Meandering Through the Carolinas

29 Jun


We’re done with sea grass and mud-flats and have found nirvana – or, rather, serene waters wandering through glorious forests.


This part of the Carolinas is peaceful and magnificent…


….but, of course, that peace couldn’t last forever. As we approached the border between North and South Carolina, we found ourselves is a hornets’ nest of sea-doos and speed boats.


These people are NUTS! They zip back and forth, crossing directly in front of us or skimming alongside, just inches from Bushranger. Boyd has decided to consult with a few of his navy friends and see if he could acquire a  ‘50 cal machine gun’ or two.

(courtesy of

(thank’s Wikipedia for the excellent photo)


He figures he can bolt them onto Bushranger’s deck and ‘deter’ a few of those sea-doos from doing anything silly…
…hmmmm, maybe not….

For now, Bushranger is safe and sound at Ocean Isle Marina in North Carolina (and, yes, that’s right – I said NORTH Carolina – woo-hoo!).

11 Responses to “Meandering Through the Carolinas”

  1. jdepodwin June 29, 2015 at 22:50 #

    The waterways look peaceful and full of bird life. Was that an eagle? So glad you are in North Carolina!!!

    • Bro June 30, 2015 at 03:07 #

      Ah………..nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina

    • MrsBushranger June 30, 2015 at 07:30 #

      Yep – an eagle!

  2. Heather Rutherford June 30, 2015 at 03:29 #

    Love the record of your journey. Each posting is a delight to read. Whetting our appetite big time!

  3. marianne June 30, 2015 at 08:04 #

    Watch out for sharks while in North Carolina! Seem to be a lot of shark attacks lately.

  4. Allan Leslie June 30, 2015 at 09:40 #

    Tell Boyd to import a few “Box Jellyfish”, fling them a passing jetskis.

  5. Barbie Robinson July 4, 2015 at 09:05 #

    Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha that’s funny Boydie. One wonders how some people get their boat/jetski licences sometimes eh? Lotsa love.

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