Crossed our Wake – The Day After – November 6, 2014

Island Time crossed her wake yesterday and arrived at the Cape Coral Yacht Basin to a crowd of family and friends. We were thrilled to see our family and friends standing at the dock to welcome us home. It has been the most incredible journey that we’ve ever taken. Many have described it as a […]

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Island Time Crossed Her Wake!!!!

Day 250 Miles Today: 31 SM; Total Miles: 5,069 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 Today we traveled from Cayo Costa to Cape Coral Yacht Basin and crossed our wake on The Great Loop. What an incredible journey this has been for Island Time and her crew, Steve and Gina, and boat puppies, […]

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Cayo Costa, Florida – November 4, 2014

Day 249 Miles Today: 35 SM; Total Miles: 5,038 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 After a nice night in Venice, we untied the lines at 8: 00 a.m. and followed Putz’n Around out of Crows Nest Marina. It was another beautiful day as we made our way south. It was an easy […]

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Venice, Florida – November 3, 2014

Day 248 Miles Today: 28 SM; Total Miles: 5,003 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 Today we passed 5,000 miles of travel on the Great Loop since March 1, 2014. After a nice night tied up to the dock at Moores’s Crabhouse, we untied the lines about 9:00 a.m. We’ve had so many […]

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Longboat Key, Florida – November 2, 2014

Day 247 Miles Today: 51 SM; Total Miles: 4,975 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 The winds finally calmed and it was time to leave Dunedin and head south. Brenda and Glenn on Young at Heart had decided to leave their boat nearby until after the first of year. So we said our […]

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Dunedin, Florida – November 1, 2014

Day 246 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 4,924 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 W-I-N-D-Y day!!! The wind has been blowing in the 20’s and 30’s mph all day. We stayed hunkered down today with boat chores, laundry and finally ventured out to Publix for a few groceries. We have 4 travel […]

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Dunedin, Florida – October 31, 2014

Day 245 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 4,924 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 Happy Halloween to all the ghosts and goblins!! Today was clean-up, a little relaxation and a visit from a longtime friend. After a good nights sleep, we tackled cleanup of the boat. Steve worked on the salt encrusted […]

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Gulf Crossing – Carrabelle to Dunedin , Florida – October 29-30, 2014

Day 243-244 Miles Today: 179 SM; Total Miles: 4,924 SM Locks Today: 0 ; Total Locks: 103 Big day– and night for us. It’s our Gulf Crossing day, from Carrabelle to Dunedin, Florida. We’ve been carefully watching the weather as a “dry” cold front was moving into the Gulf Coast. A dry front is one […]

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