Our last day and night in Norfolk. I checked out at customs and filled out the paperwork so that the United States import duties can be refunded. One more night with dinner at Hooter's and then we are off for warmer waters! Finally!

Bernd and Carmen on Zanshin Bernd and Carmen aboard during a warm day prior to our departure from Norfolk for the Caribbean.
(2011-12-07 22:34:10 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/3.5, 1/50s] ISO 100 Focus 7.94m)
[36°50'39.31"N 76°17'33.79"W (facing SE)]
Bernd and Carmen on Zanshin
American Rover at Norfolk A classic ship, the American Rover is used for day trips and other occasions in the Norfolk/Hampton area.
(2011-12-07 22:35:21 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/4.0, 1/40s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
[36°50'38.11"N 76°17'35.1"W (facing SE)]
American Rover at Norfolk
Elizabeth River Ferry This ferry constantly went back and forth, the paddlewheel fooled us for a bit until we realized that it was just for show as it didn't quite follow the boat movements and directions.
(2011-12-07 22:41:00 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/4.5, 1/15s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
[36°50'36.22"N 76°17'30.04"W (facing SE)]
Elizabeth River Ferry
Norfolk gulls Gulls like this kept our decks from staying too pristine and clean...
(2011-12-07 22:39:50 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/4.5, 1/80s] ISO 100 Focus 7.94m)
[36°50'36.31"N 76°17'30.51"W (facing S)]
Norfolk gulls
Dreary stratus clouds in Norfolk These clouds and the winds kept up from departing - the night before we left the front passed us with gusts far over 30 knots.
(2011-12-07 20:05:38 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/5.6, 1/125s] ISO 100 Focus 3.76m)
[36°50'40.7"N 76°17'34.49"W (facing W)]
Dreary stratus clouds in Norfolk
Megayacht Bequia This beautiful new yacht was built in New England and the hull is made of cold-molded wood.
(2011-12-07 22:39:23 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/3.5, 1/50s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
[36°50'36.31"N 76°17'29.93"W (facing NE)]
Megayacht Bequia
Norfolk Mermaids Mermaids such as this one were dotted all around the recently revamped Norfolkk downtown area.
(2011-12-07 20:05:21 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/7.1, 1/200s] ISO 400 Focus 10.60m)
[36°50'40.04"N 76°17'34.43"W (facing SW)]
Norfolk Mermaids
Nakesa docked in Norfolk This beautiful Swan, Nakesa, accompanied us in VHF range for much of the passage from there to the Caribbean.
(2011-12-07 22:37:21 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/4.8, 1/50s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
[36°50'36.62"N 76°17'31.3"W (facing NE)]
Nakesa docked in Norfolk
Shipyards working on naval vessels The docks across from our marina saw heavy work all day and part of the night on these varied navy ships.
(2011-12-07 22:36:52 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/4.2, 1/30s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
[36°50'37.21"N 76°17'32.84"W (facing SE)]
Shipyards working on naval vessels
USS Wisconsin BB-64 The USS Wisconsin is now a permanent exhibit and museum in downtown Norfolk at Nauticus. Her career spanned many years and wars.
(2011-12-07 20:11:08 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/5.6, 1/125s] ISO 100 Focus 5.96m)
[36°50'52.7"N 76°17'36.57"W (facing W)]
USS Wisconsin BB-64
USS Wisconsin BB-64 The USS Wisconsin is now a permanent exhibit and museum in downtown Norfolk at Nauticus. Her career spanned many years and wars.
(2011-12-07 20:11:44 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/5.6, 1/125s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
[36°50'52.41"N 76°17'37.2"W (facing NW)]
USS Wisconsin BB-64
USS Wisconsin BB-64 The USS Wisconsin is now a permanent exhibit and museum in downtown Norfolk at Nauticus. Her career spanned many years and wars.
(2011-12-07 20:11:50 NIKON D7000 with a "18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6" lens. [f/5.0, 1/60s] ISO 100 Focus ∞)
[36°50'52.4"N 76°17'37.79"W (facing NW)]
USS Wisconsin BB-64
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