We are Roger Block and Amy Jordan. We are leaving from Plum Island, Massachusetts on July 1 for a year's cruise along the U.S. East Coast.
The general plan is to cruise the Maine Coast through September, head down the East coast to Florida and then over to the Bahamas before Christmas. A crossing from the Bahamas to Cuba is also being considered for the early Spring of 2002. We'll return to Massachusetts by July 1, 2002.
We will be crusing on Great Notions, an Ericson 35 III. Amy's boat, Shango, a Prairie 32, will remain on the hard in Newburyport, MA.
We'll be joined by friends and family along the way. This site will contain both information and a log about the trip.
July 1...We're Off!
Shakedown cruise to Provincetown, MA with neighbors. Amy's family to spend several days aboard. A week to ten days exploring the Cape and Islands.
Mid-July to Labor Day
Maine Coast as far as Grand Manaan.
Final provisioning and preparations in Newburyport.
Late September-Mid November
Newburyport, MA, to Southern Florida.
Arrival in George Town, Exumas, in the Bahamas.
Roger back to Boston and family. Amy's family joins her in the Exumas.
Cruise the southern Bahamas.
Conception, San Salvador, Long Island, the Jumentos, Great Inagua, etc.
Return to Newburyport