Events

Special Events

Year Event 2008 Transit Panama Canal, February 5-6 2008 Visit from Frank Queen, January 20-25 2007 Christmas email greeting 2007 Celebration of Emily Davis’s Graduation from UNC School of Nursing 2007 Grampy’s 90th Birthday Celebration 2007 Visit from Frank Queen, March 10-17 2007 Excursion to Merida in The Andes 2006 Christmas email greeting 2005 Christmas

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2004 Christmas Greetings

All we want for Christmas … is peace of mind, friends, and an anchored SHIBUMI!     Happy Holidays!   We arrived in English Harbor, Antigua, at 0715 Monday morning, December 20th, after a nineteen day whirlwind Atlantic crossing from Tenerife in the Canary Islands. Talk about no time to shop!  All we did in the Canaries was prepare

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2006 Christmas Greetings

From Venezuela:   Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   Also, Happy Winter Solstice!   It took us quite a while to find the perfect spot to hang our Christmas logo.  But in 92 degree heat, we climbed a hill in Laguna Grande, a remote and isolated lagoon on the coast of Venezuela, and found it!  Singing

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Thanksgiving, 2003

On Thursday, November 27th, Chris and Jackie introduced five couples from different European countries to the American Thanksgiving holiday.  Part of the fun was finding the ingredients:  “pava entiro” means a whole turkey to roast when you are talking to the butcher.  Then you need him to cut the bird into pieces small enough to

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Jo Yvars Visit

Thursday:  Arrive at 1400 at Jerez Airport Lunch at Los Argentinos Restaurant Siesta Begin Lars and Lena’s anniversary dinner Friday:  Life as a cruiser Visit Internet Classroom Grocery shop at Mercodona Make gravlax Dinner at Bodega Gastronomique Saturday:  Out and about Rota Walk on promenade as rain starts Lunch at cruiser’s Tapas Bar Learn to

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2003 Christmas Holidays

Our Spanish tutor, Reza Nevisi, and his wife Aurora Luna invite us to share a Sunday afternoon tea with their two children, Sara and Daniel, and our dockmates Lars and Lena Akerlind. Our stay in Rota was greatly enhanced by the many kindnesses bestowed on us by this couple.  They assisted us in securing the

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2004 Fish Stories

Ye Ole Fishy Storey #1 Jackie had just retired after lunch to “rest her back” on Thursday, December 16th, when the starboard rod whined and the fish shot off like a rocket. Chris jumped onto the stern and struggled to retrieve the rod from the rod rack with a fighting fish on the line. The boat

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Grampy’s 90th Birthday

The Lambertsen clan arrived at their farm Lostock for Memorial Day weekend in 2007 to celebrate Grampy’s 90th birthday!   Please email more photos! And as requested, here are some of the recipes: Corn Bake Casserole Refrigerator Focaccia Bread Streusel Brownies Hummingbird Cake

King Mackeral

Featuring The Coastal Cohorts (Don Dixon, Bland Simpson, Jim Wann)   Artist Credit: Sue Meyer Permission courtesy: Sugar Hill Records MOREHEAD CITY, NC – The hit musical King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running: Songs & Stories of the Carolina Coast returns to Carteret County this summer, a joint presentation by, and fundraiser for, the

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2007 David Lambertsen

Sunday:  Arrive and settle on boat Curacao airport @ 400 pm Dinner at Governor’s Arrive at boat after dark Monday:  Tour island Curacao Ostrich Farm Dinner aboard Tuesday:  Arrive a Curacao Wednesday:  Arrive   Arrive at boat after dark Thursday:  Sail to Klein Curacao Assist with trip through mouth Dinner at Governor’s Friday:  Klein Curacao

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Thanksgiving, 2005

Thanksgiving Thursday, November 24, 2005 in Wallingford, PA at Brad and Martha Lambertsen’s. Brad, the host and chef Martha, the hostess and chef Emily Davis, sous-chef Brad with daughter Kate Sisters assisting Rick Lambertsen with niece Kate Martha with the centerpiece Rick with niece Emily Davis Rick Lambertsen with his father, Christian Karen and David

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2007 Frank Queen

Paradise Found   Saturday:  Arrive from Panama City Unpack and orient, ie learn to use the head Attempt to snorkel in malicious surf Farewell Dinner for Denis Fourgeau-Ciers, a great American. Welcome Dinner for Frank Queen, the palest mariner to ever join the vessel. Sunday:  Tour in Golf Cart Motor by golf cart around San

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2003 Christmas Tea

Thank you, Reza Nevisi and Aurora Lunai, for the many acts of kindness  that you bestowed on us.. Daniel Nevisi Aurora assists Sara …only a child can do it! Success at last! Sara and her new baby Mother with daughter and doll What’s Daddy doing now? Reza protecting the furniture from Daniel The Christmas season

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2003  Christmas Eve Dinner

               Hosts Antonio Jimenez y Ramon and Marta de Domecq de Jimenez Jackie and Marta met our first Saturday in October when Jackie returned from the supermarket carrying a large tote bag full of groceries.  It happened to be blowing between 40 and 50 mph that day.  One of the power boats had stored their

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