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Snug Harbor Lighthouse

Hopewell Bay Anchorage – Georgian Bay, Ontario – July 2, 2014

Day 124 Miles Today: 31 SM; Total Miles: 2,446 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 80 At 7:00 a.m. we untied the lines at Big Sound Marina and headed across the large and deep Parry Sound. At times we saw 350 feet in Parry Sound. It was windy and there was a light chop on […]

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Finally past the  barge

At Anchor – Steamboat Creek, Edisto Island, S.C.-April 12, 2014

Day 43 Miles Today: 43 SM; Total Miles: 667 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 It was difficult to leave Lady Island Marina this morning. It’s a nice marina with great staff and residents. We left at 7:15 a.m., about 45 minutes before high tide. Alan and Kathy (Panacea) left just before us. Loopers […]

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At Anchor – Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia – March 22, 2014

Day 22 Miles Today: 30 SM; Total Miles: 438 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 The day began with a brief rain shower about 6 a.m. and at daylight (no sunrise today) it was very overcast. We left the Jacksonville dock at 7:45 a.m. at low tide. We wanted to get to Cumberland Island […]

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The Haulover Canal

At Anchor- Rock House Anchorage, New Smyrna Beach, Fl – March 14, 2014

Day 14 Miles Today: 37 SM; Total Miles: 294 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 After topping off the fuel tanks, we left Titusville Municipal Marina about 9:30 a.m. Once out in the channel of Indian River it was breezy with a light chop. Then the ICW makes a sharp turn into Haulover Canal […]

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At Anchor- Melbourne Causeway, Florida – March 9, 2014

Day 9 Miles Today: 34 SM; Total Miles: 215 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 It was beautiful last night and the usual afternoon wind died down to perfectly calm. This morning Steve took the dingy to shore to drop off garbage and ran into Tony of Summer Recess. They must have come into […]

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Cody loves the dinghy ride to shore

Vero Beach City Mooring Field, Florida – March 8, 2014

Day 8 Miles Today: 15 SM; Total Miles: 181 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Another short cruising day. Love it! We know it won’t always be like this but we’re enjoying working into this cruising thing … gotta build up our stamina. We really enjoyed Ft. Pierce and could have stayed longer. Before […]

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Sunset at Stuart, Florida

At Anchor -Hoggs Cove – Near Jensen Beach, Florida- March 4, 2014

Day 4 Miles Today: 25 SM; Total Miles: 139 SM Locks Today: 1; Total Locks: 5 With a short trip planned for today, we didn’t leave the marina as early as we have the previous days. So we finished a few morning chores, took Cody and Cailee for a walk, and chatted with dock neighbors, […]

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Relaxing on the bow of Island Time

Merwin Key weekend

After weeks on the docks, we were ready to escape to one of our favorite anchorages for the weekend. Merwin Key is a small island just off Pine Island and Sanibel Island. It’s mostly mangrove so it isn’t a place you can land a dinghy, but it’s a beautiful, peaceful spot with good wind protection […]

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