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Old 04-27-2016, 08:21 AM   #181
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That's very cool-- love the beer drinking patio.

You definitely have the nicest boat there!
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Old 04-27-2016, 09:39 AM   #182
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That's very cool-- love the beer drinking patio.

You definitely have the nicest boat there!
The first marina I have been to where I was the biggest boat there
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Old 04-27-2016, 01:37 PM   #183
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That place looks so friggin' cool!! Definitely my kinda place! Lotsa character!!!
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Old 04-28-2016, 08:04 AM   #184
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We have been having occasional but strong storms along the Northern Gulf Coast for the last couple of weeks Biloxi is catching it right now, keep a close watch on the WX.
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Old 04-28-2016, 08:21 AM   #185
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We have been having occasional but strong storms along the Northern Gulf Coast for the last couple of weeks Biloxi is catching it right now, keep a close watch on the WX.
I was just looking at it with MyRadar on my iPad. It seems to be head toward the Big Bend.
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Old 04-28-2016, 09:17 AM   #186
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Thanks guys. Tomorrow (Friday) is looking good for the crossing. This morning we had thick fog until about 8:30...
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Old 04-29-2016, 05:35 AM   #187
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A few shots of Steinhatchee. This has got to be the best stopover for those not wanting to do a night crossing to/from Carrabelle. The pool and showers are all part of the $1.00/ft and they even have little chalets if you wanted a break from the boat or had family and friends visiting.
Glad you posted that. I wasnt looking forward to doing an overnight by myself. any guess as to the depth on approach and at the docks?
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Old 04-29-2016, 07:02 AM   #188
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Take care and good luck on the crossing-Weather has been screwed up on the northern gulf coast. Look for a good window, if possible (forecast are not to accurate right now).
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Old 04-30-2016, 08:19 PM   #189
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Well, the crossing was...well kinda boring. Long southerly swells on the beam made it hard not to doze off! So here is a picture or two of Dog Island. A shrimper was there when we arrived but went back out long before dark. One other trawler cam in just before dark but as there is room for 100's of boats, not sure even what make.
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Old 04-30-2016, 10:28 PM   #190
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Glad your weather layed down a little..........Hope to see you at Spring Fling! Just registered.
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Old 04-30-2016, 10:54 PM   #191
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A boring crossing, the best kind!
Glad to hear it went well, we had a rough line of T'storms go through here this afternoon.
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Old 05-01-2016, 05:19 PM   #192
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Hopefully we have a boring crossing too. Plan to make the same crossing in a week or so from Clearwater to Dog Island on our way back home. That same crossing on the way down was rough but not as bad as the crossing to Key west. Five footers on the beam made for a long trip. Blue have a great rest of your trip.
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Old 05-01-2016, 08:15 PM   #193
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Thanks Roger! You have a safe trip too!
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Old 05-01-2016, 08:17 PM   #194
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Today was a long one (115 miles) but we are safely tied up at a friends house in Pensacola. We plan on staying 5 to 7 days before continuing so I will have plenty of time to post photos'

Right now it's shower and bed!!
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Old 05-03-2016, 07:21 AM   #195
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The erosion from speeding boats through these narrow sections is sad to see and will be expensive to repair!
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These 2 guys were camped out with their backpacks and Kayaks, headed to SW Florida. That's all we could gleam from the short conversation we had as we went by. You have to admire people like this.
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There were narrow sections on the way to Pensacola.....
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If you'all having half as much fun as we are on this trip, you are doing good!
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Old 05-03-2016, 07:36 AM   #196
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Pensacola Bay...I wonder how many Detroits it takes to compete with this.....
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Baobab, snug as a bug in a rug. Tied up at a friends house in Chico Bayou
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Old 05-03-2016, 08:26 AM   #197
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Blue, not Chico Bayou. It's Bayou Chico.
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Old 05-03-2016, 09:07 AM   #198
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Heck, Blue Bayou, Chico Bayou, it's all so confusing.....!
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Looks fun, Blue..........One of these days!
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Auh to cruise in clear water.
If you keep making friends alongthe way you may never have to rent a slip!
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