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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...

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To Grandmothers House We Go

We were anchored in clearwater for a day or two as we recovered from our journey. I was so relieved to have made the 200 mile trip and sorta feel like a real sailor now! We were excited to get to St. Petersburg as my grandmother lives in the area....