Starry Night is dropped off at Pier Side Boat Yard in the North end of Charleston.
Immediately, Oliver, Alfie, and I get to work. here we are installing the new stainless sail track.
I re-arraigned some things on the compass box to make room for the digital instrument readout.
Alfie was busy cutting a hole through the boat. A new thru hull for the depth, speedo, and water temp instrument.
A view from aloft.
Pier Side Boat Yard. Not many wooden boats in the South.
The crane comes on Friday to step the mast and launch the boat.
In the water for a scrub down.
The next day, Oliver and I motor her over to the City Marina.
In front of a familiar boat from Nantucket, Starry Night on the Mega Dock in Charleston.
Alfie's entire family comes to see her!
Upon leaving Charleston, we notice a friend from Nantucket on his own solo cruise in the Delfina, Noah Keller.
Alfie and Sandi together at the helm for the first time.
A memorable sunset for our first anchorage in the creeks of South Carolina.
Almost every morning greeted us with very still waters and crisp cool air.
Passing through a swing bridge in northern Georgia.
Sandi sails under her first bridge!
A southern creek photo shoot. With the board down, the Starry Night is still able to sail right up to the creek's edge at high tide.
Crossing the Savannah River to get back onto the ICW.
There is always time for an artsy reflection shot.
Gurgling water at the stern marks her first cruise, Charleston, SC to Cumberland Island, GA. January 2010.