Fort Myers Shores September 29th 2015 We arrived at our destination of Fort Myers Florida at 4 o'clock, after a good day on the water, in spite of the gloomy weather forecast.
After a night of squalls and heavy rain, the skies were still laden with ominous clouds but we were anxious to get going so we left anyways. We had an extra long delay at the Boca Grande swing bridge due to construction. I was concerned about crossing Charlot ... read more
North America » United States » Florida Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
We are newly retired and ready to cruise!
Our 32 foot Cape Island trawler, North Star, will be our summer cruiser in Canada and our 44 foot Marine Trader, Hemingway, is our warm climate cruiser, presently in Florida.
Our land home is a small cottage outside of Lewisporte, Newfoundland, Canada. We hope to join cruising regattas organized by the Lewisporte Yacht Club members as they explore the Bay of Exploits, some of the best northern cruising grounds.
Cuba, Bahamas, Mexico and Guatemala are on the ever changing agenda. Basically we will go with the flow and follow our bow where ever we d... full info