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March 5th 2018
Published: March 8th 2018
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Departed our Lake Sylvia anchorage at around 8:40 am. Another day of bridges, however, it wasn't as bad as previous days. There is one fixed bridge just north of Miami that has us a little concerned. The height of the bridge and the height of our mast are within a couple feet of each other. We had departed a little later in the morning in order to put us down there around low tide. As it turned out, we made very good time and had to anchor just north of the bridge for a couple of hours. The anchorage was a little rolly, but nice. The weather was absolutely perfect!


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Stranahan RiverStranahan River
Stranahan River

Ships coming into the river. Objects are larger than they appear!
Stranahan RiverStranahan River
Stranahan River

Cruise ships at dock. Notice the patrol boat that keeps people within a safe distance of the ships.
Stranahan RiverStranahan River
Stranahan River

more views along the river (still the Intercoastal Waterway).
Cargo shipCargo ship
Cargo ship

A rather large cargo ship at port.
Size of the cargo shipSize of the cargo ship
Size of the cargo ship

You can see the size of the ship by looking at the two guys standing at the entrance on the ramp.
Iguanas on the bridge fendersIguanas on the bridge fenders
Iguanas on the bridge fenders

Some bridges had seagulls... others had iguanas.
Hallendale Beach areaHallendale Beach area
Hallendale Beach area

A bascule bridge that has opened for us.
Sunny IslesSunny Isles
Sunny Isles

Headed under a fixed bridge in Sunny Isles
Sunny IslesSunny Isles
Sunny Isles

Pictures as we passed through Dumfounding Bay.
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Lighthouse

As we passed into a part of Biscayne Bay, there was a park that had a little lighthouse.
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Julia Tuttle bridge

Taken from our anchorage


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