Blue Turtle Cruising

Settling back into marina life after Irma

A reader emailed us the other day asking how we were since there hasn’t been a blog post since September.  We certainly appreciate the checking in, but I told him quite frankly that we really haven’t been up to much. This blog tends to go quiet in the hot months of summer, from July-October down …

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Yar! It’s Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach!

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Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach is always a blast. This marks our third year attending and this year was no different. We had planned to take Blue Turtle to Matanzas Bridge on the North end of the island to anchor for the weekend, but our generator currently isn’t working since we have the starter …

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Fort Myers Beach 10th Annual Pirate Festival

Randy and I first attended the Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival last year. Our friend, Mary Kay hooked us up with pirate costumes and we all went out. It was a blast and we decided then that we wouldn’t miss this event again. This year, we decided to get off the dock and take Blue …

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Pirates invade Fort Myers Beach

This weekend, we attended the 9th annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival, a weekend-long celebration of everything about being a pirate. Everyone was decked out in their pirate-y best  and plundered the beach to attend events, booths, contests, hear live music and more. Thankfully, our friend Mary Kay happened to pick us up a couple of …

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