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Author Archives: Captain Dan

Sailors on the Road Trip

The road trip is going well. We’ve put about 600 miles on a new set of windshield wipers! The sky is clear now and we’ve got about 3 hours to Key Largo. All is well…

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We will be departing very soon…

We’ll be leaving in hopefully less than 1 hour from SSC and driving to Tallahassee tonight. The weather forecast during the drive is for rain, so we’ll take it slow and easy. We’ll continue our journey by road tomorrow (Friday) from Tallahassee to Key Largo. There is a good chance of rain in Tallahassee tomorrow … Continue reading »

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We are two weeks out…

There are only two weeks before we head out! Now is the time to be getting your stuff together. First, and most important, make sure you have a passport and get it to me as soon as you can so I can input the data into our float plan. Along with that, if you still … Continue reading »

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Upcoming Trip Route

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Spring 2018 Trip to Bahamas

Our next trip to the Bahamas will be over Easter holidays March 29-April 8, 2018. We’ll be sailing the 45′ Lagoon catamaran “Adagio” out of Key Largo. Most of our crew are “repeats” meaning that they enjoyed the trip so much the first time, that they want to do it again. Now is the time … Continue reading »

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Day 9 – Safely back to the Florida Keys

Last night we stayed in Cat Cay Marina – very nice. We left there at 7am today and pulled into our anchorage at Rodriguez Key at about 7pm. The Gulf Stream crossing went very well with winds about 15 mph and moderate seas. Tonight we’ll grill some burgers and enjoy one last night on the … Continue reading »

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Day 5 – A great day in the Bahamas

Wow, what a day! We started with bacon, eggs, and toast and it just got better and better. We helped our friends get set up for a picnic on the beach. At the picnic, we had Bahamian mac and cheese, chicken, ham, potato salad, pineapple, and much more. The kids snorkeled and swam off the … Continue reading »

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Day 4 – Update from Bimini

Today was a relax and recover day. We started out with bacon and eggs thanks to Chef Bob Sayle at 3:30 am. I cleared us through customs and immigration. Some activities during the day: church, beach, snorkeling, explored a shipwreck, Bob was almost eaten by a shark – oh wait, it was actually a rock, … Continue reading »

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Day 3 – Arrived safely at Weech’s Dock

We survived the crossing to Bimini. Showers and wifi – what else does one need?

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Day 2 – Made it to Key Largo

We made it to Key Largo and spent the night aboard Big Easy II.

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