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Desiree van Welsum

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Never Bring a Schedule on a Boat Trip

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December 5, 2019
I want to use this blog to illustrate why being flexible about your schedule may help avoid bad decisions about going out in unfavorable weather and travel conditions. While our trip going north in July went like a dream without any boat or weather issues, the same cannot be said for the return trip, from Annapolis, MD, to Palm Beach, FL.
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Where are you planning on cruising next summer?

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November 12, 2019
Have you just bought a boat at one of the Fall boat shows and are you thinking about different areas to go cruising? Are you up north and about to winterize your boat for the winter, thinking about next season’s trips?
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Cruising North on the U.S. East Coast

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August 28, 2019
On the final leg of our trip north, we cruised from Irvington, VA, to Annapolis, MD, our home base for cruising the Chesapeake Bay during the summer.
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Cruising North on the U.S. East Coast

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August 13, 2019
On Day 6 we cruised from Coinjock, NC, to Irvington, VA, via Portsmouth/Norfolk. This is an interesting stretch cruising “The Ditch".
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Cruising North on the U.S. East Coast

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August 8, 2019
On Day 5 of our U.S. East Coast journey, we cruised offshore from Southport, NC, to Beaufort, NC. We came in past a dredger through a rather choppy inlet to continue our trip “on the inside”, meaning on the Intracoastal Waterway, or the ICW.