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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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A view from the park

Jacksonville Free Dock, Fl – March 21, 2014

Day 21 Miles Today: 43 SM; Total Miles: 408 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 The lines were off the dock at 7:30 a.m. and we headed out the San Sebasti├ín River for the 2 mile trip to the Matanzas River/ICW. Once on the ICW, we made a quick stop for a pump-out at […]

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St. Augustine, Fl – March 20, 2014

Day 20 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 365 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Today was our final catch-up day. We leave tomorrow for Jacksonville. Steve returned the rental car, cleaned the outside of the boat, replaced the windless cover, filled water tanks, and made engine checks. For me, it was laundry and […]

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St. Augustine Lighthouse

St. Augustine Beach, Fl – March 19, 2014

Day 19 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 365 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 We’re still in St. Augustine and will stay here until Friday. We like the City, the marina is a good deal and we don’t want to move North too fast. So we rented a car today to do some […]

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Weather Report posted in the marina

St. Augustine, Fl – March 17-18, 2014

Day 17 and 18 Miles Today: 0 SM; Total Miles: 365 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Monday, March 17 “Rainy days and Mondays always get me down …..” A nice Carpenter’s song and lyrics. It’s raining and it’s Monday…. But we’re NOT down. Maybe inside all day but not down. It rained all […]

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View of the Matanzas River from Castilli de San Marcos

Tour of St. Augustine, Fl – March 16, 2014

Day 16 Miles Today: 3 SM; Total Miles: 365 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 Last night was nice and calm on the mooring ball just off the St. Augustine Municipal Marina. Since the weather was expected to change tonight, we had made reservations at the a Rivers Edge Marina on the San Sebastian […]

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Beautiful sunrise over Ponce De Leon Inlet

Mooring at St. Augustine, Fl – March 15, 2014

Day 15 Miles Today: 68 SM; Total Miles: 362 SM Locks Today: 0; Total Locks: 5 It was a long day today from our anchorage near New Smyrna Beach to St. Augustine. We had originally planned to anchor out about half way between but the weather forecast convinced us we should get to St. augustine […]

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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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