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Watch auto steer the boat at 8 knots on the way to Bermuda

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High Five! Arriving at Bermuda after Four Days at Sea

We sailed about 660 miles from Morehead City, North Carolina, USA. Average speed 7 knots. Because of the constant rocking, during this trip, we didn’t sleep very comfortably. The two cats stopped eating their food (except cat treats and tuna water).

Entering the harbor, it appeared that Bermuda looked similar to Curacao (houses on the island) and somewhat like the Bahamas (clear water and sandy bottom). After clearing the Bermudian Customs and Immigration, we anchored at St. George’s.

First thing’s the first; John opened a bottle of icy cold Voodoo IPA beer from the USA (his favorite beer now,

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Upcoming Sailing Trip to Atlantic Islands

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. – Abraham Lincoln

It looks this Saturday (May 27, 2017) is the day for sailing to Bermuda. We have been monitoring the weather. Our plan is to the Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (June) – Azores (July) – Portugal (August) – Madeira (September) – Canaries (October) – Cape Verde (November) – St. Martin (December) – Puerto Rico (January 2018) – Panama Canal (February 2018).

The first destination (Bermuda) is about 700 miles away. It will be about 5-6 days of sailing.

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Movie of Dolphins Enjoying Bubbles

‘S/V Bad Bunny’ Sailing from Georgetown, North Carolina to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina (November 2014)

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Winter 2016/2017, Jump for Joy!

(January 15, 2017) Meeting old friends and neighbors! For staying in the Caribbean for last two years, we decided to enjoy winter weather this time. We also have things to take care of on land. Leaving the boat in North Carolina, John purchased a used vehicle. We drove it to Fort Lauderdale with our two cats. Nice to be back in Florida, Sunshine State! Despite of the heavy traffic in South Florida, we are enjoying the comforts and conveniences on land for now.

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Merry Christmas 2016!

(December 25, 2016) I am hoping your happiness is blooming today, tomorrow, and forever. Here’s my lotus flower to you. Merry Christmas! Love, Kay from South Korea

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Awesome Sailing from Fort Macon (Morehead City, North Carolina) to New York Harbor

(August 8 – 11, 2016): A total of 430 miles distance (76 hours), half motoring and the rest sailing, mostly downwind like surfing. Proud ‘Bad Bunny’ did sail wonderfully, except one vang (preventer) line got broken. This line came with the boat. It might have been 24 years old as ‘Bad Bunny’ is.

After three plus days at sea, entering New York Harbor, we dropped the anchor west of the Sandy Hook Point, New Jersey before passing the Statue of Liberty and Manhattan, New York City.

Coming to New York City by a sailboat was one of my dreams.

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It’s a boat: Review of Sailing for two Years, Back to Morehead City, North Carolina, USA

I count ‘Right Now’ more than ‘Best Memories’. However, writing this, I am flashing about beautiful memories of blue water, island people, jungles, fresh fish, and culture from the Caribbean… For last two years, we sailed down from Morehead City (North Carolina) to Stuart, Florida, then continuously sailing to Saint Martin, British Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands, Spanish Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Bonaire, Curacao, Colombia, San Blas/Panama, Guatemala, and back to the USA (Key West to Morehead City).

After arriving in Morehead City, one of our friends jokingly told me that “You must be tough still living on the boat with John.” During this journey,

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Pictures of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA

(July 1 to 7, 2016): Wrightsville Beach is near Wilmington, North Carolina. We were there during the Independence weekend. Lots of younger crowd running, walking, stand-up paddle board riding, boating, and etc..

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Sailing to Charleston, the Cultural Capital of the South, South Carolina, USA

We left St. Helena Sound, South Carolina at 4 am to go out with the outgoing tide. Arriving in the Charleston Channel, we had the incoming tide behind us. Peaceful sailing of 56 nautical miles, we dropped the anchor at 2 pm, about 10 hours of sailing wing-on-wing with a job-pole. (Wind: SW 10-15 Knots)

It was hot and humid in late June in Charleston but there were flowers all over! Entering the Charleston Harbor Channel, we were welcomed by the beautiful fragrance of the flowers. The city seemed to be in bloom.

After anchoring near the Charleston City Marina,

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