FL to CT - Day 1
Punta Gorda, FL to Cabbage Key, FL
Delayed start.... planned on leaving the 12th and did not get away until today... 3/17 St. Patrick's Day.
Short day stopping and anchoring across from Cabbage Key next to Useppa Island. Anchoring for the night at 1645 at N26°39.327', W082°12.958'
. We traveled today for 4 hours covering 22.58 nautical miles averaging 5.65 knots.
Night Shift arrived shortly after we anchored and we are rafted together.
Posted at 4:34 PM
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