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Sanibel Island 

From Cayo Costa our next destination was Sanibel Island.  We got an early start and the weather was favorable, so we went out into the gulf to sail the 35mile trip.  It was a beautiful sail! Perfect conditions, winds from the east so the seas were light.  We were greeted...

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Pelican Bay at Cayo Costa 

After leaving Bradenton we continued down the ICW to Sarasota.  Erik was extremely disappointed because we just had two AWESOME sailing days in a row and he wanted it to keep going but because the ICW was so narrow and shallow it put a damper on our sailing fun.  We...

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Egmont Key

Our next destination is the Florida Keys, but we knew we wanted to take our time and explore the southwest coast of florida. We chose Egmont Key as our first stop. This is a relatively exposed anchorage, so we made sure to pick a night when the winds were calm....

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Finishing Up in Gulfport

Gulfport was a great anchorage with an awesome dinghy dock.  It was so convienently located to grandma’s.  After the holidays were over Erik and I had the inspiration to knock out some major projects.  They were major work and major budget busters, but I feel good about our investments! My most...