Blue Turtle Cruising

Spring Break cruising “stay-cation”

Last week we had my sister, Tracy, and nephews, Jack & Ryan, aboard for spring break. Since the kids were all out of school for a full week, our original plan was to head to the Keys and anchor out near Key West to do some spear fishing and kayaking and then head into Key …

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Post Christmas Cayo Costa trip

Every year between Christmas and New Years we take a trip on Blue Turtle. During this time, business slows down for both Randy and I and Corey is out of school. It gives us a good length of time to cruise and anchor out somewhere so we can all decompress and destress. But first, Captiva… …

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Memorial Day Weekend at Captiva & Cayo Costa

I’m finally getting around to posting about our fantastic Memorial Day weekend (last weekend) on anchor at Captiva and then Cayo Costa.  Randy, Corey and I first anchored for a night in our favorite Captiva spot where we dinghied to shore at Jenson’s Marina and hiked over to the beach near The Mucky Duck. After …

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South Seas Island Resort, Captiva

Last Saturday, Randy and I departed Snook Bight Marina and headed toward Captiva Island. We anchored right off of Tween Waters Inn and dinghy’ed ashore to have dinner and a Rogerita or two at The Green Flash restaurant. We only stayed one night there and the next morning we headed to South Seas Island Resort.  Randy …

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Weekend at Tween Waters Marina

We love Tween Waters Inn and Marina. What’s not to love about beautiful Captiva Island and staying at a resort and marina with the beach across the street, access to the pool and grill and several great restaurants? This past Friday, Randy, Corey, Sophie and I headed to Captiva Island for a fun-filled weekend. Randy …

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Easter weekend at Cayo Costa & Captiva

The local forecast for Easter weekend here was all doom and gloom. According to our local weather stations we were to have a 70-80% chance of precipitation on Friday and Saturday, but we weren’t going to let this keep us on the dock. Randy and I have been working our butts off painting the exterior …

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