We finally got off the dock! Weather seemed to line up just so, with forecasters predicting heavy lightning storms for the INTERIOR of Florida including Lake Okeechobee (of course).
Once underway The Gulf Stream was annoying as usual but the ocean was fairly mild in the wave department. We had a beautiful dinner at sea and we were thrilled to be on our way.
Then we started our usual night watch program around 8ish – 2 hours on, 2 hours off (sleeping). The sky that night was beautiful but also a little foreboding. Continue reading