Tag Archives: North Carolina

Cruising the ICW – 1500 Miles on the Inside

Cruising the ICW - The shrimping fleet in McClellanville, SC. Photo by Jody Reynolds

  Cruising the ICW 1500 Miles on the Inside Cruising the Universe that Parrallels Interstate I-95   Heading north from Beaufort, S.C., on the morning tide late in April, our 82-year-old motor yacht, Cygnus II, glides through the beautiful marshes …

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Back at the Helm

Sea Spell anchored along the ICW. Photo by Joanne Lucey

Nine years ago my wife and I sailed out of Houston with no plans to return other than to eventually empty out our 10-foot storage unit. We’d sold whatever didn’t fit in that unit or onboard our 38-foot Morgan sloop …

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Southeast News: NC Christens New Outer Banks Ferry

North Carolina Christens New Outer Banks Ferry By Kathy Bohanan Enzerink Sea Level, a new 220-foot long Sound Class outer banks ferry was named and christened at a ceremony held May 11 at the state shipyard in Manns Harbor, joining …

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Cummings Brings Army T-Boat Back to Life

Silent Thunder in St. Lucie River, Stuart, Florida today.

Steve Cummings has been messing around boats his entire life. All kinds of boats. His current work-in-progress adventure is Silent Thunder, a 65-foot former Army T-Boat, where he and his wife Rose make their home. Living on the west coast …

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Tall Ship Jeanie B Calling on Washington NC

The history of Washington, North Carolina is interwoven with that of the tall-masted schooners that were once a commonplace sight on the city’s waterfront, coming and going on the waters of the Pamlico River with all manner of raw materials …

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Gunboat Now Manufacturing in Wanchese NC

  How many time have you heard, ‘If we can just get manufacturing jobs back in the U.S.A., we can get this economy turned around’? In North Carolina, Governor Bev Purdue is committed to getting people back to work and …

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Oriental Boat Show Kicking off in April

Popular event builds on its previous success The annual In-Water Boat Show in Oriental, NC has gotten off to a remarkable start in its first three years, and organizers are looking to build on that success in the show’s fourth …

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Weathering a Blow on the ICW in North Carolina

Ed. Note: The following article was written in real-time during the couple’s cruise north on the ICW in the fall of 2011. Our adventure on the M/V Ruby Slipper was one that entailed doing many things for the first time. …

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