Blue Turtle Cruising

Jewfish Basin and an early arrival to Key West

The morning we left for Jewfish Basin, Randy discovered a fuel leak in our generator. He troubleshooted the issue for a couple of hours before we left and discovered it was due to an injector line that might have had a hairline crack in it. Since it wasn’t leaking too bad, we decided to head on to our …

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Tour the U.S.C.G. Cutter Ingham, Key West

As mentioned in the previous post, we visited the U.S.C.G. Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum while we were in Key West. The Ingham is the most decorated vessel in the Coast Guard fleet and was the only cutter to ever be awarded two Presidential Unit Citations. The Ingham is located in Old Town Key West in …

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Key West, July 5-10, 2016

Our week in Key West was mainly one of work and catching up on emails, but we did manage to have some fun. Mornings and days were for working and each day I went around the corner to workout at the Key West 24 Hour Fitness Center, sometimes taking Corey with me. Late afternoons and …

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4th of July in Key West

On Sunday, July 3rd, after Randy’s family departed, we spent the day catching up on laundry and cleaning the boat, after that we went out for drinks and dinner and called it a night. Monday, July 4th, I decided to check out a new gym just around the corner from the marina, Key West 24 …

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5 great advantages living aboard and planning a vacation on your boat

As a few folks might already know, we have been planning a trip to the Keys this summer. While we’ve been out plenty of times for extended weekends, this will be our first major trip on Blue Turtle. Our plan (weather permitting, of course) is to head to the Dry Tortugas first, then on to …

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