Captain Haskell's Octagon House
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... scheduled to meet friends in Marion, MA, but as the morning wore on, we changed our minds and decided to head home. Conditions were favorable and we were tired, so we charted the course for Wickford. We arrived back at the dock a bit before 4 PM. This was yet another fabulous summer cruise with our friends. It was also our shakedown ...
We didn't sleep well last night due to the rough conditions in Nantucket Harbor, winds blowing 15 kts. But we wanted to be up early anyway to leave by 7:45am to catch the favorable tides in Vineyard Sound. As it is, my prediction was correct and we got a push of 2.2 kts. This not only gets us to our destination quicker, but saves on fuel. ...
We arrived in Boston after 12 hours of flying and some more hours in transit.
Our friends, the Kruzels who we had met in Bonaire 3 months prior had opened their house to us to spend the night there. We rented a car at the airport and drove 1 hour to their home in Pelham NH. It was so amazing to see them and I don't know if it's harder to believe it's ONLY been 3 months since we saw them on ...
It was from New Bedford that Herman Melville sailed on the whaler "Acushnet" to gain the experience to write his classic novel “Moby Dick”. The museum is really fascinating, and we spend much more time there than we should have.
Afterwards we stroll through ...
... since the 1940s. This year there have been 5 scholars and the Roosevelts have been very good in hosting each of us. We've had a great day and have enjoyed walking the dogs in the woods. Haven is part of the group that helps to maintain the trails and he was an excellent guide, showing us the sculptures which have been set up, in amongst the fields and trees in the ...