Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Wrightsville Beach

I took a walk down to the beach today and was pleasantly surprised. It was very clean and not too crowded with umbrellas and beach paraphernalia. If I didn't know better I would think that it was a university town from the amount of young people here. Anyone that I have met has been very nice to me including the owner of a local fitness centre who lets me use their shower facilities. It doesn't cost me a bean to put my hook down and the grocery store is a pleasant 1.7 mile walk. I would like to stay but there is a favourable wind tomorrow going north so I plan on catching the outgoing tide at the crack of dawn  and going north on the outside rather than on the ICW.
I did use my time productively today, equalizing my deep cycle batteries and checking their water levels. I got myself up to date on washing and also prepared the boat for the big waves that I may encounter tomorrow.


  1. Peter, I'm loving your travel updates. Enjoy the lifestyle!!!

  2. Thanks Lucas. It does take some getting used to I admit. Jumping out of the 9-5 rat race and into cruising is a bit of a culture shock and may take a while to get used to. I am still in the mad rush phase but soon things are going to settle down hopefully. Glad you are coming along with me. How is the sailing coming along? Cheers mate

  3. its been great. having a ball, even with reading theory! I am planning on winning the lottery soon, so I'll retire next week ;)

    1. Ha, ha! Hey let me know when you win the lottery will you? Plane ticket would be booked post haste!


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