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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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Dolphin in air

Dolphins, dolphins and more dolphins

One of the great advantages of a trawler is that they seem to attract dolphins.  The combination of the hull design (displacement or semi-displacement) and speed (we usually cruise 6-8 knots, i.e. 7-9 mph) seem to attract dolphins to ride in our wake.  We often see a pod of dolphins that will move directly toward […]

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Sunset at Franklin Lock Jan 2013

Franklin Locks again!

Franklin Locks is a great weekend getaway. Since our grandsons, Jackson and Ryan, had a day off from school, Steve, the boys, Tracy and I decided to make it a special weekend at Franklin Locks… and we were not disappointed. Joining us for the trip were Herb and Maryanne on Sorry Kids. The weather was […]

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