When we’re planning to travel days and nights from one place to the next, we prepare to make a passage. After a two week stay in Charleston, it was time to move on. With summer upon us and lots of things planned, we started to prepare for a passage north to Beaufort, North Carolina.
Well, we finally reached the warmer weather when we arrived at Beaufort, SC. We are so happy for some vitamin D. Lady’s Island bridge opened, we passed through and pulled up to the docks at the downtown marina. This seemed a good time to look at our plan again. We left NC late in the season and weather kept us in the intracoastal waterway instead of along the coast permitting a quicker trip to the south. Getting as far as we had hoped was looking like one big race. Also, since our auto-pilot failed to keep a course, Beaufort seems a good opportunity to install a new one. So, we are staying here until the end of the month and then looking for a few days of awesome weather for coastal passage to Florida. One of the best reasons for … Continued