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Charleston And Points North

Puffin’s crew enjoyed a gorgeous sunrise at breakfast today while anchored in a piece of water a few hundred yards south of the Figure Eight swing bridge. It’s a no-name cove that’s also a “no-go” anchorage in anything but the calmest weather. It’s …

Gannets and Gulls

t’s three bells into the afternoon watch or so it would be if Puffin had a real ship’s clock. Puffin’s running up the coast to Charleston, accompanied by friends on the sloop, Civil Twilight, pictured above. It’s bright and sunny but the wind isn’t …

Farewell, Florida

The sun is setting over the mooring field at Fernandina, Puffin’s last stop in Florida for this season. It’s been another great winter here most of which was spent on the west coast. We’ve made some great new friends and had a chance to re-visit with…

New Smyrna, Florida

The lighthouse at Ponce De Leon (New Smyrna) Inlet (View Post…)

Goin’ South: SailBlogs 2013-04-01 17:54:13

Puffin is anchored in Rockhouse Creek, a little cove just outside of New Smyrna, Fl. Unexpectedly warm temperatures near 80 this evening convinced us to enjoy dinner on deck. It’s a pretty cove surrounded on two sides by little islands and overlook…

Ft. Meyers, A Reluctant Departure

Bike night in Ft. Meyers. We was thinkin’ we could look good on a puppy like this! LOL (View Post…)

Goin’ South: SailBlogs 2013-03-28 13:06:52

Bike Night. Not too many Suzukis in this crowd. (View Post…)

Goin’ South: SailBlogs 2013-03-28 13:02:06

Puffin departed Ft. Meyers yesterday to begin the cruise back across the Okeechobee and on up to Solomons, Maryland. But the crew certainly didn’t leave empty-handed. Three great months on Florida’s west coast has left us with a ditty-bag full of gre…

De Soto Pt and Boca Grande

Downtown Boca Grande (Continued…)

A Ft. Meyers Special

Puffin is now at the Legacy Harbor Marina in downtown Ft. Meyers. We stayed here last year and enjoyed both the Marina and it’s easy walking access to downtown. What we never realized until informed recently by friends, was that a very special donut …