Category Archives: Voyages

Where buyboats have worked, there we will go….

  The F.D. Crockett has not merely been resting at the docks of the Deltaville Maritime Museum these past several years (since the last blog entry). While the museum has been undergoing its own restoration, the F.D. Crockett has been … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Voyages | Tagged | Leave a comment

Traveling the Chesapeake: Tangier

Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association Reunion Tour: August 1-14, 2012 August 1, 2012 Deltaville to Tangier 11:30 am. Tangier is in sight. We rushed around this morning getting gear on board, but didn’t try for an early start as we were … Continue reading

Posted in Voyages | Tagged | Leave a comment

Off Voyaging

Now, it’s not likely that we’ll get underway in time to see too many of these sunrises on this particular voyage. (This picture is from October in Poquoson 2010.) First of all, the humidity will be a “little” higher.  Then, herding 12 or 13 or more huge … Continue reading

Posted in Voyages | Leave a comment

Almost Ready to Cruise the Chesapeake

I’ve been emailing announcements when I post a blog, and I’m not always able to do that–to keep getting regular notifications of when I post, please choose to FOLLOW this blog using the button on the right. We’ve been getting the F.D. … Continue reading

Posted in Voyages | Leave a comment

Fantastic Voyage

If John could have gotten us off to Norfolk before dawn, he would have–but 6:57 am  turned out to be the perfect time.  We had an ebb tide all the way to the entrance to Hampton Roads, then a flood tide up the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Voyages | Leave a comment