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These are all the Blogs posted on Saturday, 11 December, 2010.
Rhode Island to Florida - Day 6
Our sixth day of trip started out with some maintenance... oil and filter changes on both engines and transmission oil change so we got off to a late start... departing Portsmouth, VA at 1000 hours and our destination being Coinjock, NC... Coinjock Marina where we would fuel up... have a great dinner... 32 ounce prime rib... and it was GOOD!

The weather was forecast for rain but warmer than it has been so far on the trip... we started getting a little rain about 10 nm from Coinjock and we could see surface fog on the water... it made the daymarks appear as if they were buoys floating in the water rather than being 10-12 high... it was kind of weird... then about 5 nm from Coinjock the surface fog turned into pea soup fog... we had maybe 1/8 of mile visibility... it was real nasty and we slowed to a snail's pace... :(

We did make it to Coinjock Marina at 1730 hours... half hour later than our original ETA... it was dark, foggy and raining. We traveled 42 nautical miles today and our final position is (N36°20.999', W075°56.885')
Posted at 10:11 PM by:Jay
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