June 1, 2013
We are finally ready to depart to head north. Our first stop will be Jamestown, RI where we will stay for a few days before heading to Mystic, CT for a rendezvous with other Nordhavn owners in mid-June.
The trip to RI will be just about 1000 miles and should take us about five days. We plan to depart either this afternoon at high tide around 3pm or around 3am Sunday morning and complete the trip non-stop. Our friend Bruce, a Shear Madness veteran from last year, is joining us for this trip.
The weather looks good and we expect to make good speed using the Gulf Stream to help push us along. We have spent much of the week provisioning with lots of food and produce and yesterday fueled up from a tanker truck, taking on 1311 gallons of diesel. I made two videos of our trip preparation, Fueling Up from a Tanker and Route Planning. These are not videos of nice sunsets and dolphins and are probably only of interest to those of you who are interested in the more mundane aspects of cruising.
You can track our progress by clicking here.