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Hurricane Irma Update

Hey everyone! I have been very bad at keeping you up to date on our recent adventures, and I apologize! We have been in Key Largo since March and decided instead of hurrying off to the Bahamas and rushing through them, we chose to weather hurricane season here.  The main factor...

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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....