Author Archives: Captain Dan
On Saturday we left Lake Panasoffkee and drove to Marianna where we stayed at Dove’s Rest RV Park. Today (Sunday) was our final day on the road. We left early and we’re taking it easy westbound on I-10. We’re all ready to be home again!
Wednesday we sailed from Rodriguez to Biscayne Bay at No Name Harbor. From there, on Thursday, we sailed back to Ft. Lauderdale. Along the way, we stopped for an ocean swim. Back at the dock, we organized gear for our return road trip.Friday, we drove up the Florida Turnpike to Lake Panasoffkee where we spent … Continue reading
Yesterday we sailed from Key West to Bahia Honda. We explored Bahia Honda State Park and went spearfishing under the bridge. We towed some of the lighter crew members on paddle boards behind the dinghy.This morning (Tuesday) we departed early to head up the island chain. We topped up fuel in Marathon, then stopped at … Continue reading
Yesterday at Bahia Honda was the best day ever for the crew. Last night was a true joy to see the happy smiles, laughter and positivity.
We spent Sunday anchored in Key West. Ashore, some of our crew visited the Mel Fisher Treasure Museum; others visited the Shipwreck Treasure Museum and Tower. We picked up a wingnut for the grill (free!) at West Marine. We visited a few souvenir shops, of course.A few witnessed a ridiculous slow motion road rage incident … Continue reading
We had a good night in Marathon and today went to The Tackle Box to get some fishing gear. We sailed to Key West this afternoon and are now anchored off Fleming Key. We had spaghetti for dinner. We’re going to spend the day in Key West tomorrow.Our plan for Monday is to get moving … Continue reading
Yesterday, we took an extra day at Rodriguez Key to regroup and get some much-needed rest. We dinghied in to Key Largo where we went to the grocery store to stock up on ice and supplies, went to Diver’s Direct, and the ice cream shop. We topped up fuel for the dinghy as well. We … Continue reading
Yesterday we sailed from No Name Harbor at Key Biscayne to Key Largo Dry Rocks where we snorkeled the reef. On the way there, Justin caught an 8 lb Little Tunny fish. At the reef, we saw all kinds of fish and coral and Christ of the Abyss, a 9′ tall 4000 lb underwater statue. … Continue reading
Well, we made it to Key Largo finally. Our engine water pump died 7 miles from our campsite. We got a shuttle for the crew and a tow truck for the RV. RV and people are now at Paradise Island RV Park. The shuttle will take us to the boat in the morning. While we’re … Continue reading
We’ve completed the next leg of our road trip and are now secure at Roadrunner RV Resort in Ft. Pierce. Dinner’s on the stove and the crew is out exploring.