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Amelia left a comment for Veranda
"Hello dear,I'm Amelia by name,I have something very important to discuss with you,please kindly email be back(amelia_herbert23@yahoo.com)I will be waiting to hear from you soon.Thanks"
Oct 6, 2012
Veranda replied to Michael Boyle's discussion Batteries---the bane of my life
"The Exide EF1453 batteries are listed as starting batteries in the manufacturers literature.  If you're using them as your house bank that might be the root of your problem. If your wind turbine is only making 2 DC amps at 20 knots and…"
Sep 3, 2012
Veranda replied to Fred and Margaret Keith's discussion 42' 2004 Cascade Custom Center Cockpit Cutter for sale
"Hey Fred, Your link is not working for me....."
Jun 6, 2012
Veranda replied to LOLA's discussion GPS Having Two
"Do you have a Nuvi or something like that for your car?  I *believe* they can display lat/ lon.  If so you could use it as a backup.  It won't show you any detail but at least you'd be able to use it in conjunction with your…"
May 20, 2012
Veranda replied to LOLA's discussion GPS Having Two
"We have 3 all together.  The main one is mounted at the helm.  The one at the helm replaced the second GPS.  The second one still works so we mounted it next to the bunk so I can use it as a drag alarm.  It also displays battery…"
May 19, 2012
Veranda commented on Charlotte Wiggs's blog post Beverages on a Boat..
"My wife and most of our friends drink box wine.  When we leave for the Bahamas its a six month trip so we carry at least 100 litres of box wine.  If you remove the bags from the boxes you can store them in those odd shaped nooks and…"
May 13, 2012
Veranda commented on Charlotte Wiggs's blog post Lazy Summer Sailing, Reading & Drinking....
"As far as books go....we usually have well over a hundred on board.  We drop off what we've read and pick up new stuff wherever we can.  Some we buy at used books shops like the 2 excellent places in Saint Augustine while most come…"
May 5, 2012

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Toms River, NJ
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Crushing romance....

Posted on December 13, 2010 at 2:38pm 2 Comments

December 11, 2010.



So when was the last time you saw someone perform an incredibly romantic act and you inadvertently crushed the moment? Let me start from the beginning….



There’s at least 40 cruising boats in the immediate area waiting for this forecast cold front to pass through. The weather is once again warm so why not have a little fun while we’re waiting.



Monument Island is a couple of hundred yards away so a cocktail hour was planned for this afternoon for…

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At 12:34pm on October 6, 2012, Amelia said…

Hello dear,I'm Amelia by name,I have something very important to discuss with you,please kindly email be back(
amelia_herbert23@yahoo.com)I will be waiting to hear from you soon.Thanks

At 6:34pm on April 23, 2011, Peter Kafer said…

Here's a picture I snapped of Veranda as she was slowly making way just north of Fernandina Beach.  There was so little wind that day and I hope things got better.

At 9:10pm on October 7, 2010, Dave and Donna said…
hey there will be in tomorrow afternoon maybe can catch up on sat still have your cell ours is 336 240 8036
At 12:42pm on August 8, 2010, Capt. John said…
Hello veranda!
I just try to keep an open mind and watch what is going on around us. I've added some more to my page including some CON's I found from 2009. Hope you enjoy.
At 12:45pm on July 26, 2010, Dave and Donna said…
reaing your blog a hot summer dodger looking good We will be up in oct for show would love to get together Boat is about done Hunter for sale now as soon as sold we will move other to coast to not have two slip fees a month

Drop an email if you want Not many on site these days
At 2:13pm on October 12, 2009, Jay said…
Bill,
thanks for the names.....had a "too much Rum" moment/day,,,,was nice to meet you
At 8:31am on September 25, 2009, Terri said…
Just heard from Suky, doubts she'll be in Annap. before weds, going to Baltimore to drop off crew then sailing a bit...said she'd call
At 9:12pm on September 17, 2009, LOLA said…
LOL TOO FUNNY
At 10:39pm on June 29, 2009, LOLA said…
I added the photo you requested
At 4:04pm on June 22, 2009, Suky Cannon said…
Gosh, your pics are terrific... makes me yearn, yearn, yearn ....
thanks for thinking of me re Pearson !
 
 
 

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