Chased by the Coast Guard

We knew it would end badly; we only hoped they would have mercy on us. We did our best to stay out of trouble, but when your time is up, it’s up. Now, as we rewind the events of the last few days, it’s clear we never had a chance. It all started innocently enough. Continue reading “Chased by the Coast Guard”

An Uneventful Trip

(The below was written last week, while underway, midway between St. Vincent in the Grenadines and Bonaire) It’s about time! Anyone who looks at a weather map can see that the passage from the eastern Caribbean to the Dutch Antilles is pretty much the same conditions as the Atlantic from the Caries to the Caribbean.Continue reading “An Uneventful Trip”

Four Months & 6,000 Miles for Dauntless & Her Intrepid Crew

The table below has our tentative cruising plan for the next four months.  While the dates are somewhat tentative, you know me, I like sticking to the plan. A few explanations about the below chart: The tentative arrival date is just that, but the departure date from the previous port can be derived from theContinue reading “Four Months & 6,000 Miles for Dauntless & Her Intrepid Crew”

Dauntless Cruise Plan 2016-17 Europe to Asia

Make the Plan, Do the Plan. So here is the plan.  The first four months show little change, but after I get back from the USA in mid-October it will be a lot of cruising. Previously I had decided to stay in Europe this coming year, but life happens and circumstances change. Therefore, In NovemberContinue reading “Dauntless Cruise Plan 2016-17 Europe to Asia”

The Plan Evolves

Where I now and where am I going? So, it took two car rides, four trains, one bus and two airplanes to get home, having spent the last month in Ireland, Germany and England. It’s great to have the ability to travel; it’s great to visit my wonderful, generous friends and it’s great to beContinue reading “The Plan Evolves”