Category Archives: voyages

Dose of the Coast Sail, January 17

Being out on the water is a rich experience. We hear the swish of the water past the hull. The details of buildings, cars, and power lines fade into a hazy line far away, replaced by the shimmer of light off of waves. The smell of salt air mixed with an adult drink overpowers the…
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Long Distance Sailing

Velvet Elvis is back in Louisiana, after a three-week friends and family trip across the Gulf of Mexico.  We hugged the coast, avioding the worst of Tropical Storm Colin, then crossed South to Key West.  After picking up a few more guests, we crossed the Forida Straight to visit Hanvana, Cuba. [caption id="attachment_2215" align="aligncenter" width="604"]…
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