Ithaka


The Complete Logbook

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Preparations
USA
Cuba
Mexico
Belize
Guatemala
Honduras
Colombian Islands
San Blas & Panama
Cartagena, Colombia
The Voyage Northward
The American East Coast
Newport & Ithaka's Refit
Maine, Virginia, Florida

Bahamas
Jamaica
San Blas Islands
The Colombian Coast
Kuna Yala
Homeward Bound


Preparations

We're Going Cruising – December 17, 1999

The Secret Club – January 24, 2000

Taming The Lists – February 19, 2000

Finding Ithaka – March 20, 2000

Onward – April 21, 2000

Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Sell – May 19, 2000

Containing The Anxiety – May 26, 2000

Inside Ithaka – June 2000

Questions from Readers – June 2, 2000

The Tape – June 9, 2000

Questions from Readers – June 16, 2000

Getting Out Of Dodge – June 21, 2000

Hot Times, Summer in the City – July 17, 2000

On Buying and Selling Boats – July 13, 2000

Questions for the Bernons – July 2000

The Pleasures of Inconvenience – July 27, 2000

USA

The Perfect Ditch Kit For The Perfect Storm – August 2000

Reflections – August 10, 2000

The Holy Waters Of Casco Bay – August 18, 2000

The Third Beach Syndrome – August 22, 2000

The Bard of Hibbing – August 30, 2000

East Of Schoodic – September 8, 2000

Red Fleece and Greasy Sweatshirts – September 14, 2000

And The Show Goes On – September 22, 2000

One Nigh'ts Watch, or How Flies Time – September 29, 2000

Goodbye to Newport – October 6, 2000

Hi Ho, Hi Ho,Or Why Are Those Dwarves Whistling? – October 13, 2000

People And Food On Ithaka – October 2000

On Hurling And Being Hurled – October 27, 2000

There, But For The Grace Of God, Go We – November 3, 2000

It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's Cruising – November 8, 2000

Missing Jay Leno – November 17, 2000

Warm and Cold, Feeling Drained and Being Filled – November 24, 2000

Flames on the ICW – December 1, 2000

Breaking Out Of the ICW – December 8, 2000

The Mailbag – December 15, 2000

I Eye – December 22, 2000

Holiday Greetings from Ithaka – December 2000

Something Had To Give – January 5, 2001

Cuba

Waiting for the Weather Window – January 12, 2001

Boys and Girls On Boats – January 2001

It Takes all Day – January 26, 2001

The Provisioning Fandango – February 2, 2001

In Our Hearts, We Are Brothers. Welcome to Cuba – February 9, 2001

And The Beat Goes On – February 16, 2001

No Shoes on the Fishermen – February 23, 2001

Béisbol Cubano: Industriare 7 - Guantana 1 – March 2, 2001

The Coda On Cuba – March 9, 2001

Mexico

Life In The Spin Cycle – March 16, 2001

From the Heart: Home For Hannah – March 23, 2001

Chilling Out About The Fridge – March 30, 2001

"Good Morning, Isla Mujeres!" – April 6, 2001

The Whole Tooth and Nothing But The Tooth – April 13, 2001

Heirloom Coordinates – April 20, 2001

Towns at the End of the Road – April 27, 2001

Belize

Tuning In, Before Tuning Out – May 4, 2001

Finn's World, Where Dogs Eat Dinghies and People Eat Well – May 11, 2001

Herman Heads South – May 18, 2001

Small Dramas at the Reef – May 25, 2001

Tiny Bubbles – June 1, 2001

Geeks on Freqs – June 8, 2001

Faith in the Underworld – June 15, 2001

When The Rains Came – June 22, 2001

Pico Pico Vinaigrette – June 29, 2001

Tropical Waves, and Hairy Moments At Glover's – July 6, 2001

Sleep is About Anchoring – July 13, 2001

Dat's Life, Mon – July 20, 2001

Guatemala

Bellying Up to the Río Dulce Bar – July 27, 2001

School Daze at Ak'Tenamit– August 3, 2001

Rumors on the Río – August 10, 2001

Catching Babies – August 17, 2001

It's a Jungle Out There – August 24, 2001

Thumbelina Does Guate – September 1, 2001

The Chicken Buses of Guatemala – September 7, 2001

The Scorched Earth of Todos Santos – September 14, 2001

Prophets & Profits: My Man San Simón – September 21, 2001

Spreading the Word – September 28, 2001

A First Visit Home – October 5, 2001

Busy Days At Home – October 12, 2001

Chapter Two: When the Wind Blows –October 19, 2001

The Jewel of Guatemala – October 26, 2001

Reality Check – November 2, 2001

The Life and Times of Mark Hassler – November 9, 2001

In Search of The Next Good Read – November 16, 2001

Stayin' Alive – November 23, 2001

On the Road Again – November 30, 2001

Questions From The Field – December 7, 2001

Good-bye To Guatemala – December 14, 2001

Honduras

Crossing To Honduras – December 21, 2001

A Roatán Reunion – December 28, 2001

Christmas At Calabash – January 4, 2002

The Anchor Watch – January 11, 2002

Making Repairs And Making Music – January 18, 2002

The Dave Show – January 25, 2002

Playing Ball With The Mayans – February 1, 2002

Life On The Hard – February 15, 2002

Pirates & Persecutions, Bights & Bites – March 1, 2002

Making Time For Barbareta – March 15, 2002

Guanaja: Crossroads In The Western Caribbean – March 29, 2002

Aiming For The Corner – April 12, 2002

The Castaways – April 26, 2002

Landfall Colombia! – May 10, 2002

Colombian Islands

Divine Providence – May 24, 2002

Weather Makes The Call – June 7, 2002

Nearly as Pretty as Tijuana – June 21, 2002

San Blas & Panama

Onward, To Kuna Yala! – July 5, 2002

The Other Story Of O – July 19, 2002

Characters In Kuna Yala – August 2, 2002

The Prop-er Thing To Do – August 16, 2002

Goodbyes In Linton – August 30, 2002

Sand Dollar Pays The Piper – September 13, 2002

Sitting Around The Pool – September 27, 2002

Nargana: Town in Transition – October 11, 2002

Checking Out, And Checking The Mail – October 25, 2002

Cartagena, Colombia

Good-Bye Kuna Yala, Hello Cartagena – November 8, 2002

A Cartagena Diary – November 22, 2002

The Eyes Have It – December 6, 2002

Christmas Time on Ithaka – December 20, 2002

At Play In The Realm Of The Incas – January 3, 2003

Reveries on A Walk to Machu Picchu – January 17, 2003

The Exit Lounge – January 31, 2003

Back on the Hook – February 14, 200

A Turning Point – February 28, 2003

The Voyage Northward

Welcome To "The Log Of Ithaka" – July 1, 2003

A Snail's Pace – July 15, 2003

Forty Miles And a World Away – August 1, 2003

Whats Cooking? – August 15, 2003

Thinking Like a Fish – September 1, 2003

Breakthroughs At The Reef – September 15, 2003

A Sleigh Ride To Isla – October 1, 2003

Streaming Toward Florida – October 15, 2003

The American East Coast

Civilization And Its Malcontents – November 1, 2003

Georgia On My Mind – November 15, 2003

Toward A Great Date In Great Bridge – December 1, 2003

The Wind Rocks The Willows – December 15, 2003

The Forgiveness of Mud and Time – January 1, 2004

Reading The Mail In Mill Creek – January 15, 2004

Daring To Imagine A Different Life – February 1, 2004

Delaware River Agonies – February 15, 2004

Newport & Ithaka's Refit

Homeward Bound – March 1, 2004

Catching Up With Boat Work and Mail, In Newport – March 15, 2004

Redundancy On Ithaka – April 1, 2004

Slouching Toward Hamsterdom – April 15, 2004

Craving Turkey – May 1, 2004

A Winters Refit Tale: Part I – May 15, 2004

A Winters Refit Tale: Part 2 of 3 – June 1, 2004

A Winters Refit Tale : Part 3 of 3 Capitalist Tools & Major Vises – June 15, 2004

Opening The June Mail Bag – July 1, 2004

Maine, Virginia, Florida

B-Line To P-Town – July 15, 2004

White As A Wedding In Casco Bay – August 1, 2004

The Nature of Nature Down East – August 15, 2004

Ivory, Irony, and Seals of Approval – September 1, 2004

Of Blueberries, And Fog, And Old Friends – September 15, 2004

Dividing Lines – October 1, 2004

Reading The Mail In Newport – October 15, 2004

Swift Boat to Virginia – November 1, 2004

Solenoid on Ice – November 15, 2004

Building Memories In St. Augustine – December 1, 2004

The Last Ditch – December 15, 2004

In and Out the Intracoastal Waterway – January 1, 2005

Holidays On Zia – January 15, 2005

Our Diary Of A BVI Charter – February 1, 2005

Saying Goodbye Is Always the Hardest Part – February 15, 2005

So, Who's Keeping Track? – March 1, 2005

Bahamas

The Paradise Across The Stream – March 15, 2005

Hunting at Samana – April 1, 2005

Separation At Mayaguana – April 15, 2005

Whining Through Paradise – May 1, 2005

Preventing The Prop – May 15, 2005

Jamaica

From Ithaka's Galley, In Port Antonio – June 1, 2005

Rolling Out the Rainbow Carpet – June 15, 2005

Rastas, Roosters, and Reggae — Ya, Mon! – July 1, 2005

Radar Love – July 15, 2005

Booking Passage — Jamaica to Kuna Yala – August 1, 2005

San Blas Islands

Sweet Reunions In the San Blas – August 15, 2005

Up The Rio Sidra With Lisa – September 1, 2005

Time Warps in Kuna Yala – September 15, 2005

Island Villages Of The Robesons – October 1, 2005

Have Ulu, Will Travel – October 15, 2005

High-Stakes Mola Negotiations – November 1, 2005

Life in the RV Park – November 15, 2005

Christmas Gifts for Cruisers Getting Ready to Go – December 1, 2005

Happy Holidays From Ithakas Galley – December 15, 2005

Tigre, the Tidy Town – January 1, 2006

The Colombian Coast

Feliz Ano Nuevo, Cartegena! – January 15, 2006

Viva Cartagena! – February 1, 2006

Great Treasures In Foul Waters – February 15, 2006

The English-Speaking Ladies Club – March 1, 2006

Let's Talk Toxins — Let's Talk Paint – March 15, 2006

The Cartagena Mailbag: Amoebas, Cookers, Books, and Cameras – April 1, 2006

Traveling Down the Colombian Coast – April 15, 2006

A Strong Island For Memory Making – May 1, 2006

Hugging The Coast Toward Kuna Yala – May 15, 2006

Kuna Yala

The Sail's Call – June 1, 2006

Ustupu Celebrates The Kuna Revolution – June 15, 2006

From Ithaka's Galley Our Daily Bread – July 1, 2006

Slow Dancing Through The San Blas – July 15, 2006

Have Ulu Will Travel: Part II — The Epilogue – August 1, 2006

Farewell To Dear Friends – August 15, 2006

Homeward Bound

Mr. Bing And The Water Pump – September 1, 2006

The Light House – September 15, 2006

Bits and Pieces – October 1, 2006

Mailbag: Underway Toward America – October 15, 2006

A Momentous Landfall In Key West – November 1, 2006

A Friend Unlocks Key West – November 15, 2006

See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me – December 1, 2006

A Windy Ride North – December 15, 2006

Happy New Year From Ithaka – January 1, 2007

The Springtime Of Cruising Romance – January 15, 2007

Night Passage Toward The Rest Of My Life – February 1, 2007

Going Home Is Such A Ride – February 15, 2007

Amphibious Challenges – March 1, 2007

Exhibits from Ithakas Collection of Cruising Wall Art – March 15, 2007

Mailbag From Portsmouth, Part 1 of 3 – April 1, 2007

Mailbag From Portsmouth, Part 2 of 3 – April 15, 2007

Mailbag From Portsmouth, Part 3 of 3 – May 1, 2007

She Walks With An Attitude Of Freedom – May 15, 2007

Its Off To Work We Go – June 1, 2007

Many Thanks And Fair Winds – June 15, 2007

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