2016 Trip South
We departed from Stamford,CT on November 24, 2016 and arrived to Punta Gorda, FL on December 23, 2016.
Overall: 30 days
Moving: 26 days
Stopped: 4 days
1 day in Chesapeake City, MD for my birthday.
2 days is Crisfield, MD for weather.
1 day in Smithfield, VA to visit friends.
Distance traveled: 1,714.2 statute miles
Moving: 215.26 hours
65.9 statute miles per day
7.96 miles per hour
8 hours and 17 minutes per day
Marinas, Docks, Anchorages:
9 nights PAID docks
1 night mooring ball
13 nights FREE docks
7 nights anchored
Posted at 11:08 AM
CT to FL Day 30
St. James City, FL to Punta Gorda, FL
Last leg of our fall trip south for 2016... we pulled anchor and left York Island at 0945 this morning. Had nice cruise with sunny skies... wind was up a little and was creating a light chop... especially on Charlotte Harbor.
We were securely docked at Fishermen's Village Marina at 1515. Our position for the winter 26°55.738'N 082°03.824'W
. We traveled today for 5 hours and 30 minutes covering 37.3 nautical miles averaging 6.8 knots.
Posted at 2:54 PM
CT to FL Day 29
Alva, FL to St. James City, FL
We left Franklin Locks Park Marine at 1200 and arrived to St. James City at 1600 and anchored off of York Island. We met friends here from Fishermen's Village that are going to Fort Myers Beach over Christmas.
Our location for the night N26°29.074', W082°05.384'
. We traveled today for 4 hours covering 28.4 nautical miles averaging 7.1 knots.
Posted at 3:35 PM