Author Archives: Jimmy CraicHead

About Jimmy CraicHead

Jimmy is the jack of all trades, master of none! Ongoing hobbys include windsurfing, travel, learning German, sailing, Apple Computers, Philadelphia, music, Victrolas, Seeburg Jukeboxes, junkyard dogs and parrots. Stay tuned if any of this nonsense interests you!

My blog is shipwrecked

This abandoned boat is how I feel about my blog the last few months. Tomorrow, August 30th is the 20th anniversary of me buying my first sailboat. It was also my birthday and the day princess Di died. Well enough … Continue reading

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272 Miles for a Beer!

Would you drive 272 miles for a darn fine draft beer? We did! Actually, we did a pit stop at the newly opened Green Flash Brewery on our drive to the Outer Banks (OBX) in North Carolina. Green Flash is … Continue reading

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Aruba 2.0 Windsurfing and Sailing 2016

Aruba 2.0 Windsufiing and Sailing from John Coffey on Vimeo. I started vlogging in 2006 and one of the videos i did was our trip to Aruba that Easter. Since then, YouTube has exploded and the quality and production has … Continue reading

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America 1851 replica in Chesterton Maryland

America 1851 replica in Chestertown Maryland from John Coffey on Vimeo. Yacht America 1851 replica came to Chesterton Maryland for a dual day sail with the Sultana, a replica of a 1768 schooner. America was the first winner of America’s … Continue reading

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Sunset over Rock Hall Harbor

Stunning red sky at night over Rock Hall Maryland on the Chesapeake Bay last night on the 15th anniversary of 9/11. It was a great day for a solo Sunday sail for Judy and me, skipped out on watching the … Continue reading

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Beautiful Summer Sail

Finally a break in the humid heat wave that’s been suffocating the area the last 2 weeks. Mid week trip to the boat for some light easterly winds and it was a perfect day for Samantha to get a feel … Continue reading

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Boat Drinks 2016!

Got the fourth coat of Cetol done about 4 hours ago just before the front came through. I love hanging in the cockpit during a big storm. No lightning or thunder.  The boat pictured is my neighbors, a Pearson.   

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Rice Rockets on the highway!

Rice Rockets on i95 in Delaware. from John Coffey on Vimeo. Heading back home from the boat is never a dull ride. This particular Sunday on April 24 was fairly ineventful. No bottlenecks at the 295 merger and traffic on … Continue reading

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