Category Archives: FL

January 31, 2018: Goodbye, Marathon

After staying a month and a half in Boot Key Harbor, we were simultaneously eager to move on to new sights but sad to leave a place where we felt so at home.  The morning Cruisers’ nets, Tuesday afternoon dominos … Continue reading

Posted in FL, Moorings

Murals of Marathon, Part 2

The Marathon Mural project continues with some more entries. Tilden’s has a great mural that wraps around the building, but there were too many cars parked in front of the other side.  Maybe another time. I would need a better … Continue reading

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Murals of Marathon

Marathon is a vibrant city, and I don’t just mean the people.  Many of the buildings are painted with colorful murals, and they are often in the most unlikely places.  I enjoy hunting them down and photographing them. No mural … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Can’t Keep Marathon Down

When we were done having Mack Sails install our mast-mounted whisker pole in Ft. Pierce, we knew we had a little over a month before we planned to head to the Bahamas.  Where to go? Immediately we decided on Marathon.  … Continue reading

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December 3-12, 2017: St. Augustine to Ft. Pierce, FL

We left St. Augustine on December 3rd bound ultimately for Ft. Pierce.  Between St. Aug and Ft. Pierce was our only stretch of ICW on this trip, and I couldn’t be happier about that. December 3 saw us going from … Continue reading

Posted in Anchorages, FL, ICW, Marinas, Offshore

November 25-December 2, 2017: St. Augustine, FL

I realize that I kind of glossed over Brunswick, where we stayed the week of Thanksgiving.  It was a great stopover made even better by the Brunswick Landing Marina, which gets top billing in our book.  But on to more … Continue reading

Posted in FL, Moorings, Offshore

April 17-20, 2017: Offshore from Fernandina Beach, FL, to Beaufort, SC, to Charleston, SC

We left Fernandina Beach on April 17, 2017.  The overnight offshore passage from Fernandina Beach to Beaufort couldn’t have been more different from the last one we undertook (Miami to Vero Beach).  The winds were very light (0-10 knots), the … Continue reading

Posted in FL, Marinas, Offshore, SC