Marlene A. Sassaman's Blog – May 2009 Archive (4)

ETD -- here I go

5/31/09 -- finish last minute details
6/1/09 -- Estimated time of departure from Melbourne Yacht Club; anchor on west side of Port Canaveral locks
6/2/09 -- mozy over to Port Canaveral Yacht Club -- spend day and meet with Karen M for last minute assistance
6/3/09 --first light, hopefully seas are a mere 1 - 2 feet and take a pleasant sail up to Ponce Inlet; spend the night and next day
6/4/09 -- begin next leg

Safe days for all of us,,,,,

Added by Marlene A. Sassaman on May 31, 2009 at 10:10pm — 3 Comments

Where have I been?

Home writing an article, my first really important one! Been working on it for more than a month and getting ready for my big summer solo sail. Sorry if I haven't responded to anyone. I expect to get caught up this week-end with ya'll.

Added by Marlene A. Sassaman on May 20, 2009 at 10:42pm — 1 Comment


Hearing what I want to hear, believing what I want to hear, that's me.

Giving encouragment, that's you!

Together we will surpass expectations....

In the meantime, I have another question:

How do you access internet? I have a lap top that I think I can get an adapter to plug into my battery control panel, but what kind of widget is required to get internet; is it called wi-fi??????????

With only a few weeks to go, another unbelievable part of me… Continue

Added by Marlene A. Sassaman on May 8, 2009 at 11:14pm — 2 Comments

Fear creeps in. . .

With less than 30 days until departure, I am finally getting nervous. Daily thoughts pop into my head like,

"What if you hit something and the mast falls down cracking the deck?"

"What if I have a bad dream that a giant shark slid into the cockpit and snaps my arm off while I sleep on deck?"

"What if, what if, what if?"

"What ever made me think I could do this, as I reset the anchor for the 6th time during an afternoon thunderstorm?"

"Do I really think I can do… Continue

Added by Marlene A. Sassaman on May 4, 2009 at 7:49pm — 9 Comments

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