Legend Update…

Well, it’s been a busy day.  The yacht management crew have been working very hard to get our generator in and it is now complete.  We’ve just got a few more jobs that need to be done tomorrow.

The other good news is that we were able to start putting our equipment/clothes/food/provisions/etc. on the boat today.  That felt very good.

So, if all works out tomorrow we may be able to set sail in the late afternoon.  We’ll see and we won’t be pushing it but if we can push off it would be great.

If we are able to go, you’ll be able to start tracking us from a map basis on our Where Is page.  We will be updating by satellite our location in the Eastern Caribbean every new anchorage, or on passages perhaps even every couple of hours.  Wonderful technology…. thanks again Andrew!

Feeling Like Home…

I have had many homes in my life.  And, with that I’ve had the benefits and the negatives associated with that.  I’ve lived in lots of places and experienced lots of things and I wouldn’t want to have it any other way.  Having said that, there is also something to be said for growing up and living one’s life in a single community where you become part of the fabric of that community.

It struck me yesterday when I was driving our rental car that was left hand drive (like North American vehicles) on the left hand side of the road (like in Britain) how much I feel at home.  It didn’t feel that odd.  I had done it for a year about a decade ago and once or twice since and it felt very natural.  Everything feels very much like I’m at home… the smells, the weather, the views, the people, the culture, and so on.

It’s nice to be back and it’s even better being able to share this with the kids.  A very important bonus is that Caroline has always felt at home as well!

And, speaking of home, here are a few views at our present home.

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane…. It’s a Boat?…. It’s Legend…

Does this scare anyone else?  Or just me?  Okay, flying boats aren’t the norm but, in this case, it’s okay.  Legend is out of the water to have a couple of seacocks drilled larger so that the new generator being put in will have enough water for coolant.  [And, yes, that does mean that the previous generator died :-)]

The View – Before and After

Our hotel view in Ottawa

Our hotel view at Nanny Cay in the BVI:

Need I say more… 🙂