Blue Turtle Cruising

Yar! It’s Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach!

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Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach is always a blast. This marks our third year attending and this year was no different. We had planned to take Blue Turtle to Matanzas Bridge on the North end of the island to anchor for the weekend, but our generator currently isn’t working since we have the starter …

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Dinghy regatta to Doc Fords

Last Sunday a bunch of us from the marina gathered in our dinghies and headed to Doc Ford’s for an afternoon of fun, food & drinks and dancing in preparation for the Super Bowl festivities later that day. Randy’s father, April and his Uncle Gerry, visiting from Taiwan, came over from Punta Gorda to join us. …

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Shrimp Fest 2014 on Fort Myers Beach

This past weekend was Shrimp Fest on Fort Myers Beach. For two days the island gets bombarded with folks who come for the parade and festivities.  Last year we attended the parade which was earlier in the day. This year, the plan was to go down to Times Square (where the arts and crafts booths …

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