First time surfing ever!

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We went to John D. MacArthur Beach State Park on Singer Island in Palm Beach to try surfing. People can go surfing, kayaking, swimming, paddle boarding and fishing here. We parked and had a long walk to the beach. Read More
We arrived at the Hurricane Hole Marina in Nassau and tied up the boat. Then we got ready. We walked down the dock. The staff at the marina gave us a ride in the golf cart to Atlantis. When we finally got to the Read More
This whole area is filled with spectacular underwater sites. The “Sea Aquarium” is just off the west side of O’Brien Cay and across from Johnny Depp’s island Little Hall’s Pond Cay. When we dive over the sides of Read More

Snorkeling Peanut Island

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We were driving in our dinghy. We saw a good snorkeling area near Peanut Island. We dropped the anchor in the water. Then we got ready with our snorkeling gear. I put my fins on. And I put my mask on and my life Read More

SUP Fun in Beaufort

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We met the wonderfully friendly Beaulieu family on the dock yesterday. They kindly introduced us to the fun of SUPs. We’re officially in the market for some of these toys now. It’s great to look down Read More
With wind dead on the nose in the Beaufort channel, we hoist the main then unfurl the jib in 10-ish knots of breeze. As we turn north toward the waypoint, sails fill in. Izula reaches 7 knots — even with a furry Read More

Red Beard lives here

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They live on rocks, reefs, piers, pilings and other hard surfaces in the middle and lower Chesapeake Bay, and they’re our neighbors in Norfolk at Cobbs Marina. The boys noticed these bright red beard sponges first Read More
  After spending many mornings, afternoons and evenings stalking and catching these speedy Chesapeake Bay crabs with their dip nets along the docks in Broad Creek, we asked the boys to do a visual study of these Read More
We took advantage of our current location and got the kids involved in Junior Week at the Fishing Bay Yacht Club in Deltaville.  Locals claim this program is one of the most active and best Optimist sailing camps on Read More