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Old 05-22-2013, 12:07 PM   #101
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If you want to stay on the beach side I like the Clearwater Municipal Marina. It is just across the street from a great beach. Many restaurants within walking distance.

The Harborage and St Pete Muncipal Marinas are really nice places also. You can walk to Publix, drug stores, West Marine. The Salvador Dahli Museum is a must see. The Columbia Restaurant out on the pier is very good.

You can't go wrong either way. Either is good for a few days. I have not had a problem with safety at either.
I agree with all that! I would also add into the mix Twin Dolphin marina just south of St. Pete in downtown Bradenton...great downtown district right at the footstep of the marina and nice spot.
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:14 PM   #102
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Headin to St. Pete but I'm gonna turn before the bridge and head north
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:21 PM   #103
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Clearwater marina looks nice
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:27 PM   #104
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:27 PM   #105
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Clearwater marina looks nice
David, if you have a few more days to kill, Tarpon Springs is a good place for a few days. Great Greek food. Santorinis is my favorite restaurant there. They have a small municipal marina in the heart of the district.
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:37 PM   #106
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Am I ok going this way into Clearwater. Along the bridge?
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:51 PM   #107
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I know yinz think retirement is easy but I gotta tell ya there's a lot of stress making these big decisions every day on what to do.
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Old 05-22-2013, 01:12 PM   #108
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I know yinz think retirement is easy but I gotta tell ya there's a lot of stress making these big decisions every day on what to do.
David you are up to the task. That's why you were paid the big bucks so that you could retire in luxury.

Yeah that's a long, straight, and narrow channel going along the causeway. It will open into Boca Ciega Bay. There is a Leverock's Seafood restaurant with a dock on your port side. Good stop for lunch.

It will be a fairly slow slog with some bridges up to Clearwater through the narrows. Sit back and enjoy the ride.
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See any pirates over there?
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Old 05-22-2013, 01:55 PM   #110
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See any pirates over there?
No but I coulda swore I heard a banjo
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No but I coulda swore I heard a banjo
You haven't hit that place yet...

Gotta go up some rivers.
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They can.
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Dropping the anchor for a nooner?
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What's wrong with summer?
Mosta them rich people just use um in the winter
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Mosta them rich people just use um in the winter
You're cruising in a yacht & your not richer than most of them??

Really.
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