Blue Turtle Cruising

Marathon Marina, July 6 – 13, 2014

The past week here in Marathon was spent on the dock, working (for Randy), catching up on the blog (me) and running errands—getting air tanks refilled, grocery, dive shop outlet for new mask for me and fins for Corey, ordering a new part for the generator, etc. The marina we are staying at, Marathon Marina, …

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Fun + boat projects

Usually “fun” and “boat projects” don’t fall in the same sentence and in this case, they don’t. This is what’s been going on for the last 2 1/2 weeks and they have been BUSY. We’ve had some fun…a dinghy trip to New Pass (finally!) with our newly fixed prop, a visit from Randy’s cousin Todd …

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Day cruise on Bon Foeyage

Last weekend, we helped celebrate our friend Tom’s birthday. Saturday evening, a bunch of folks from the dock met up at Las Olas for some drinks and dinner. The next day, Sunday, Dick and Inge invited everyone for a day cruise to Rum Runner’s restaurant in Cape Coral on their 40′ Main Ship, Bon Foeyage.  …

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New Year’s on Fort Myers Beach

Island Time at FMB mooring field

After our overnight stay at Naples City Dock, we headed north back to our home port of Fort Myers Beach to spend New Years with family & friends. We had been away from our home port dock for 4 nights and we weren’t ready to head into Snook Bight just yet, so we stopped at …

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Tamale dock party at Snook Bight

After we returned Monday from our weekend out on the mooring ball, my parents came into Snook Bight the following day, Tuesday. It was their anniversary, and since they were already on Fort Myers Beach, they decided to come to Snook Bight to stay a night and have a celebratory dinner at Bay Front Bistro, …

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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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