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Liveaboard Communities

There exists, we have discovered a community of people who live full time on their boats, generally in marinas but occasionally at moorings or anchorages. There are some marinas that welcome liveaboards, and others like ours at home, at which they are not particularly welcome.  1,072 more words

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Hammock Bay and Commache Cove Revisited

It has gotten chilly (55 degrees, which may not sound very chilly to our friends in the Northeast), overcast and windy again in the great state of Florida, so we ducked into Hammock Bay on the way north.  597 more words

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Against All Odds, We're in Stuart Again and It's Friday 13th

The weather on most of the east coast, including Florida has gone to the dogs (Gybo, cover your ears) and we are going to hole up in, of all places, the Hutchinson Island Marriott Marina, in Stuart, Florida.  1,285 more words

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It's a small, small world

We traveled north from Ft. Lauderdale to Lantana, FL and a Loggerhead Marina . The trip was uneventful, except for the 16 bascule bridges under which we had to pass. 692 more words

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Leaving Stuart

Although it’s hard to believe, we’ve been here for a month. Weather has been a mix of cloudy and cool, and sunny and warm. On most of the warm days, we’ve headed for the beach or the pool. 580 more words

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Words of Wisdom

One of our good friends, Paul Clapp, who is also a mariner (by that I mean experienced with and enjoys both sail and power boats) sent us the following words of wisdom after I posted about our woes with fog and rain et al..  213 more words

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The Gold Coast - A Month-long Sojourn

The area from roughly Vero Beach South on the Atlantic Coast of Florida is locally known as the Gold Coast, because, according to local legend, the Spaniards inadvertently left a lot of gold in the waters offshore..  1,669 more words

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