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The Keys Way of Life

(Dec 8 to Dec 16)

It has been hot down here and very humid for most of the week so “dingh’n and drink’n” was on the menu.  Six dinghies and 14 people made it out on this run to Sombrero Beach on the ocean and when the beer ran out we end…

The Keys Way of Life

(Dec 8 to Dec 16)

It has been hot down here and very humid for most of the week so “dingh’n and drink’n” was on the menu.  Six dinghies and 14 people made it out on this run to Sombrero Beach on the ocean and when the beer ran out we end…

Home at Last

(Saturday Dec 8 – Dist: 118.3 mi; Avg Speed: 17 mph; TTT: 7:50 hrs)

We have arrived at our home for the winter.  Slip B 34 as seen above.  The Dockside Bar and Grill is in the bottom left hand corner and the Sombrero Golf and Country Club…

Home at Last

(Saturday Dec 8 – Dist: 118.3 mi; Avg Speed: 17 mph; TTT: 7:50 hrs)

We have arrived at our home for the winter.  Slip B 34 as seen above.  The Dockside Bar and Grill is in the bottom left hand corner and the Sombrero Golf and Country Club…

Venice then Naples FL

(Wednesday Dec 5 – Dist: 58.2 mi; TTT: 7:05 hrs)

Because of the delay in crossing the Gulf we decided to pick up the pace so that we would not miss our reservation in Marathon too badly.  When planning the trip we figured on spending a whole mont…

Treasure Island, FL

(Saturday Nov 24 – Dist: 18.5 mi; Temp: 78 F; TTT: 2:20 hrs)

Time for a mini vacation and the Treasure Island Tennis and Yacht Club is the perfect place.  The Olympic size swimming pool was heated to 84 degrees and had lounges …

Clearwater Beach, FL

Friday Nov 23 – Day of Rest

This part of the Gulf coast has similar sand to the pan handle; nice, white, powdery and squeaky.  It is a joy to walk on.

Although the temperature was in the low 70’s, the beach still had a lot of peo…

We are Alive But…

(Wednesday – Thursday Nov 21/22 – Dist: 202.8 mi; TTT: 26:30 hrs)

We are alive but there were times when I was wishing, well, something else.  Let me start at the beginning:

We have been waiting for over two weeks for some calm seas on the Gu…

Prudent: Yes, Yes, YES

(Friday Nov. 16 – Still in Apalachicola – Thankfully)

If you remember my previous post I was disappointed that we did not cross and was questioning the decision.

QUOTE:

Looks benign even pretty but we still sit here in Apalachicola. We did get excit…

Chicken or Prudent??

(Monday Nov. 12 – Dist: 31.4 mi; TTT: 4:15 hrs)

Looks benign even pretty but we still sit here in Apalachicola.  We did get excited Tuesday evening as a bunch (6-7) of Loopers decided that they were going to cross this morning.  The …