Tag Archives: Beneteau Barracuda 9

► Freak Flag Fly: May 28, 2016

SATURDAY 28 MAY 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Club Billings, Hallowing Point – Triple L Estate Today begins the Memorial Day weekend. We had been invited to Club Billings for the afternoon, which we gladly accepted. We opened up the upper helm in order to captain from the fly bridge. It still amazes how […]

► Reckless Behavior: April 29, 2016

FRIDAY 29 APRIL 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate As Lori continues to recuperate, Matt and I, and his new friend Michelle (who also happens to be Josh’s girlfriend) decided to go up to Broomes Island for the evening. When we arrived, I didn’t recognize anyone at the […]

► On a Mission: April 20, 2016

Wednesday 20 April 2016 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Yachting Center, Solomons – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate On our way out of the channel into the Patuxent we saw a Navy ship anchored in the river. So cool. Didn’t get too close as we had a goal – get to […]

► Another Season Completed: October 29, 2015

THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Tonight was the last night of fall cornhole league. As we prepared to leave I noticed we had a very high tide, the water almost crested over the pier. Since it was the last night of league, all of […]

► Cheers for the MGM Team: October 25, 2015

SUNDAY 25 OCTOBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – the Boyz’ – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate It rained, or sprinkled all morning. Even with the rain I knew I would go out on the boat since I didn’t see any lightning. Forecasters also expected the rain to end […]

► Carpooling: September 20, 2015

SUNDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate- Broomes Island – Southern Acres, Island Creek – Triple L Estate – Southern Acres, Island Creek – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Lori had to work at Stoney’s Fed Ex Field for today’s game. I too her up to Stoney’s in order to meet up […]

► Running from the Rain: September 12, 2015

SATURDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – marker ‘15’, Patuxent River – Triple L Estate Today is the funeral for Chico, who had died, along with his passenger, in a horrific motorcycle accident in Lusby on September 3. The motorcycle was hit be a vehicle which sent the motorcycle, while on fire, crashing […]

► Docking Challenges: September 7, 2015

MONDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – south of bridge/ tip of Solomons Island – Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate We were finally able to arrange a day for Stephen and Martha to come visit. An added bonus to their visit – Stephen’s […]

► Active Captain: September 6, 2015

SUNDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Yachting Center, Solomons – Mill Creek, St. Mary’s County – Triple L Estate Earlier this week Landon had called to ask if they could come over to spend the day with us. Of course!! Originally we thought about going far up river, to find jellyfish […]

► First Meetings: September 5, 2015

SATURDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Chris and Lorrie’s, Hollywood – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Chris and Lorrie’s, Hollywood – Miss Summer Dee – Triple L Estate Today there was a cornhole tournament which Dori and Lori, aka The Corn Hos, had signed up for, as well as Danny and Marty and […]

► Hanging with family: September 2, 2015

WEDNESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate We finally made it to a random draw cornhole being held prior to the start of fall league. Steve came up to me and BEGGED me to please play – they needed one more person in order to have […]

► Social River Runs: August 29, 2015

SATURDAY 29 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Miss Summer Dee, Hollywood – Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Southern Acres, Island Creek, Broomes Island – Sea Breeze – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Lori went to a baby shower for Susie this afternoon. Fortunately, she […]

► Boat Stalking: August 28, 2015

FRIDAY 28 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Island – Miss Summer Dee, Hollywood – Triple L Estate – Broomes Island – Sea Breeze, Mechanicsville – Broomes Island – Triple L Estate After seeing the large trawler anchored at Solomons yesterday, I wanted to go back this morning to see if I could […]

► Finding Friends: August 27, 2015

Thursday 27 August 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Yachting Center, Solomons – Striped Rock, Solomons Island – Jeannie’s – Triple L Estate We decided to go over to Striped Rock for the open mic, outside bar, half-price appetizers, and most important – to see Katy. While captaining to Solomons Island, Lori noticed the […]

► Regatta Maryland Style: August 26, 2015

WEDNESDAY 26 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Solomons Regatta, Patuxent River – Triple L Estate We stayed home from random draw cornhole in order for Alan to come look at and fix the lift cables. Since the boat had to be taken off the lift and sat in the water, I decided to […]

► Flotilla: August 23, 2015

SUNDAY 23 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Hideaway, Solomons Island – Triple L Estate – The Beach – Triple L Estate The neighbors invited us to join them for breakfast. We accepted. The kids, G and J, asked if they could ride with us. I said yes, if it was ok with […]

► Party On: August 22, 2015

SATURDAY 22 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Sea Breeze, Mechanicsville – Club Billings, Hallowing Point – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Miss Summer Dee, Hollywood – Triple L Estate – Miss Summer Dee – Tiki Bar, Solomons Island – Miss Summer Dee – Triple L Estate It has been too long since we’ve seen […]

► Island Life: August 16, 2015

SUNDAY 16 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Island Creek, Calvert County – Blackstone Marina, Hollywood – Triple L Estate Lori has been wanting to coordinate a raft up for a long time – and today it finally happened. I had originally proposed the Battle Creek area, hoping for fewer nettles further up river. […]

► Touring: August 15, 2015

SATURDAY 15 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Hidden Harbour, Solomons – Solomons Yachting Center, Solomons – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate This morning we fixed both the port and starboard navigation lights. Lori spoke with Annapolis Yacht Sales and we now think the air-conditioning is not broken. Instead we suspect we […]

► Lights Out: August 13, 2015

THURSDAY 13 AUGUST 2015 Journey: Triple L Estate – Stoney’s, Broomes Island – Triple L Estate Tonight was the Hospice fund-raiser Luau. Based on our experience last year, we planned on spending the night at Broomes. When we tied up we also plugged in to start the air conditioning. Half way through the evening, Lori […]