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Nov 8, 2012 - Searsport

As you know we left Philadelphia over 36 hours late and that put us into the perfect North Atlantic storm for 36 hours we were in 7-10 mt waves whit the the wind never going below 80 mph and gusting up to 150 mph,with 66 per cent power on the boat was just able to maintain steerage,in fact we where going backwards.When these boats leave the USA they are their ' lightly loaded that was the main reason that the storm tossed us around like a ping pong ball going down the toilet. The next day the wind had dyed down and only about 1-2 mt waves i...

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Jul 29, 2012 - A long day, but we've moved on!

Seemed like today may have been the longest day. Left Boothbay resort, and drove the hour to the Owls Head Lighthouse. As we were finishing there, realized we left my camera battery charger and extra battery back at Boothbay. Sigh. After an hour drive back, and an hour to get to Rockland, we walked the mile long breakwater to it. It was still a bit cloudy, with a bit of an on again off again light drizzle, but the forecast for Acadia looks great, so I'll take it! We then saw the OLD church, then saw the new one, with the plaque for Dougs...

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Aug 19, 2011 - Searsport, a Sea Captain's Dream

We arrived at Searsport via Eggemogin Reach that begins at Wooden Boat School where we will spend a week in class. But finding the entrance to the reach was not easy in the fog. From Swans there are several cuts over to it, but each seemed more congested with boats huddled next to buoys or just amid a thick fog bank. We could hear craft and sometimes see only the masts. It finally broke suddenly and we were off down the reach. At Searsport we were given the Penobscot guest mooring and soon set off to explore. On return that evening we...

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Aug 23, 2008 - Searsport,Maine

Will write more later as we are going to sit on the beach and then go for a lobster bake on the beach tonight!!! Hard, hard life!!!! We only had 45 miles to travel today so we thought we would have a lie in and leave Bar Harbor at about 11am. However, we both woke fairly early so we set off at 9.45am. We stopped off at Wal-Mart (NOT a Supercenter though!!) to see if we could get a lobster/fish steamer but no luck! We then tried Rooster Brothers in Ellsworth and they did have one but it was $60 and we don’t want one that much but as lobster...

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