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Happy Thanksgiving 2012!


It is hard to imagine that it was an entire year ago that we spent Thanksgiving aboard Velocir in St. Mary’s, GA:

How time flies!  We are thankful for family and friends this holiday season.  Grant is thankful for our good health, Amelia is thankful for a life full of joy and Crew is thankful for treats……anything for treats.

Happy Thanksgiving from Velocir

Last month Velocir made it through hurricane Sandy’s strong winds unscathed. To prepare, we secured many lines to different connection points on Velocir and the dock. She was protected in her cove from the wind, so we just kept ready in case something happened but it was very mild. Our biggest fear was a tree falling, but luckily they held tight!

Winterizing Velocir

This week we winterized Velocir in anticipation of the long cold winter months ahead.  We used environmentally safe anti-freeze and emptied the water tanks.  There was a little fish in our water filter, so we set him free.

Sailing Velocir

We even got out for a weekend sail with friends in mid-November, yay warm weather!  The fall colors are a beautiful time to explore the tree-lined creeks of the Chesapeake Bay.

Happy Thanksgiving from Velocir

So much to be thankful for.  Happy Thanksgiving!



Velocir is and Albin Vega 27 built in 1973.


8 thoughts on “Happy Thanksgiving 2012!

  1. happy Thanksgiving both off you

    Posted by Serge Landry | November 23, 2012, 19:56
  2. Happy Thanksgiving!
    I just pleasantly stumbled onto your blog and am really enjoying reading about your boating adventures.

    Posted by midorilantern | November 23, 2012, 21:14
  3. We loved your blog. We had Thanksgiving with all my family. 10 of us. We are really looking forward to your Christmas visit. Hugs. Grandpa H & Carla

    Sent from my iPhone

    Posted by Carla Bender | November 23, 2012, 21:44
  4. I was pleased to hear that V had come thru the storm with no major issues. I look forward to reading of your future adventures.

    Posted by Jerry | November 24, 2012, 22:51
  5. Happy Thanksgiving guys… Thank you for being you… Thank you for writing your blog, God bless you both!!

    Posted by Dan Kerr | November 25, 2012, 08:38
  6. Happy Thanksgiving and a Merry Christmas to you both. Thanks again for the time you spent with us when we were down there. Glad the storm was fairly tame in your area, and hope to get together again the next time we are down. Have a great holidays.

    Matt, Kristin, Jack, and Jill

    Posted by the snyders | December 3, 2012, 12:47
  7. Hey guys, we have watched quite a few videos of yours and LOVE your narrative ways. We will be in the Bahamas in May for a couple of months and are intrigued by what insight that you have. I don’t see any way to get ahold of you to send a personal message. Am I missing something? An icon or a facebook account? What is your email address?

    Posted by Mark Bratz | December 7, 2012, 01:05

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