Owner Name:

Bob Griffith

Boat Name:

Placeforus

Nordhavn model:

43

Boat Year:

2006

Total Nautical Miles:

7924

Hull Number:

21

Website/Blog:

N/A

Engine Hours:

2068

List Voyages:

Stuart FL to Columbus MS via Ockochobee waterway,Gulf intracoastal waterway,Gulf of Mexico Tarpon springs to Carrabelle,GICW to Mobile then Tenn-Tom to Columbus. 8/18/2006..10/20/06. Columbus MS to Bay Springs Lake MS. 10/31/06..11/08/06 Bay Springs Lake MS to Corpus Christi TX via Tenn-Tom,Mobile Bay,and GICW calling at Mobile,Biloxi,New Orleans,Morgan City,Houma,Lake Charles,Avery Island,Galveston,Rockport and Port Aransas. 11/09/06..12/20/06. Corpus Christi TX to South Padre Island TX via Port A and Gulf of Mexico to Brazos Santiago pass.2/01/07..2/03/07. South Padre Island TX to Isla Mujeres Mexico via Gulf of Mexico anchoring at Isla Contoy after 5 1/2 days at sea to catch our breath,then on to Isla Mujeres. 3/05/07..03/11/07. Isla Mujeres MX to Key West FL via Yucatan straits and Gulf of Mexico. 04/09/07..04/12/07. Key West FL to Stuart FL via Hawk Channel and ICW.04/23/07..05/01/07 Stuart FL to Oriental NC via ICW calling at Ft Matanzas,St. Marys GA,Georgetown SC,Port Royal SC,Myrtle Beach, Southport NC. 05/14/07..05/30/07 Oriental NC to Norfolk VA via ICW called at Great Bridge and 2 anchorages.06/08/07..06/11/07 Norfolk VA to Yorktown VA via Chesapeake Bay and York River. 06/13/07..06/13/07 Yorktown VA to Solomons MD via Chesapeake Bay called at Deltaville VA.06/16/07..06/17/07 Solomons MD to Baltimore MD via Chesapeake Bay and inner harbor called at Anapolis MD. 06/22/07..06/24/07 Gunkholing the Chesapeake from/to Baltimore calling Rock Hall,Button Beach,Magothy River (had grandkids with us,log not real accurate!)07/08/07..07/11/07. Baltimore MD to Cape May NJ via Chesapeake Bay,C&D canal,Delaware River,Cape May canal anchored at Reidy Island. 07/20/07..07/22/07. Cape May NJ to Sandy Hook NJ via Atlantic offshore,anchored at Barnegat. 07/24/07..07/25/07. Sandy Hook NJ to New Rochelle NY via Ambrose Channel,NY Harbor,East River& Long Island Sound. Anchored off Throgs neck Bridge overnite then to New Rochelle. 07/26/07..07/27/07. New Rochelle NY to Mystic CT via Long Island Sound calling at New London and Noank then to Mystic Seaport for Trawlerfest '07 07/28/07..07/30/07. Mystic CT to East Greenwich RI via Mystic River,Long Island Sound & Narraganset Bay anchored at Watch Hill Harbor overnite. 08/05/07..08/06/07. Gunkholing Narraganset Bay from/to East Greenwich,calling at Newport & Prudence Island. 08/10/07 .. 08/12/07 East Greenwich, RI to Cuttyhunk MA via Narraganset Bay and Buzzards Bay. 08/13/07..08/13/07. Cuttyhunk MA to Nantucket Island MA,anchored overnite at Vineyard Haven MA. 08/16/07 to 08/17/07. Nantucket Island to Martha's Vineyard MA. 08/23/07..08/23/07. Martha's Vineyard to Block Island RI, anchored in Great Salt Pond for Labor Day weekend. 08/26/07..08/26/07. Block Island RI to Atlantic City NJ,via Long Island Sound,Esat River,Off Jersey shore....overnited at anchor at Milford Harbor CT,Sandy Hook NJ called at Manasquan for dinner and Marina slip then on to Atlantic City. 09/05/07..09/08/07. Atlantic City NJ to Cape May NJ,offshore NJ..stayed at Utch's Marina 5 days for some maintenance and town touring. 09/09/07..09/14/07. Cape May NJ to Chesapeake City MD,via Cape May canal,Delaware River,C&D canal overnite anchor at Reedy Island and two free nites at C'City dock. 09/15/07 to 09/16/07. Chesapeake City MD to St.Michaels MD via C & D Canal,Chesapeake Bay anchored off Worton Point then on to St. Michaels for touring ashore.09/17/07..09/18/07. St. Michaels MD to Solomons Island MD via Chesapeake Bay,Patuxent river,anchored at Cambridge MD for a day or two touring.Attended Trawlerfest,bought a kayak. 09/21/07..09/25/07. Solomons MD to Yorktown Va via C'peake Bay,Wicomico , Piankatank & York Rivers,called at Deltaville VA for touring then on to Yorktown anchoring in Sarah Creek to provision for next leg.10/02/07..10/05/07. Yorktown VA to Great Bridge VA,via York River,Hampton Roads & Elizabeth River overnite anchor at mile 0 (Norfolk)ICW then to free dock at Great Bridge. 10/12/07..10/13/07. Great Bridge VA to Ocracoke Island NC via ICW and Pamlico sound overnite anchoring at Broad Creek,Alligator River and Deep cove then on to Ocracoke Island for touring.10/14/07 ..10/17/07. Ocracoke NC to Oriental NC via Pamlico sound and Neuse River stayed a few days at Oriental for provisions and a visit by friends. 10/21/07..10/21/07. Oriental NC to Wrightsville Beach via ICW to Beaufort then offshore to Masonboro inlet.Stayed several days at Wrightsville/Wilmington.11/04/07..11/05/07. Wrightsville Beach NC to Ft. Pierce FL. via ICW anchoring at Wacamaw River,Price Creek,Rock Creek, Herb Creek,Back Creek, Fernandina Beach,Pine Island,Daytona,Cocoa and on to Ft. Pierce to meet our kids who wanted to spend Thanks giving "somewhere warm" 11/08/07..11/17/07. Ft. Pierce FL to Stuart Fl and return to FT Pierce. Took the kids outside for a short taste of life aboard...too rough for them soo down the ICW to Peck Lake where all could enjoy flat water but near a beach for T'giving.Sent them home day after then hung around the area (Jensen Beach)'til haul out for much needed bottom work...put Placeforus on the hard for a month.11/18/07 ..12/11/07. Ft.Pierce FL to Stuart FL via ICW. Splashed Placeforus on 1/11/08, headed to Jensen Beach for a few days on the hook there then on to Stuart Southpoint anchorage, hung on a mooring there awaiting a weather window to cross to Bahamas. 1/11/08..1/31/08. Stuart FL to West End Bahamas. Our first crossing taught us a lot about wind and current effect. wind se at 12 picked up to 20 in the night,combined with a se track made for a slow crossing in confused seas,took 16 hrs to make it but arrived safe and sound at Old Bahama Bay at 0900,checked in and spent the nite in peace there. Nice people..great place. 1/31/08..2/2/08. West End Bahamas to Green Turtle Cay anchoring at Great Sale Cay,Double Breasted Cay,got our first taste of beautiful clear Bahamian waters and out island hospitality..wonderful!Moved on anchoring at Foxtown,Crab Cay,Powell Cay then off of Green Turtle to check out Marina in Black Sound courtesy of a 43 sistership dinghy from Australia...we took a slip at Black Sound Marina,spent some shore time in that magical place.Good re-provisioning and restaurants as well.2/4/08..2/13/08. Green Turtle to Marsh Harbour Bahamas.anchoring at Crab Cay for a day of beach exploring and snorkleing,then thru Whale Passage to Marsh,found a good spot in that anchorage,made some new friends from Arkansas. We took several side trips with them to Hopetown,Man o war Cay and Guana Cay.2/16/08..3/5/08. Guana Cay to Treasure Cay Bahamas,our new friends,Jim & Marie talked us into a slip at Treasure Cay Marina,had some more good times with them,toured the area,re-provisioned,and had a birthday party for Kathy.3/5/08..3/9/08. Treasure Cay to West Palm Beach FL. time to head home! Whale passage was a little stirred up this time(4-6')no problem for our little ship tho'.Anchored at Nunjack Cay then Great Sale before crossing the stream,left Great Sale at 0400 hit the crossing at 1130 (much better)arrived at Palm Beach 2200,anchored for the nite checked in with customs.3/11/08..3/12/08.