Blue Turtle Cruising

Post-holiday cruising in SWFL

Every year, right after Christmas we always take some time to get in some cruising. With both of us working full-time and having a teenager with his own busy schedule, we haven’t really had the time to get off the dock as much as we would like. Post holidays is always a great time for …

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Father’s Day cruise to Merwin Key

Blue Turtle anchored at Lighthouse Beach, Sanibel Island

This past weekend, we celebrated Randy’s birthday and Father’s Day with a weekend trip to Merwin Key. This is one of our favorite, nearby, anchorages since it only take 2 hours to get there. Merwin Key is a small island off of Pine Island and Sanibel Island and right near Picnic Island, a small oasis …

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A weekend trip to Merwin Key

With Christmas around the corner, Randy and I decided to get away from the marina for a quick weekend trip. This was also a great opportunity to test out our new windlass system that we had installed a couple weeks ago. We headed out Saturday morning, December 22nd, and planned to come home the morning …

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