Monthly Archives: November 2011

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Hi Friends, You’ve just gotten a bunch of posts updating you on our journey of getting into Mobile, AL and Turner’s Marina to into the Gulf of Mexico. We arrived safe and sound in Fort Myers, FL on Sunday afternoon. … Continue reading

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Day 31 – An Amazingly Beautiful Night

Saturday, November 12, 2011 Gulf of Mexico  N 28 35’ W 083 52’  to N 26 37’ W 082 14’ La Costa Island, Florida (See Photos – Week 5, Day 31) Last night we sailed through the night. Terry and … Continue reading

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Day 30 – Tag-a-long

Friday, November 11, 2011 Gulf of Mexico N 29 40’ W 85 16’ Anchorage to N 28 35’ W 083 52’ (See Photos – Week 5, Day 30) We had good wind to raise the main, fore and staysails. Depending … Continue reading

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Day 29 – One to Six Books

Thursday, November 10, 2011 Gulf of Mexico N 30 21’ W 087 00’ to N 29 40’ W 85 16’ Anchorage (See Photos – Week 5, Day 29) The morning routine was pretty normal – roll out of bed shortly … Continue reading

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Day 28 – “Hello Gulf of Mexico”

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Turner Marina to Gulf of Mexico N 30 14’ W 87 27’ (See Photos – Week 4, Day 28) Although my alarm was set for 6:30, I woke up at five o’clock and began thinking about … Continue reading

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Day 28 – Leaving Mobile

Hi Friends, Just a quick note to let you know we’re almost about to cast off our lines from Turner’s Marina on Dog River near Mobile. We’ll be sailing 24 hours a day from here to Fort Myers, FL out … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Take Two

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Turner Marina (See Photos – Week 4, Day 27) Oatmeal is the standard fare for breakfast when we’ve been underway. Eggs and bacon, and grits if we have them, take a while to cook so I’ve … Continue reading

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