Friday, October 30, 2009

Aboard Magic in Miami

Life seems to fall together once again. I am officially employed, living, and working on a 130' 18 million dollar yacht in South Beach Miami. I was in Ft. Lauderdale less then 48 hours before getting a phone call that eventually lead me to a job. I didn't know what to expect to find during my treck into the unknown South Florida. I've had little time to process it all since there is so much work to be done. I also apologizes for my lack of communication the last few weeks. I've just been trying to desern my own goals, wants, needs, and future. But for now I'm cozy in my cabin ready and able to work with a good crew and captain. We're off to the Bahamas in a week and then back to Miami.I promise I'll write and process all that is happening to me soon. For now this jumbled message to my friends and the universe will have to safice.

Amanda Mar
Miami Beach, Florida

Monday, October 26, 2009

Day One Fort Lauderdale

After a long trip south in the Euro Van with captain Buck I've arrived in Ft. Lauderdale for the boat show. Checked into the crew house and walked to the canal to gawk at the mega yachts coming up and down the inter-coastal canal. Bow thrusters pushing back and forth as boats wait impatiently for the draw bridge to gain entry up canal. Sitting at a key west salty bar with internet watching them go buy. I'm trying my best to keep my confidence up. Stay strong, be friendly and meet everyone and anyone willing to help me find a paying job. Not sure where to look yet so I'm wide eyed wondering around the water way. The trip down was good. A day and a half in Panama City beach, a day trip to Apalachicola, an over night in Melbourne, a quick trip to see Ben in Sebastian, then two nights in Stuart, and now to Ft. Lauderdale. A lot of miles down and a lot ahead of me. Tonight I'm tired with sore feet and a hard nights sleep last night. Onward through the fog. Wish me luck.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Video: Water Tour of Camden Harbor

This is some fotage I took during Labor day weekend in Camden Harbor. 2 quick minutes of beauty the show what I got to explore during my moth in Maine.
Amanda Mar