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S/V Priscilla
No Photos 1st Sep 2015 - 11th Nov 2015
Eau Gallie Yacht Club, Melbourne, FL

After a year or so on the hard in Maryland, we moved Priscilla to Melbourne, Florida in November 2014.  We took a short shake down cruise to the Bahamas in April 2015, and then began to plan our next voyage.  We moved Priscilla to the Yacht Club in September while we were on a trial membership.  We love the club and will likely join when we finish our travels but it doesn't make sense to join at this time.  At the end of November we will have to shove off.  Our first stop will be an anchorage at the end of Allan Lane, Melbourne Beach.  From there we can dinghy to the dock and walk to our house.  We hope that stop is short and that we will be ready to leave there after a few days.

We have made so many upgrades on the boat over the past couple of years that it would be quicker to say what has remained the same.  We are very happy with the condition of the boat and we now have a lot more experience than we did the last time we left for distant harbors.  We already have made and revised our first plan, which many of you will not find surprising.  We had planned to sail to the Society Islands this winter, which would mean a quick trip to Panama.  However, after talking to a few fellow sailors and reading a book on cruising the western Caribbean, we have decided to spend this season there.  We still plan to transit the canal and revisit the Pacific but that will wait until 2017.  Watch this space for updated plans, ha ha!



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