|sunrise leaving Morehead Yacht|
|Morehead City Yacht Basin|
Chuck helped Kokomo get off the face dock. Then, we undid our lines and were about 15 minutes behind them. Our boat doesn't motor as fast, so we really can't keep up with them. It is really nice to buddy boat but the boats need to be comparable in their speed. Soon, we will be splitting up because Kokomo is going to take the Virginia Cut route of the ICW and we want to take the Dismal Swamp route. We really liked tagging along and enjoyed Frank and Donna's company while in Morehead City! It's always sad when we lose new found friends. However, I'm excited because I think we're going to catch up with Rita and David on sv/Whisper.
|beautiful place on Adams Creek|
|tug on Adams Creek|
|barge w/ cranes on Adams Creek|
way up and through Adams Creek out into the Neuse River. The morning is one of the nicest we've had in weeks. We're loving it! It's very pleasant temperature wise...70 degrees. our side panels are rolled up so we can really enjoy the weather today! What a day on the Neuse River. Oriental is off our port and soon we'll pass the exite to River Dunes! :( I really wanted to spend the night there but the day is too perfect to waste docking early.
|how about this sailboat on Adams Creek|
We are continuing on....the Neuse River to the Bay River to the Goose Canal/River...because the weather is still very favorable. Our thoughts at the moment are to push to the Dowry Creek Marina. The excitement of the day is when we almost got to Campbell Creek, a tug pushing 2 barges was barreling around the bend. We were both heading to the same red and green marker. At his speed and our speed, we would have met between R14 and G15...it's too narrow for both of us to pass, so we pulled over and waited until the tug and barge moved through...hoping the water to the edge would be plenty deep for us. Commercial vessels do not slow down and even if they tried, it would take forever for them to control those two barges! During our wait, we watched 6 dolphins playing. One smacked his tail fin when he dove under. Awesome!!
|wine bottle tree|
|Happy Hours II on fuel dock|