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Captain’s Log: Oct. 15, Port Everglades

Captain’s Log: Oct. 15, Port Everglades

Captain Jonathan Mercer Editor’s note: Since Captain Mercer has been contributing to the blog, we have been editing out most of the spellings and punctuation peculiar to British English (America and England — separated by a common language). The captain has informed us that he looks upon that practice unfavourably. Not wishing to displease the…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Captain’s Log: Oct. 14, At Sea

Captain’s Log: Oct. 14, At Sea

Captain Jonathan Mercer We have been making speed to be at the pilot station off Port Everglades at 0545 on Wednesday. I started the voyage on two diesels, which was more than sufficient for the speed required, however, near Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, as expected, we encountered the north wall of the Gulf Stream. Sometimes…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Captain’s Log: Oct. 12, New York

Captain’s Log: Oct. 12, New York

Captain Jonathan Mercer Newport passed by yesterday, and we anchored in the roads on a lovely sunny day. Once again, using the joystick we held position on our anchor in the company of the Caribbean Princess. Sailing yachts surrounded us during the day; I think being that it’s a holiday they were making the most…   read more of “Captain’s…”