Category Beneteau Barracuda 9

► Funky Vessels: July 30, 2017

Sunday 30 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – September Song, Calvert Marina – Triple L Estate Prior to departure Lori checked the oil for each of the engines. It’s a good thing she did. She happened to notice some sort of connector dangling. She determined where it needed to connect and attached it. Hum. […]

► A Boater in the Making: July 28, 2017

Friday 28 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Island, turn around at Zanhizers (sp?) – Triple L Estate I thought we would have nasty storms all day — typical since we have O. It seems like we have gorgeous weather from Sunday through Thursday afternoon. We then pick up O and the weather […]

► Uncle Sam’s Paycheck: February 24, 2017

Friday 24 February 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Judy Taxes, Broomes Island (hrs = 251.8/250.8) – Sea Breeze, Mechanicsville – Triple L Estate Today we had an appointment to have our taxes prepared. We had such a beautiful day, and with our accountant living on the water, we decided to take the boat to […]

► Nice Start: January 1, 2017

Sunday 1 January 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate We had invited the Boyz over to our house to join us for a ride over to the island for lunch. Although they had previously indicated they would accept the offer, they called to […]

► Freshies: November 18, 2016

Friday 18 November 2016 – Fall Ride Journey: Triple L Estate – Freshies of Hollywood – Triple L Estate Lori is just days out from having had a total knee replacement on her right knee. As a result, she has not yet recovered well enough to be on the boat. She has, however, recovered well enough […]

► Checking out the Hood: October 12, 2016

WEDNESDAY 12 OCTOBER 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Mill Creek cove area – Sea Breeze – Island Creek – Solomons area – Triple L Estate We had too nice of a day to stay home and decided to ride up-river for dinner. On our way towards the Patuxent we did a quick cruise around […]

► Willing to Take Orders: September 23, 2016

FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Sea Breeze – Broomes Island – Triple L Estate As we cruised down Cuckold Creek, I noticed an osprey flying around. I thought all the ospreys had migrated south for the season. (*note: Lori later learned that the late season Ospreys we see are the young […]

► Karma Return Quickly: August 27, 2016

SATURDAY 27 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina, Solomons – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate – Black Stone Marina – Triple L Estate We decided to cruise over to Solomons Island in the morning to check out the Dragon Boat Festival. Since we had such a nice day we […]

► Nothing to Hide: August 23, 2016

TUESDAY 23 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Sea Breeze – Triple L Estate Lori, Matt and I headed up to Sea Breeze for dinner. As we headed up river we saw DNR so I, of course, waved. Lori said I’m the only person she knows who waves at DNR. Most people try to […]

► Ferried: August 20, 2016

SATURDAY 20 AUGUST 2016 Journey 1: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina fuel dock, Solomons – Triple L Estate Time: start 11:30 am Passengers: Capt. KandL Lori and I went over to Solomons in order to fill up on fuel. There were actually quite a few vessels fueling at the marina. On our way home […]

► Mucking About: August 10, 2016

Wednesday 10 August 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Had a rather fun cornhole evening. Jeannie was preparing the area for the Hospice Luau Fundraiser scheduled for tomorrow night. A part of the preparation meant cleaning up the mucky water feature. In order to clean it, Jeannie got […]

► Party in the Cove: August 6, 2016

SATURDAY 6 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Emerald Cove, Battle Creek – Triple L Estate M and D hosted a party at their house. Although they don’t live on the water, they are members of the Emerald Cove community which has a community pier. I have, in the past, used the pier. However, […]

► Neighbors: August 5, 2016

FRIDAY 5 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Hide Away, Solomons Island – Calvert Marina fuel docks, Solomons – Tiki Bar, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate Lori, Matt and I went for a late lunch at Island Hide Away. While there, Shaun happen to call Matt to see what he was doing. […]

► Jovial Evening: August 3, 2016

WEDNESDAY 3 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate   Tonight was again Corn Hole night. On our way out of Clarkes Landing we noticed the knucklehead trawler still anchored at marker ‘11’. Although, technically, outside of the main channel, we still think it’s a HORRIBLE place to […]

► Propositions: July 27, 2016

WEDNESDAY 27 JULY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Tonight is cornhole night – and our first journey with the temporary door fix. Although the door seems to work fine we are still THAT boat with duct tape. Yep, white trash, red neck, riff raff. Yowza, karma is […]

► Goldilocks: July 6, 2016

WEDNESDAY 6 JULY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate We had a hot, muggy day of sunshine The heat of summer has finally started to descend upon us. I had contacted BA earlier this week to have her come visit during cornhole – and officially announce her pregnancy […]

► Not the Sunshine State: July 3, 2016

SUNDAY 3 JULY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Shamrock Cove, Battle Creek (Tony and Suzanne’s) – John and Judy’s , only lingered, did not tie up – Broomes Island – Triple L Estate A few days ago someone told us Tony and Suzanne planned on having a party today. Even though we weren’t invited […]

► A Pirate’s Life: July 2, 2016

SATURDAY 2 JULY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina, to look for September Song – Spring Cove Marina to check out fuel prices – Calvert Marina fuel dock – Vera’s White Sands Beach Resort – Triple L Estate Many bozos on the water. Let me first say, most likely, none of the boats […]

► Hidden Escapes: June 10, 2016

FRIDAY 10 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Hidden Harbour, Calvert Marina, Solomons – Bluefish Pub, Solomons – Triple L Estate The day was too nice not to go out. We called to see if Sam and Kathy would like to join us for the evening. Sam had gone to Virginia to look at […]

► And so it begins: June 1, 2016

WEDNESDAY 1 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Tonight is the first night of summer cornhole league. As we approached Clarkes Landing and the channel leading to the Patuxent, I saw DNR in their new black boat come towards us from Mill Creek. They took a good […]