Cruising the Connecticut Coast

The week after Labor Day has become my favorite time to go cruising. School is back in session, crowds of tourists have all but returned home, but the weather-if you’re lucky-retains most of its summer warmth. With a storm brewing to our west, blocking popular destinations like Block Island and Newport, Karen and I cruisedContinue reading “Cruising the Connecticut Coast”

Boating Season 2015: A Look Back

With the holidays in our wake and a New Year creeping ever closer, it seems a fitting time to reflect on the past boating season while updating ASailingStory’s followers on where we left off. On a bone-chilling morning in late October, Karen and I motored from a nearly deserted Essex to our winter home ofContinue reading “Boating Season 2015: A Look Back”

Deep River: A Place So Nice We Went There Twice

A few days after our last weekend cruise to Deep River I asked Karen what she wanted to do next weekend. Here’s how that weekly conversation usually plays out: “Mmm, I don’t know. What do you want to do?” “Uhhh, I don’t know. Go somewhere on the boat?” “Ok, but where?”… And it goes on like that forContinue reading “Deep River: A Place So Nice We Went There Twice”