Posted by: tflana | January 6, 2015

It is a new year

Brian and I have been hanging in Coconut Grove, Fl awaiting a chance to cross to the Bahamas. It looks like we are trying for the 16th or so based on a favorable weather window. We both decided to travel around Biscayne Bay and see the sights.  We had some great days of biking to Key Biscayne, sailed to No Name Harbor for New Years Ev

Brian with Boo Radley in Marine Stadium

Brian with Boo Radley in Marine Stadium

This is the nighttime skyline of Miami we saw from our anchorage in Marine Stadium

This is the nighttime skyline of Miami we saw from our anchorage in Marine Stadium

Full moon January 4th

Full moon January 4th

The same view of Miami's skyline from Marine Stadium

The same view of Miami’s skyline from Marine Stadium

Brian at the top of Cape Florida Lighthouse

Brian at the top of Cape Florida Lighthouse

e ( and yes the cannon was shot off at midnight) and then went back to Marine Stadium to avoid a bumpy southeast wind hitting the mooring field.

When we left No Name Harbor we went for a sail in the bay, no motor just sailing, very peaceful

When we left No Name Harbor we went for a sail in the bay, no motor just sailing, very peaceful

it has been fun just relaxing and getting Scout ready for the next leg of our adventure. She is sporting 3 new solar panels. It is helping with the charging of the batteries, but we still need to use the generator to make sure we can keep up with the demand of our refrigeration. We are looking int

This is the most friendly city for bikes. Even on the toll bridge there was a lane just for the bikers to use. Last weekend there were easily 1000 bikers out on the road to Key Biscayne

This is the most friendly city for bikes. Even on the toll bridge there was a lane just for the bikers to use. Last weekend there were easily 1000 bikers out on the road to Key Biscayne

Brian biking along the beach in Key Biscayne

Tara on bike

Brian on the bridge to Key Biscayne

o wind generators and a water maker, but Phinneus’ emergency surgery 10 days ago has put those plans on hold for now. He swallowed a 3 inch coconut, how we have no idea, but let’s just say his new nickname is water maker!

We finally put a home port on Scout. The Coast Guard kind of insists on it!

We finally put a home port on Scout. The Coast Guard kind of insists on it!

Brian sailing around No Name Harbor

Brian sailing around No Name Harbor

Cape Florida Lighthouse

Cape Florida Lighthouse

on of the reasons I don’t blog often is that our laptop is never changed, so I decided to use my IPad instead.  Some great pictures to share, more to come over the next few weeks!

we are so happy and living our dream, hope you all live yours!


Responses

  1. Brian and Tara,
    Happy New Year, you are living your dream, enjoy.
    Best regards,
    Bob Geer


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