Blue Turtle Cruising

Yesterday, we celebrated Corey’s 9th birthday by renting the largest sized pontoon boat that Snook Bight has. We loaded it up Corey’s friends and family (a total of 8 kids, 8 adults and one winer dog), a cooler, chairs and fishing gear. We did this last year for his birthday as well but rented a …

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Wednesday birthday dock party

This past Wednesday, we had a dock party to celebrate the March birthdays in our marina. There were 3 we celebrated: Kathleen, Inga and John. We converged on D dock around 5pm while Tom and Bill shucked oysters. We each brought a dish or appetizer and enjoyed the evening entertainment. Kevin played Happy Birthday on …

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This weekend, we had our first experience with the Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival. The Shrimp Festival, sponsored by the Lions Club, has been held each year since 1959 with all proceeds going to local Lions Club charities. The event has it’s own parade,  Shrimp Festival Queen and court, crafts expo and food booths with, shrimp …

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I say “finally” because we are a couple of weeks late to the Mardi Gras party…it is pretty much over. But do we care? Um, not so much. We had our usual Sunday evening dock party today, but Mary Kay set the theme a Mardi Gras, complete with her homemade seafood gumbo and shucked oysters. …

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Snook Bight Open House

Last Saturday, February 2nd our marina, Snook Bight, hosted an Open House to celebrate the completion of the floating docks. It was a grand party with people coming from all over by boat, car and bikes. It was a festive day around the docks with food, drink, raffles and even a golf contest where folks …

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Ok, so I’ve been waaaayy too busy with work to even think about boat projects to post here, but…I do have a new techie toy (yay!). I recently acquired a wide angle lens for my Canon SLR. I decided to get the Canon EF-S 10-22mm (I have a crop sensor camera) to broaden my viewable …

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Last weekend was sort of eventful. Other than our day at Big Carlos Pass, we had 2 birthdays in our marina: Tom and Bill. Tom’s birthday was actually last Friday, January 11th and Bill’s was the following Friday…so, of course,  we had to make it a weekend long event. A group of us decided to …

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After having the last two weeks off, my holiday vacation time was coming to a close. With this weekend being my last weekend of vacation freedom, we decided to relax around the marina and take in the sites of Fort Myers Beach (FMB). The images above were actually taken on Friday, but they were too …

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I haven’t posted since we moved to Snook Bight a couple weeks ago. I’ve been crazy busy trying to wrap up some work projects before my holiday vacation. We’ve settled into our new marina nicely and have really enjoyed it so far.  We’ve spent several evenings at the beach across the street taking in the …

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As you saw in my last post about live aboard marinas in southwest Florida, Randy and I were preparing to move from Cape Coral Yacht Basin to Snook Bight Marina. On Friday, we said our goodbyes in Cape Coral and pulled up our lines and headed to Snook Bight marina on Fort Myers Beach. We …

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