Author Archives: Amelia Live

Mill Creek (Virginia) to Great Bridge Lock

Pretty quiet night for sleeping in Mill Creek. Morning was overcast, threatening rain but not too cold. 60F in the enclosed cockpit.  Hoisted anchor at 7:30 a.m. and motored against the tide and moderate 10-15k winds — our speed by well … Continue reading

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Snowbirds once again

  Said goodbye to many friends at a going away/birthday party last night. It was a blast living aboard in downtown Annapolis, but time to move on. Completed all of our projects and shoved off at 7:45 am into a … Continue reading

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New Symrna to Vero Beach

Tuesday, January 13 — We left the marina at 8 a.m. and headed back down the ICW. Nice bright cool morning. This is another pretty part of the inside passage through the Mosquito Lagoon Aquatic Reserve and the Canaveral National … Continue reading

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Hanging out at Vero Beach

Wednesday, January 21 — We rented a slip for a week to check out Vero and see friends in the area. The city marina is a nice facility with many slips and a large mooring field. The wifi was sketchy, … Continue reading

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New Smyrna – strange name, but a cool place

Clouds finally gave way to another clear, beautiful and warm day by mid-morning. This is a nice section of the ICW with interesting scenery and wider channels in which to navigate. We pulled into New Smyrna City Marina a little … Continue reading

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Down the Tolomata River to Daytona

Beautiful clear and still morning leaving the anchorage. Motored about 65 miles to Daytona. Only glitch was having to wait a half hour for the Bridge of Lyons in St. Augustine to open. It’s a beautiful old bridge, but a … Continue reading

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Starting off 2015 in Fernandina Beach

We flew back to Fernandina Beach December 31 in time to celebrate the New Year with good friends Gus & Joan Lucini, and one of our all-time favorite bands, Davis Turner. Earlier in the day, I attempted to start the … Continue reading

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