On the way through Kings Bay, St. Mary's we passed this submarine - looks small to me, but what do I know about subs! Neither of us could identify the flag it was flying - white with a red cross and what looked like a British flag in one quadrant. Any ideas?
Sunset at our ancorage behind Cumberland Island.
Sunrise over Cumberland Island for our early morning crossing of St. Andrews Sound.
This is the Cumberland Island Light. Cumberland Island is only accessible by boat and activities there are restricted to preserve the island. You may also remember, it as the place John Kennedy Jr. was married.
This is typical of the scenery along the way - I thought this tree was especially interesting.
We arrived at Brunswick Landing Marina Monday morning with the intention of staying about a week. Turns out it’s cheaper to pay for a month than a week so that’s what we paid for. We had use of a vehicle (thanks Andy!) so we helped the local economy a bit and then left on Thursday, by land, to go to Myrtle Beach for a retired US Park Police get together. We had a great weekend – lots of visiting with old friends and cohorts and some quality beach time for Punk. Rocky got to spend the weekend on St. Simon’s with a dog sitter that had a few pets of her own – three dachshunds, two big labs, a Dalmatian and a puggle (pug/beagle combo), and two cats. She and the dachshunds were willing to share a bed with Rocky, so he was happy.
We came back in at Charleston. The ships in these port cities can be intimidating.
We tied up with one of our sister boats (Silver Queen) at the Cooper River Marina. Thanks to a free update of our computer navigation program – we were having computer navigation problems! We also had a little leak going to the air conditioner pump.
We spent the week at Cooper River Marina with Neil and Rio. Joe and Neil took turns on the two boats working on various problems and Joe spent lots of time on the phone with tech support - even conversed in Russian with one of them! I guess I spent a lot of time reading – it’s all a blur to me now. The best part of our time there was when we decided to go together on a rental car and Neil treated us to dinner at Robert’s of Charleston. Thanks again, Neil – and wife Sheila for the recommendation. If you’re ever ready to splurge on a meal in Charleston – go there. It was the best dining experience we’ve ever had. Later in the week Joe found out how close Costco was, so there was another trip in the rental car. Thank goodness for the nice marina guy that came to the parking lot with a golf cart to transport all our purchases back to the boats!