Join Captain Joe Jerome from North East Salt Water, John Herrigel of Maine Oyster Company, Jordi St John of Merrit Island Oysters, Libby Davis of Lady Shuckers, and many other family and friends as we voyage from Maine to Florida on the Rising Wind, a 1982 43' Mason.
Daysailing with friends and family before we start our voyage.
Bringing the Rising Wind from the marina down to get geared up for the long voyage.
And we're off. Fair winds and following seas!
A short passage down to meet Dot Kelly - the chief scientist on our Basin Oyster Project.
Jordi's mom Dagne joins the crew for our jaunt up the East River.
We left the Statue of Liberty in our wake as we sailed into the night.
Jordi's final passage before heading back to Maine.
Thomas hops on board for our long passage through the 'Graveyard of the Atlantic'.
We made it safely through the storm to Beaufort and took some time to relax and unwind.
Byron joined the team for our windy passage to Georgia.
'Ladyshucker' Libby came aboard for our long passage down the eastern coast of Florida.
We made it home in time for Christmas!