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Monday, October 11, 2021 - 15:49
… by powerboat, canoe, kayak, or paddleboard. Two official 2021 Century Club members share their journeys:  Mike Pitchford: 106 Days PropTalk readers may recognize Mike’s name because of the articles he wrote about the construction of his Legacy 32 and his New England …
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - 09:58
… SC, McClellanville, MM 430 to MM 435. Need to time the tides to pass here. Shoaling to five feet or less. Mike found, and wrapped about the prop and shaft, a ghost crab pot in the channel just inches off the bottom. … tide rising. FL, Matanzas Inlet, MM 793. Stay on Bob423 Track, very narrow, and very close to the beach. Mike found the bottom briefly here not believing the way out of line ATONs. We say, keep one foot on the beach … charts and multifunction displays, you can make this trip without incident. It has been done!   By Mike Pitchford and Dave Cerrone For more on the ICW, check out Mike Pitchford's recent article: Small Town Comfort …
Friday, August 27, 2021 - 10:24
… too much lobster). We will report on that and more in the second installment of this cruise travelogue.  By Mike Pitchford Visit How to Plan a Group Cruise to read Mike Pitchford's first article in this series. … 9 …
Friday, December 23, 2022 - 12:10
… Annapolis Snowbirds ICW Adventure … Editor's Note: A few months ago, Mike Pitchford wrote about how his planned trip south on the ICW was almost delayed, but quick-haul repairs saved … hurricanes have put a bit of a premium on slips in snowbird favored destinations). You won’t regret it.  By Mike Pitchford … 9 …
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 - 13:58
… a lot. So, take a fresh look at your favorite floating fiberglass and see her in a new light—a home!   By Mike Pitchford Don't miss these other great articles by Mike Pitchford: New Life for a Much-Neglected Legacy 32 Converting From Sail to Power Quick Haul Boat Repairs …
Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 16:42
… Choptank may be a bit of a reach. But the visitor who makes the trek will be richer for the effort.     By Mike Pitchford, Sue Mikulski, and Joe Jackins Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay By Mike Pitchford There is a totally different but equally pleasing experience to be had in Cambridge. If you are …
Monday, January 23, 2023 - 16:40
… or 10 feet or 80 feet long. Life is just simply better on a boat. Find your boat and get out on it. Mike and Sue Pitchford—151 Days This is my third year posting my days as part of the Century Club Challenge. I started …
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 10:57
…  I am far from alone. You may find yourself in this story. I certainly hope so. Thanks, Janis!   By Mike Pitchford For more from Mike Pitchford, check out his series on restoring a Legacy 32 . … 37 …
Monday, June 6, 2022 - 16:36
… was, I really don’t want to get to know that many more Tow BoatUS captains on such an intimate basis.   By Mike Pitchford Don't forget to check out these other articles by Mike Pitchford: New Life For a Much Neglected Legacy 32 Cruising New England: The Draw of Distant Shores …
Monday, July 26, 2021 - 15:04
… became the “Captains” of the port of call. The Port Captains included Maria Museler, Bob Smith, and Sue Pitchford. Their job, complicated enough, was to contact the venue, arrange the events, consider docking … attended, and boat loaded; most of the cruisers will be on the way by mid-July. Next stop, fun!  By Mike Pitchford Stay tuned for a travelogue of the first part of this group cruise in PropTalk's September issue. … 9 …
Friday, February 25, 2022 - 13:51
… on your goal of 100 days a year on your boat and log them at the SpinSheet Century Club challenge!  By Mike Pitchford … 9 …
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 12:13
… Harbor and into Long Island Sound on the third day.  The juice will be worth the squeeze, trust me.  By Mike Pitchford Catch up on Cruising New England Part I, the Draw of Distant Shores . … 9 …
Monday, November 28, 2022 - 09:41
… this our boat will be in south Florida ready to serve as a cruising platform and winter season home.  By Mike Pitchford … 9 …
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 14:22
… planned for the upcoming summer and a three-week trip to New England in July. Not bad for a weekender!  By Mike Pitchford To catch up on part one of this series, check out New Life for a Much-Neglected Legacy 32 . … 9 …
Sunday, January 21, 2024 - 16:26
… cookies for the marina staff and bottles of wine for the marina manager can’t hurt. Just sayin’…   By Mike Pitchford … 9 …
Thursday, August 24, 2023 - 09:38
… out of the Bay, or it has been a while, there is a distant port calling you. Time to answer the bell!   By Mike Pitchford   For more on Long Island Sound, check out the author's other articles: A Long Island Sound …
Friday, February 24, 2023 - 17:11
… little liveaboard tweaks and enjoying the warm south Florida winter. She could be our last boat… maybe.  By Mike Pitchford … 9 …
Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 09:47
… My suggestion, start planning your trip up there some cold night this winter. You will love it!  By Mike Pitchford … 9 …
Friday, July 7, 2023 - 14:49
… annual trek south (estimate based on ICW traffic at the Alligator River Bridge). You will not be sorry.  By Mike Pitchford … 9 …
Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 09:45
… Don was a Bay cruiser, he would have added Bay cruising to his “most important” list. You should too!   By Mike Pitchford … 9 …
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