Archive for April, 2010

Key West at Last

We arrived in Key West just before dawn on April 29. We pulled up to the fuel dock at the Conk Marina and waited for the store to open so that we could fuel up. While we were waiting, we filled the water tank which went dry during the night from the Dry Tortugas. Once […]

Rest on the Dry Tortugas

After a rough and wet six day crossing of the Gulf of Mexico, we cheered when we sighted Loggerhead Key, part of the Dry Tortugas. At 9:30 AM we splashed the hook in the protected harbor of Garden Key and enjoyed a cold drink in celebration of our successful crossing of the Gulf of Mexico. […]

Ingleside to Key West

We began our 2010 cruise with a gulf crossing from Ingleside to Key West on Wednesday April 21. We left the dock at 12:03 PM with 10-12 Knot winds from the SSE and sunny skies. My crew for the crossing was three good friends from San Antonio, Bill Baumann, Jon Carlson, and Tom McHugh. Everyone […]

Spring 2010 Itenerary

Very soon we’ll be taking off on a cruise from South Texas to South Florida. We’ll be posting details of our trip as we can and if you’re interested in following us across the Gulf of Mexico, I’ll be posting daily reports via Twitter and Facebook. Click Here to follow me on Twitter or Friend me on Facebook. Here […]