Category Archives: Strictly Sail Miami

Going to the Miami Boat Show? That’s Very Proper of You!

Ahoy followers!  As Phillip and I are here working in Pensacola and checking down our winter boat projects list, I’m getting lots of emails and messages from friends who are going to the Miami Boat Show, which is fantastic news!  … Continue reading

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We Would Love to Meet You this February: Pensacola, Miami or Key West!

Hello crew!  We hate to interrupt your regularly-scheduled Cuba Series, but we wanted to send you all a special invite for an opportunity to meet up with us this February, in Pensacola, Miami and/or Key West and make sure you all … Continue reading

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That’s a Wrap! Boat Leather Pics & Video

August, 2014: To a certain degree, every passage is a shake-down passage.  I mean, it’s rare cruisers pull up to a dock or anchorage after a trying-but-successful passage and say, “Yep, we did everything exactly right.  All of our equipment … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Finale – Memorable Miami Moments

February 15, 2015: Waiter No. 1:  “Ahhh … Here we are folks, the spicy tuna tartar.” Phillip [swallowing a bite of his curry]:  “No, sorry sir.  We’ve got our food already.” We shrug our shoulders and get back to our … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Miami – Day Four – Edutainment & Cool Boat Stuff

February 14, 2015: Who wants to learn about sailing? We did!!  Sure, the Strictly Sail show is a great place to look at a ton of sailboats, but it’s also a great place to learn a ton about them, too. … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Miami – Day Three – Boats & Booze

February 13, 2015: So, the thinking is, you go to a sailboat show to, you know, look at sailboats, right?  Right!  Of course!  Now, do you have to necessarily be “shopping”?  Heck, no!  Looking is just fine.  And, we did … Continue reading

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Strictly Sail Miami – Day Two – The Cast & Crew

February 12, 2015: “Hi, Bob … pardon me.  I’m sorry to interrupt, but, hi.  Bob.  It’s Annie.  I’m Annie.  I’m a huge, huge fan … ” I’m pretty sure it sounded about that timid and giddy.  I mean it was … Continue reading

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