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06-18-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By CurrentSea1

Very generous offer, thank you! I love his...

Very generous offer, thank you! I love his books. We have several Doc Ford restaurants here in SWFL, and they are favorites of mine, one of which I boat to often.
06-05-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By CurrentSea1

Great idea, and very well done! Gives a very...

Great idea, and very well done! Gives a very personal feeling about the boat and the level of comfort and atmosphere on board.
06-05-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By CurrentSea1

Short answer, you can usually get a better deal...

Short answer, you can usually get a better deal there than in the shop. Best deals are on the last day, in my experience. It's a place to see and handle a wide variety to see if they fit you. ...
05-31-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 103,278
Posted By CurrentSea1

Respectfully, behavior vs competency are very...

Respectfully, behavior vs competency are very different situations. A boating license will not help in any way (imo) toward the issue of exercising good judgement and slowing down instances of BUI...
05-29-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,665
Posted By CurrentSea1

Gotta try that, if it might be cooler than a Huk...

Gotta try that, if it might be cooler than a Huk (altho that is a tall order imo). Thx for the suggestion. I am ordering today, gonna be a hot summer.
05-29-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,875
Posted By CurrentSea1

what boat are you taking down? Of course the...

what boat are you taking down? Of course the seas calm, right after I have to scrap my plans. Life with a boat, right? Have fun!
05-29-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,665
Posted By CurrentSea1

x2 on the Huk shirts. Not cheap, but really comf.

x2 on the Huk shirts. Not cheap, but really comf.
05-28-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By CurrentSea1

Tim, you are very gracious, and very welcome. I...

Tim, you are very gracious, and very welcome. I encourage you to give Cabbage Key another try, on a weekday this time. If it was during "season" last time, it is absolutely nuts but after the...
05-28-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,860
Posted By CurrentSea1

Apparently so, including maintenance and cleanup...

Apparently so, including maintenance and cleanup of the power plant, based on the comments about oil being slopped around in the buildings. Perhaps a factor?
05-28-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By CurrentSea1

Smile Great to hear you can use a couple of them For...

Great to hear you can use a couple of them For the others, you can always use a stern anchor or a piece or two of rebar to hammer into the sand. If you have 2 rebars, tie crossed lines from the stern...
05-28-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By CurrentSea1

Hey Tim ! Since you already found Cayo Costa, I...

Hey Tim ! Since you already found Cayo Costa, I would suggest Captiva in front of The Mucky Duck. No solitude at all, but can anchor off the beach and wade in for drinks/food, which is great for...
05-24-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,875
Posted By CurrentSea1

Well, as usual the weather dictates much of our...

Well, as usual the weather dictates much of our life on the water. Boat is in the water, fueled up, all systems checked out and functioning well, and I am going to postpone due to the 15-20 mph winds...
05-23-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By CurrentSea1

I am hopefully leaving on Tuesday, if the wind...

I am hopefully leaving on Tuesday, if the wind lays down. From SWFL, I go NW Channel, as FL-fisher says, go around the bottom of Sunset Key to the harbor to stay at one of the marinas there. The...
05-22-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By CurrentSea1

x2 on the Keys as a base. Would suggest perhaps...

x2 on the Keys as a base. Would suggest perhaps Marathon or Big Pine? As a former Louisiana guy myself, I say come on down and welcome. There are several THT members that have house rentals in...
05-21-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By CurrentSea1

Glad to hear that things are looking much better,...

Glad to hear that things are looking much better, this is one of the few times I am happy to be mistaken!
05-21-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By CurrentSea1

Nope, not here at least around Fort Myers Beach...

Nope, not here at least around Fort Myers Beach and the Sanibel/Captiva area. Between constant winds and effects of beginning red tide, water here now is pretty murky. No turquoise water here that I...
05-21-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,462
Posted By CurrentSea1

Amen brother. I pushed through what I felt was...

Amen brother. I pushed through what I felt was only a slightly rough ride from SWFL to Marathon last year with my wife perched on her beanbag, on top of a lounge seat, and I still have not heard the...
05-20-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 41,163
Posted By CurrentSea1

Smile Ah, I did not take it that way, but yield to your...

Ah, I did not take it that way, but yield to your knowledge. In that case, I agree with and commend their sarcasm. Thanks for the insight, jilly. Sometimes I am a bit too literal. ...
05-20-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 41,163
Posted By CurrentSea1

True words, 20bimini. I will help unclutter the...

True words, 20bimini. I will help unclutter the marinas by continuing my absence until they honor US CCW permits. Which will likely never happen. Also, from the article in BSpots post above ""Perez...
05-20-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By CurrentSea1

Goodland is, imo, the place to launch from in...

Goodland is, imo, the place to launch from in that area - Calusa Island Marina has in the past had very good parking for a truck and trailer. Places to stay abound on Marco, and also plenty of...
05-19-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 103,278
Posted By CurrentSea1

Jose, while i appreciate your underlying thought...

Jose, while i appreciate your underlying thought about protecting the safety and well being of people involved in terrible accidents, some significant number of them are in those accidents because...
05-14-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By CurrentSea1

Prior posts are all same experience as my own -...

Prior posts are all same experience as my own - don't need FL# 's displayed, but you still need the registration tag displayed. Name has to be displayed (side or transom) and hailing port displayed...
05-14-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By CurrentSea1

Wow, amazing action pics - thanks for sharing!

Wow, amazing action pics - thanks for sharing!
05-13-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,875
Posted By CurrentSea1

Good additional info, thanks!

Good additional info, thanks!
05-12-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,875
Posted By CurrentSea1

Finally nailed down the trip timing, depending on...

Finally nailed down the trip timing, depending on weather of course. Leave SWFL the morning of 5/28 to KW, pick the best 2 days to make it to DT, then back from KW to SWFL on Sat or Sun.
Any last...
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