Tag Archives: Beneteau Barracuda 9

►Beach Babe: June 8, 2018

Friday 8 June 2018   Journey: Triple L Estate – Club Billings, Hallowing Point, MD – Triple L Estate We wanted to take advantage of the nice weather and go upriver to Club Billings so Olivia could play on their beach. On our way up river O used the head. Lori didn’t take off O’s […]

► Cheers to the TaTas: April 21, 2018

Saturday 21 April 2018 Journey: Triple L Estate – Sea Breeze, Mechanicsville – Triple L Estate NOTE: Green marker ‘13’ missing signs, nothing but post in water NOTE: large barge platform anchored just slightly up river of Sea Breeze pier, not quite, but nearly, in middle of river. Arrive to Sea Breeze to see Charles […]

► 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 […]

► Heavy Clouds: January 11, 2018

Thursday 11 January 2018 We have a gifted day of sunny and warm weather. Due to the past weeks of bitter cold, the boat had not been started for a while. We took the opportunity of warm weather, tolerable to be outside for an extended period of time, to warm up the engines. Both engines […]

► Family Fun Time: September 3, 2017

Sunday 3 September 2017   Journey: Triple L Estate – Calvert Marina near to fuel dock – area of Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Hidden Harbour, Lusby – Triple L Estate   We’ve had O for a few days. S wasn’t feeling well yesterday so we got O for an extra day. BONUS. S came […]

► Parking: August 13, 2017

Sunday 13 August 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Point of View, Hollywood – Vera’s, St. Leonard’s – Triple L Estate Lori wanted to go out and learn how to dock the boat into a slip. She had called ‘Point of View’ to ask permission to use their dock for practice. Of course, they said it […]

► 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 […]

► Short Jaunt: July 4, 2017

Tuesday 4 July 2017 Journey: Triple L Estate – Blackstone Marina, Hollywood – Triple L Estate We have been experiencing problems with the head, so we went over to Blackstone Marina to pump-out our holding tank. We had hoped that a fresh pump out might solve the head issues … NOPE, no such luck. As […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► 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. […]

► 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 […]

► 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 […]

► Comes in Threes: June 29, 2016

WEDNESDAY 29 JUNE 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Received some very sad news this morning – our friend Stephen Tall Timbers passed away a few days ago. I received an email about his memorial service and I thought it must be the wrong person. I emailed back, “Stephen, […]