Category Solomons Island

► No Mariners at Marine Museum: May 5, 2018

Saturday 5 May 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Garden Point community pier, Hollywood – Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons – Lighthouse Restaurant, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate The Admiral had already started the engines prior to my boarding the vessel, so I’m unsure of the exact start hours. In the early afternoon Pey and […]

► SPRINKLES!: April 26, 2018

Thursday 26 April 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – lot between Kingfishers and the Oyster Museum – Triple L Estate We had a lovely sunny day and I wanted to go out on the boat. Not only to be out on the boat, but to also get O again accustom […]

► Bay’s Horizon: March 18, 2018

Sunday 18 March 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate It’s been a while since going out on the boat – partly because of my travel and partly because of nasty weather. We had a fairly decent day today so we invited M to join us for lunch […]

► A Boater’s Life for Me: January 21, 2018

Sunday 21 January 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Calvert Marina, Solomons – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate, Hollywood I woke this morning to a light, slushy, ice glaze over the water. By noon o’clock, clouds began rolling in from the west. Early in the morning fox walked through the yard and […]

► Getting Their Wind On: September 4, 2017

Monday 4 September 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina fueling docks – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island– Triple L Estate We have a ‘family free’ day today. As a result, we wanted to rest, have a low-key day, and ensure we fueled up the boat. We haven’t wanted to go to the fueling dock […]

► Boyz Dayz: August 27, 2017

Sunday 27 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Dry Dock at Zahniser’s Yachting Center, Solomons – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate The boyz had invited us for brunch. They had made reservations at Zahniser’s Dry Dock Restaurant at 1:00 pm, and they wanted to take our boat. I captained from […]

► Now that is Relaxed: August 24, 2017

Thursday 24 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Hidden Harbour, Solomons – Solomons Island playground – Triple L Estate Once underway, with the wind, we felt comfortably cool. As we rode along, O and L sat in the bow area. O started being a bit of a daredevil – standing up all by herself […]

► Adventurous: August 14, 2017

Monday 14 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Hidden Harbour, Solomons – Triple L Estate Although we have a chance of storms, Lori wanted to go out for dinner, specifically to Hidden Harbour for their Meatloaf special on Monday. Looking at radar chances of storms we expected that the storms would miss us. […]

► 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 […]

► Like Me: July 23, 2017

Sunday 23 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate, Hollywood – Calvert Marina, Solomons – Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Db had wanted to come down for the afternoon in order to visit with September Song. We warned her in advance that because of the threat of afternoon storms we may not go out on […]

► Mid-Day Nap: July 14, 2017

Friday 14 July 2017 Journey: Washburn Marina, Solomons – Triple L Estate After a morning of swimming in the pool, K came over to sit as O took her mid-day nap. L then drove me over to Washburn Marina to pick up our boat.       Once at the boat, we first checked the […]

► Do you feel like … : June 29, 2017

Thursday 29 June 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marine Museum cove, Solomons, MD – Triple L Estate   We went over to that Calvert Marina Museum cove area and dropped anchor for the Peter Frampton – Steve Miller Band concert. I had one to hear the Steve Miller Band while L wanted to […]

► Strut Your Stuff: March 9, 2017

Thursday 9 March 2017 Journey: LLL – Calvert Marina, Solomons – Island HideAway, Solomons Island – LLL On our way to Solomons Island we encountered much windier and choppier water than we expected. As we cruised along I noticed the motor trim gauges not syncing properly. After testing the motors, we confirmed that the engines […]

► Freed From Snow: January 11, 2017

Wednesday 11 January 2017 Journey: LLL – Kingfishers, Solomons – LLL Conditions: Sunny and warm Vessel: ‘Gurlz Gotta Eat’ Passengers: Capt. KandL After having been dumped on with 6+ inches of snow on Saturday, and bitter cold Sunday and Monday, we enjoyed finally having a sunny, warm day. We had a light rain this morning […]

► 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 […]

► Birth of the Sun: December 21, 2016

WEDNESDAY 21 DECEMBER 2016 – Winter Solstice Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina fuel docks, Solomons – Island HideAway – Triple L Estate Just an afternoon out to enjoy the day. The only boats out on the water were work boats. We first took the opportunity to top up on fuel. We hailed Calvert […]

► 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 […]

► Our Finest: October 7, 2016

FRIDAY 7 OCTOBER 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – out towards the base – Kingfishers, Solomons Island – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Greg and Dee’s – Triple L Estate We headed towards Solomons Island for a late lunch. Because we have gift certificates for Kingfishers, that’s where we decided to eat. On our way, […]

► 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 […]

► Chasing the Sunset: August 24, 2016

WEDNESDAY 24 AUGUST 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate We arranged to meet Bob and Stephanie at Striped Rock to hang out with them, and with Matt who worked the back bar.               While sitting at the back bar we saw […]