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Palafox Marina Pensacola to Bluewater Bay Marina near Niceville, Fl. 53 Miles

Sunday March 8, 2018We left our slip at Palafox Marina at 9:20 it was breezy and the temp. had gotten down to 47 early this morning. About an hour later we were passing under the Pensacola Beach Bridge, the ICW here runs between the beach islands and t…

Lulu’s Homeport to Palafox Marina Pensacola

March 28, 2018 Wednesday  Breezy, cool, 32 milesWe left Lulu’s at 9 am as usual there was lots of pontoon, speed and fishing boat traffic along this stretch of the ICW. We had no problems and enjoyed the scenery. As we passed by Perdido Key and go…

Point Cadet Biloxi to Lulu’s Homeport Orange Beach Al

March 25, 2018  Sunday. Cool, clear, light winds  75 miles todayWe left Point Cadet Marina at 6:45 AM, the weather looks good for the trip across Mobile Bay which can often be choppy. We cruised along the Intracoastal for a few hours then pas…

Gulfport to Biloxi,MS

March 24, 2018 Saturday Gulfport to Point Cadet Marina Biloxi – 16 milesWe left the slip and went to the fuel dock to get some diesel, everything went fine, we took on 70 gallons to fill the tanks. We left the marina at 1:20 it was breezy with 2′ chop …

Seabrook Marina to Gulfport Harbor MS.

March 23, 2018 Friday Seabrook to Gulfport, MS Clear, cool , light breeze 70 miles todayWe departed Seabrook Marina at 7:30 AM  we had a 25 min wait for the RR bridge to open, a train was shuffling cars. Once through there we entered the ICW, we p…

MVGUMBO 2018-04-15 13:14:00

March 22, 2018  Thursday  Boomtown to Seabrook Marina New Orleans,  15 milesWe departed Boomtown 9:15 AM clear, cool weather, light breeze. We had about a 2 hour wait to enter Harvey lock as there were several tows (tugs with barges) ahe…

MVGUMBO 2018-04-15 11:49:00

March 21, 2018 Wed.   Houma to Boomtown Casino, 52 miles  We left our slip at 9 AM, A nice clear day light breeze. I noticed a slight vibration once we got going it wasn’t too bad but I worried it might get worse. So I called around and …

MVGUMBO 2018-04-15 11:12:00

 March 20, 2018  TuesdayWe loaded most of our gear onto the boat during the day, then returned home to drop off the car and pick up the last few items for the trip. Kevin L. gave us a lift from home to the boat so we don’t have to leave our v…

Trip to Gros Place Marina, Four Mile Bayou, Lake Verette, Louisiana Feb 26- 28, 2016

   Friday Feb 26, 2016We hadn’t been out in the boat for a good while so we decided to take a short trip up to Gros Place for the weekend. It is on Four Mile Bayou on the south end of Lake Verette. We left the home slip at 9:30 on a cool clea…

MVGUMBO 2013-05-10 20:34:00

Thursday May 9, 2013  posted on Friday May 10.Pontchartrain Landing Marina  ICW mile 5,+3, East of Harvey Lock  to Houma Louisiana Mile 58 WHLMiles today 66We left Potchatrain landing about 8 AM, it was cool and calm, still sha…