Tagged: weather

Hurricane Matthew Boat Relocation and Preparations 0

Out running Cat 5 Hurricane Matthew and Hurricane Boat Preparations on a mooring.

October 1st, 2016, Hurricane Matthew cometh. Which became a CAT 5 hurricane, while were relocating Black Diamond. The boat was in Freeport, Bahamas at the time, and Hurricane Matthew was barreling down right for...

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Sailing Rode’s Pod cast interview with the Radonic’s about Black Diamond their Ocean Performance Cruiser.

Follow this link to listen to the Sailing Rode’s interview with Ed & Roxane Radonic about their experiences ocean cruising and racing Black Diamond. The interview with Ed & Roxane starts at about 16:30...

* VIDEO * Wild Sail on Lake Ontario, Delivery to Sackets Harbour, NY. 0

* VIDEO * Wild Sail on Lake Ontario, Delivery to Sackets Harbour, NY.

Paul Benninger & I are delivering Black Diamond to Sackets Harbour on the US side near the St. Lawrence 24 hours away. We are leaving her there for winter service. We leave tonight at about...


Safe arrival to New York City

We arrived safely with no injuries or damages in New York City on Sunday Morning at 5AM. The trip started out as a wild one. Just north of Charleston about 50 miles or so,...


Black Diamond Set Course for New York City

Yesterday prepared for a long haul non stop to offshore voyage New York City…We planned on leaving then, but the forecast called for 70 knots, 2 inch hail and possible tornados. The decision was...


Day 5a – 36 Hour Tropical Storm!

Day 5 – Nov. 3rd, Endured a 36 hour Tropical Storm! Just when we thought all was well, and we were only a day and half from St. Augustine’s, Florida, the winds started to...


Day 3 – Warship Operations!

Day 3 – Saturday Nov. 1st, Chesapeake & Delaware Bay area Consulting the Sirius Satellite weather and saw that a cold front was moving in from the north, which would bring 35 to 40...

* VIDEO * Rough Sail from New York to Florida 1

* VIDEO * Rough Sail from New York to Florida

A little clip of some rough sailing from New York to Florida offshore the whole way in 5 days 3 hours.