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Barry
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  • Phenix City Alabama
  • United States
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Profile Type:
Sailor
Homeport:
Turner Marine, Mobile Alabama
About Me:
I love to sail, and was afforded the chance to own a big boat that would fit my needs for the present as well as in the future. Presently I sail on Mobile Bay, was planning a trip south, I have now completed said trip south, now retired and planning on the next job for the next few years while I finish preping Surprise for Blue water, and get some blue water sailing under my belt. Update, first short blue water trip done,Update, 2nd and third trips off shore done, both Mobile to Pensacola, Pensacola to Mobile. Planning more trips now.
Current location:
Mobile Bay Al.
Destinations visited:
Kentucky Lake, Pickwick Lake, Tenn River, TennTom Canale, Black Warrior, Mobile Al, Mobile Bay, LuLus Homeport Marina (good food and music), Pensacola (big Lagoon) Port St. Joseph, and the list grows, :) Thats it for now, :))
Looking to:
Bahamas, Belize...with someone special

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Barry left a comment for Barry
"Summer 2012 sailed from Mobile to Galveston Tx took 72 hrs each way, was a great sail, escaped Tje hurricane"
May 8, 2013
Barry left a comment for Barry
"Updates, took 2nd in class at 55th Dauphin Island race,"
May 8, 2013
Barry commented on Tim's group Gulf Coast Sailing
"I can't make it this weekend but keep posting things like that I would love to make it one weekend"
May 8, 2013
Barry posted a status
"Ok, had a great sail off shore 2 wks ago, 5-6ft seas, 20-25 knt winds, made 6.5 -7.5 knts all day and night....what a ride!"
Apr 28, 2012

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longer version of summer sailing, with some extra stuff

Posted on November 1, 2011 at 9:48pm 1 Comment

21 June 2011,


Summer Sailing Trip, Mobile Bay Alabama to Port St. Joseph Florida.


We Set sail Tuesday morning destined for Port St. Joe.  This is our first over night sailing trip.  Forecast is for good winds and calm seas.  We have a nice sail out of the bay, heading south till we can clear the Mobile ship channel.  We head east staying about 3-5 miles of shore, we are sailing on a beam reach winds out of the south.  It’s a fantastic sail, I head below to…
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trip on the gulf.

Posted on June 28, 2011 at 7:03pm 1 Comment

No pics to post yet, but just finished an awesome trip from Mobile bay to Port St. Josehp FL. what a trip. did an over night pasage there, and one on the way back.  It was great weather, lil warm, but thats part of it.  I am so stoked, want to go for another open water passage.  I took the 4-7 watch so I could see the sun rise, ;) I got to see the sunset as well being the skipper I was up at all hours checking things, Gosh I love this sailing on open water, We out ran a storm first passage…

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At 7:55pm on May 8, 2013, Barry said…
Summer 2012 sailed from Mobile to Galveston Tx took 72 hrs each way, was a great sail, escaped Tje hurricane
At 7:54pm on May 8, 2013, Barry said…
Updates, took 2nd in class at 55th Dauphin Island race,
At 12:53pm on November 26, 2011, Ann Marie said…

Thks Barry! Love your GoM video. I'll be in PV, Mex. Jan & Feb-hopefully racing on the bay!

At 1:42pm on January 5, 2011, Terri said…
Just finished reading your blog... love it!  Enjoyed the photo's too. 
At 1:35pm on January 5, 2011, Terri said…
Hey Sailor!  Good for you!  Jealous... sorta !! ;-)
At 5:35pm on October 14, 2009, Terri said…
Hi Barry, No I didn't go this year. Wanted to..just wan't in the sailing kitty. Going for sure next year! Sounded like all had an awesome time.
At 8:04am on October 14, 2009, Terri said…
Yeah, work does seem to get in the way of sailing and sailing adventures ttyl
At 4:58pm on September 16, 2009, Terri said…
How's the sailing been??? May go to the Annapolis boat show..still thinking, planning..counting the booty
At 4:45pm on June 19, 2009, Terri said…
haven't been out of the freak'n slip yet...waiting on a new outboard....and waiting... going nutz! Hope you're sailing yourself silly!! :-) Plus lousy weather here..like raining everyday just about. :-(
At 7:45am on April 7, 2009, Terri said…
Wow cool, spinnaker will be fun. Only took one spin class on lake..on a light wind day..figures... got it flying tho and had to have launch bring us back..lol. If all goes well with gasket replacing, i might try to find two opening ports used for the head for a later in the summer projects..maybe..depends how brave i get and if I don't drop any of the cabin ports in the drink.. :-) ttyl going to boat in a couple of hours with long underwear on...weather sux!!!!! Terri
 
 
 

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