Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Big Bend – Part II

Black Friday was a beautiful day, with mostly flat waters in the gulf.  No time for Christmas shopping today! We left River Haven Marina in Steinhatchee, and followed our plotted course through the gulf.  It was the perfect day to … Continue reading

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The Big Bend – Part I

Monday morning we said goodbye to Port St. Joe, and headed back up the channel that joins the Intercoastal Waterway (or ICW).  The weather was nice – sunny with a few clouds and low wind.  The ICW in this stretch is … Continue reading

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Smack Bayou – Oops & Port St. Joe

On Wed morning we left Destin behind, but not until we enjoyed a fabulous breakfast at the Harbor Docks.  It was a rather dreary day, gray and overcast with occasional spritzes of rain. We went through 3 large bays and a dredged … Continue reading

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Destination Destin

Monday morning, 11/12 we got an early start and departed Pensacola.  The winds were calmer, although there was rain in the forecast for later in the  day.  We headed south through the bay, and got on the Intercoastal Waterway channel.  … Continue reading

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Pensacola – City of Five Flags

The cove ended up being ‘home’ for another night, as we relished the calm waters and white sand.  Dolphins surfaced, and one heron guarded the cove.  Sailboats anchored out, and flounder fishermen putted through the cove with their ‘pitchfork’ spears … Continue reading

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Mobile Bay to Pensacola

The scenery has changed dramatically since we left the inland river system behind and have reached saltwater.  We left our anchorage on the Tensau on the morning of Monday, Nov 5th.  Light south winds were an important factor in our … Continue reading

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The Tenn-Tom

It’s been a while since I posted anything, but it’s not for lack of trying.  Our Internet connection has been lousy at best, and is not the greatest right now.  But I will give it a whirl.  The Tenn-Tom runs … Continue reading

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