After taking Mitchell’s mom to the airport, Mitchell, Matt and I set out for one last sail on Sea Major. Having liked Solomons Island so much, we took Matt back there for a night. We dined on some BBQ while the boys drank girly drinks at the Tiki Bar.
The following morning, we headed back to Annapolis and enjoyed one last evening of walking around town before Matt had to leave. To help ease the boredom of sailing life (and lack of fish caught) on our return journey, Matt did a few arts and crafts onboard; coming up with a miniature replica of Sea Major.
After dropping Matt off onshore, we anchored out for a few days and attempted to chip away at a few last minute boat projects. On Friday, we pulled Sea Major into a slip and unloaded everything into a moving truck. [Little did we know, that we would have to move everything into another truck after the first one died on us 15 minutes outside of Annapolis.]
Saturday was spent cleaning Sea Major from top to bottom. And that evening we got to meet up with our sailing friends, JR and Drena, on s/v Journey for one last hurrah.
Sunday was a very sad day for Sea Major and us. It marked the end of a year-long, 5,000 nm adventure and was the day the we put Sea Major up on the market in Annapolis. As much as we hope she finds a new family, we will truly miss her when she does. She was our first home and proved to be a very seaworthy vessel. Sea Major will always have a special place in our hearts and we thank her for keeping us safe while taking us to faraway lands!
Having said that, this is the last blog post I will write (besides a few random updates about Sea Major, Baby Kendrach-Rutkowski and where we end up living/working). It has been a pleasure sharing our stories with you. We hope you enjoyed traveling the world with us!!