and Julie’s – John and Judy’s – Triple L Estate – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Jordan and I first went out to fill up […]