Monthly Archives: September 2013

► See You Next Week – Not: September 26, 2103

Thursday 26 September 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Engine Hrs: 73.0 – 73.8 Time: 4:45 pm – 8:50 pm Conditions: waves 1+ ft. going up river, going home down river FLAT; not cold at all – actually rather pleasant; gorgeous blue sky yet filled with a variety […]

► One Boat Down: September 24, 2013

Tuesday 24 September 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Forest Landing – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Mill Creek, Calvert County – up Patuxent River to green marker 13 – Blackstone Marina – Forest Landing Engine Hrs: 507.8 – 509.4 Time: 2:10 pm – 5:00 pm Vessel: Chaparral 260 SSi Bowrider Lori and me Lori wanted […]

► Solomons Docking Contest: September 22, 2013

Sunday 22 September 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Waterman’s Wharf, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Engine Hrs: 72.0 – 72.9 Time: 11:15 am – 4:35 pm Conditions: beautiful sunny day Vessel: 26’ Seaway fishing boat We had arranged to raft up with Double D to watch the Docking Contest. When we arrived, we […]

► No Dawdling: September 21, 2013

Saturday 21 September 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate –Len’s Marina – Julie and Tommy’s – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Engine Hrs: 71.0 – 72.0 Time: 10:45 am – 12:30 pm Conditions: windy and rough, with wind picking up as the day went on Vessel: 23’ Seaway fishing boat Lori, Sophie and Me […]

► Harvest Moon: September 19, 2013

Thursday 19 September 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Engine Hrs: 506.8 – 507.7 Time: 5 pm – 8:50 pm Conditions: second night of two full moon nights, Harvest Moon; going up river: choppy, waves 1+ ft., wind at our backs; going down river: FLAT Vessel: Chaparral 260 […]

► Solomons Grand Prix Races: September 15, 2013

Sunday 15 September 2013 Solomons Offshore Grand Prix Journey: Triple L Estate – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Today was Solomons Offshore Grand Prix boat races. We left home rather early in order to avoid race traffic. As I approached the bridge I saw Coast Guard patrolling the area closer to Calvert County […]

► Boat Parade: September 14, 2013

Saturday 14 September 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Lens Marina – SeaBreeze – the Beach – Triple L Estate – Solomons Island – Holiday Inn, Solomons – Kingfishers, Solomons Island I wanted to go out and watch the practice races for tomorrows Offshore Grand Prix, and also fill the African Kween with fuel to […]

► A Day to Remember: September 11, 2013

Wednesday 11 September 2013 Throughout the summer I haven’t been able to go watch the regatta as Cornhole at Broomes Island met Wednesday nights. Fall league Cornhole is now Thursday night so this is the first regatta I’ve seen in a LOOOONNNNGGG time. According to the online schedule, tonight is their last Wednesday night regatta […]

► It’s Been Too Long: September 9, 2013

Monday 9 September 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate We went to Kingfishers to visit with Eric. It’s been too long since we’ve seen him. En route we noticed an unusual dinghy holder. I wondered how it attached to the transom. It seemed quite clever. I’m always amazed […]

► Five Hours Later: September 8, 2013

Sunday 8 September 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate One of the only reasons we went up to Broomes Island was to spend some time with Eric. As we arrived we noticed two older fellows on stand-up jet skis. We were pretty sure they were the same two […]

► Pier Stalking: September 7, 2013

Saturday 7 September 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Judy’s house – Len’s Marina – Triple L Estate Since it was such a gorgeous day, we wanted to be outside. I recommended taking the African Kween for a ride up to Len’s in order to fill up the gas tank. I don’t think we’ve ever […]

► We’re #1: September 5, 2013

Thursday 5 September 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Tonight was the first night of fall league Cornhole. We left the house rather early in order to allow ourselves time to eat dinner – even though earlier in the day Lori promised to have dinner ready when I […]

► Most People’s Last Whooo-raaahhh: September 1, 2013

Sunday 1 September 2013 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – up river from marker ‘16’ – Stoney’s Broomes Island – Triple L Estate We went up to Stoney’s for a Sunday afternoon. Prior to leaving the house I told Lori there is no way I’m going down to the band area if […]