Monthly Archives: February 2017

Feb. 20-21, 2017: Offshore from Vero Beach to Dinner Key, FL

Our original plan was to get from Vero Beach to Dinner Key in a series of three hops:  down the ICW from Vero Beach to an anchorage near Stuart; down the ICW from Stuart to Lake Worth; and then offshore … Continue reading

Posted in FL, Moorings, Offshore

“Velcro” Beach

We’ve been in Vero Beach for a few days and have generally enjoyed it very much.  Vero Beach bills itself as “the gateway to the tropics,” and the city is teeming with lush plants, from bamboo to palm trees to … Continue reading

Posted in FL, Moorings

Feb. 10-13, 2017: St. Augustine to Vero Beach, FL

Feb. 10, 2017:  St. Augustine to Daytona Beach, FL We left the St. Augustine mooring field in strong current and had a great day of motoring through the ICW down to Daytona Beach.  We had to really make some miles … Continue reading

Posted in Anchorages, FL, ICW, Marinas, Moorings

Feb. 7-9, 2017: St. Augustine, FL

We interrupt this blog entry for an important announcement:  we have gone uptown with this blog so that we can put more pictures in the posts.  Since we are now paying for it, you may notice a change in the … Continue reading

Posted in FL

Feb. 6, 2017: Jacksonville Beach to St. Augustine, FL

Since we were at a marina and weren’t leaving until mid-morning in order to time the tide, we spent the morning taking advantage of marina life:  dumping every scrap of trash, cleaning the hull (at least on one side), rinsing … Continue reading

Posted in FL, ICW, Moorings

Feb. 5, 2017: Cumberland Island, GA, to Jacksonville Beach, FL

We said goodbye to Cumberland Island this morning and motored down the ICW.  I was stunned at the amount of Hurricane Matthew damage we saw in Fernandina Beach:  three sailboats had been washed high up ashore, and there was at … Continue reading

Posted in FL, GA, ICW, Marinas

Feb. 3-4, 2017: Cumberland Island National Seashore, GA

There are three docks that the public can use to access Cumberland Island, but unfortunately, the two closest to the ICW, Dungeness and Sea Camp, are closed to the public due to storm damage from Hurricane Matthew.  Dinghies can be … Continue reading

Posted in Anchorages, GA