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Wingin' It

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This page gives you our sailing route on Wingin' It from June, 2005 until June, 2007.  At that point we sold the boat and started traveling the globe and we cronicle our destinations.

2005
We left Charleston, SC in June, 2005
(after kissing off USAir) and went Northbound to:
Five Fathom Creek, McClellanvile, SC
Georgetown, SC
Bucksport, SC
Barefoot Landing, North Myrtle Beach, SC
Pipeline Canal, Dutchman's Creek, NC
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Sloop Point, Topsail Island, NC.  Got caught in a thunderstorm at 3AM, drug anchor and headed to:
Beach House Marina, Surf City, NC (same place we rode out Hurricane Charley in June of 2004!)
Portside Marina, Moorehead City, NC
Oriental, NC
Okracoke, NC (Outer Banks)
Hatteras, NC (Outer Banks)
Manteo, NC (Outer Banks)
Elizabeth City, NC
Visitor center, Dismal Swamp, NC
Portsmouth/Norfolk, VA
Deltaville, MD
Smith Point, MD
Solomons Island, MD
Tighlmans Island, MD
Baltimore, MD
Whorton Creek, MD
Betterton, MD
Hauve de Grace, MD
Then we turned South and went to:
Fairlee Creek, MD
Annapolis, MD
St. Michaels, MD
Wye River, MD
Hudson Creek, MD
Solomon's Island, MD
Deltaville, MD
Portsmouth, VA
Elizabeth City, NC at the city free dock
Entrance to the Alligator-Pungo Canal
Oriental, NC at Ken and Carol's dock
Morehead City, NC
Southport, NC at the Provision Co. Restaurant free dock
North Myrtle Beach at Barefoot Landing free dock
Bucksport, SC
McClelanville, SC
Beaufort, SC - went offshore at Port Royal sound and avoided the Georgia ICW
Fernandino Beach, Fl
St. Augustine, Fl
Cocoa, Fl (spent Thankgiving 2005 in Orlando with Mom)
Micco, Fl
Vero Beach, Fl
Stuart, Fl
Palm Beach, Fl
Fort Lauderdale, Fl (spent Christmas 2005 in Palm Beach with Dad)
Dinner Key - Miami, Fl
Key Biscayne National Park, Elliott Key
Key Largo, Fl
Marathon, Fl
back to Key Largo
No Name harbor, Key Biscayne, Miami
2006
Crossed the Gulf Stream in Jan 2006 and went to:
Gun Cay, Bahamas
Chub Cay, Bahamas
Nassau, Bahamas
Norman's Cay, Exumas
Staniel Cay, Exumas
Darby Island, Exumas
Georgetown, Exumas
Stella Maris, Long Island, Bahamas
Conception Island, Bahamas
Cat Island, Bahamas
Little San Salvador Island, Bahamas
Rock Sound, Eluthera
Governor's Harbor, Eluthera
Current Cut, Eluthera
Nassau
Alan's Cay, Exumas
Shroud Cay, Exumas
Cambridge Cay, Exumas
Big Majors Cay, Exumas
Warwick Well, Exumas
Ship's Channel Cay, Exumas
Nassau
Little Harbor, Berry Islands
Great Harbor, Berry Islands
Little Stirrup Cay, Berry Islands
Cherokee Settlement, Abaco
Little Harbor, Abaco
Marsh Harbor, Abaco
Hope Town, Abaco
Great Guana Cay, Abaco
Treasure Cay, Abaco
Celebrated Rhonda's birthday May 12, 2006 with Carolyn and John at:
Green Turtle Cay, Abaco Moraine Cay, Abaco
Double Breasted Cay, Abaco
Crossed the Gulf Stream in May 2006 and got caught in a terrible storm!
Cape Canaveral, Fla
Cocoa, Fla
Titusville, Fla
Daytona Beach, Fla
St. Augustine, Fla
Fernandino Beach, Fla
Savannah, Ga
Beaufort, SC
Charleston, SC
Georgetown, SC
Myrtle Beach, SC arriving in June, 2006.
We got off the boat for the summer and in flew to Barcelona, Spain where we boarded the Norwegian Jewel and sailed to:
Nice, France
Tuscany area of Italy
Rome, Italy
Corsica
Majorca
Gibraltar
Madeira
and lastly Miami, Fl.
In November, 2006 we got back on Wingin' It and left Myrtle Beach heading southbound for:
Beaufort, SC
St. Augustine, Fl
Titusville, Fl
Melbourne, Fl
Vero Beach, Fl
Stuart, Fl
La Belle, Fl
Fort Myers, Fl
Boca Grande, Fl
Fort Myers Beach, Fl
Bahia Honda, Fl
2007
Key West, Fl - We liked Key West so much we stayed there from January till May, 2007.
After a couple of trips to the Marquesas and Boca Grande (keys west of Key West) we left Oceanside Marina in May, 2007 and then headed North to:
Card Sound Bridge, Homestead, Fl
Boca Raton, Fl
Delray Beach, Fl
Cocoa, Fl
Palm Coast, Fl
Fernandina Beach, Fl
Savannah, Ga.
Myrtle Beach, SC arriving June, 2007
 
August, 2007 flew to Frankfort Germany and took a bus to Metz, France where we got on the canal boat Charlemagne and went to:
Trier
Luxemborg City
Koblenz, Germany.  Then we rented a car and drove to:
Mallory, Switzerland
Interlaken, Switzerland
Kayserberg, France
Requewihr, France
Darmstaad, Germany
Frankfurt, Germany and flew back to Charlotte.
 
In October, 2007 we flew to Los Angeles, Ca, stayed with my sister Sharon and her family in Orange county for a few days and then picked up an RV in LA and drove to:
El Capitan State Park north of Santa Barbara
Big Sur State Park south of Carmel
Monterey
San Francisco
Pismo Beach
Phoenix, Az and then flew back to Charlotte.
 
In November we departed Ft. Lauderdale on the Celebrity ship Infinity and cruised to:
Cartagena, Columbia,
through the Panama Canal,
Manta, Ecuador,
Lima, Peru,
Arica, Chile,
La Serena, Chile
Valparaiso, Chile. 
Vina del Mar, Chile
and Santiago, Chile
 
2008
In January we flew to Guatemala City, Guatemala and visited:
Antigua, Guatemala
San Pedro, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
 
In March and April we sailed from Fort Pierce, Fl to No Name harbor, Key Biscayne and then south to Marathon, Key West, the Marquesas Keys, and the Dry Tortugas finally returning and ending our trip in Key West.
 
In May we left Fort Lauderdale for Ponta Delgada, Azores and then
Lisbon, Portugal
Vigo, Spain
Southhampton, England
Le Havre, France
Oslo, Norway
Copenhagen, Denmark and back to Charlotte.
 
In June we went to Daytona Beach.
 
In July we flew to Saint Vincent and then sailed to Mustique
Mayreau
Petite Saint Vincent
Union
Tobago Cays
Bequia
and back to Saint Vincent.
 
In August we flew to Saint Vincent and sailed to Bequia
Mayreau
Petite Saint Vincent
Union
Tobago Cays
Bequia
and back to Saint Vincent.
 
In September we flew to Madrid, Spain, rented a car and drove to the Costa del Sol.  We visited:
Fuengirola, Spain
Grenada, Spain
Malaga, Spain
Marabella, Spain
Mijos, Spain
Ronda, Spain
Tangiers, Morocco
and Gibraltar.
 
In October we flew to Key West for Fantasyfest.
 
In December we went to Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Akumal, and Tulum, Mexico.
 
2009
In February we went to Aruba
In March we went to Delray Beach, Fl
In April and May we went to:
Billings Mt
Bozeman Mt
Big Sky Mt
Virginia City Mt
Nevada City Mt
West Yellowstone Mt
Gardiner Mt
and Yellowstone National Park,
In July we went to:
Anchorage, Alaska
Wasilla
Girdwood
Seward
Glacier Bay
Haines
Juneau
Ketchican
Vancouver, BC
Victoria
In Sept. we went diving in Saint Martin and Saba.
In Nov. we went diving in Boynton Beach and Marathon.
 
2010
In January we went scuba diving in Kauai.
In April we went to Greenville, SC.
In May we went to Gatlinburg, Tn.
In July we moved to Lyman, SC
In Dec we went scuba diving in Grand Cayman.
 
2011
In April we went to Costa Rica to visit Amy.
In May we went to Gatlinburg with Phil, Sherry, and Chase.
In October we went scuba diving in Cozumel.
 
2012
In Jan we went to Aruba.
In Feb we went back to Aruba.
In April we went scuba diving in Cozumel.
In May we went to Seymore, Indiana to visit Rhonda's Mom and Gordon.
In Aug and Sept we Salzburg and Vienna Austria, Keszthely and Budapest, Hungary.
In Nov we went to Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach, Fl.

2013
In Jan we went to Aruba
In Feb we went back to Aruba
In May we went to Culver for Ted's 50th reunion
In June we Sailed from New York to Bermuda and back on the Norwegian Breakaway
In December we went to Bonaire

2014
In Jan we came home from Bonaire
In Sep we went to Costa Rica
In Nov we went to Miami
In Dec we went to Bradenton Beach and Melbourne Beach with Helene and Philippe

2015
In Jan we went to Puerto Vallarta
In Feb we came home from PVR
In April we're going to SJO
In Nov and Dec we're going to Bradenton Beach

2016
In Jan we're going to Aruba
In Feb we're going to PVR
 

 

 

 

Alaska Coastal classic railroad
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Anchorage, Alaska - July, '09

Happiness is found in the journey, not at the destination

Saltwhistle Bay
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The Grenadines - Aug '08