Blue Turtle Cruising

Creative lights, festive attire and holiday cheer at the FMB Christmas Boat Parade

One of the great things about living aboard at Salty Sam’s Marina is that we get a front row seat to the staging of the annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade. Every year the parade starts at Salty Sam’s with boaters adding their last minute decorations or checking the lights before heading out on …

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Festive lights, friends & family at the FMB Boat Parade

The temperatures may feel like summer, but the holiday festivities have certainly arrived in Southwest Florida. And what holiday season would be complete without the annual Fort Myers Beach Boat Parade? This year marked our fourth year in attendance and second year as Salty Sam’s residents. It’s such a fun and festive reason to invite …

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Lights & festivities abound at the annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade

Salty Sam's sailboat Christmas Tree

Last weekend marked our third attendance at the annual Fort Myers Beach Boat Parade organized by the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce and hosted by Salty Sam’s Marina. Last year, we cruised from Snookbight Marina to Salty Sam’s to the stay the weekend and enjoy the parade which was being staged there. This year …

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FMB Christmas Boat Parade & Salty Sam’s “stay-cation”

This past weekend, we took Blue Turtle to Salty Sam’s Marina to stay 2 nights and watch the Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade.  We left Snook Bight on Friday afternoon and took a short cruise over to Salty Sam’s. On our way there, we were escorted by several pods of dolphin (Check out our …

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Blue Turtle is ready for the holidays

Before I get into the holiday stuff I thought I would mention that our blog is sporting a new look. I’ve revamped it some to hopefully make it easier to navigate. I also recently changed our blog feed service (the one that notifies you via email that a new post is available to read) over …

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FMB Christmas Boat Parade – Join in the festivities!

Come celebrate the Christmas spirit at the 28th Annual Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade. The parade is held on Saturday, December 3rd and starts at Salty Sam’s Marina and will pass though Matanzas Harbor and the first two canals of Siesta Isles. We participated in the parade in 2014 aboard a friend’s Mainship, Bon Foyeage, …

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