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Close Encounters of the Gulf Kind

May 4-5, 2014: With 4-6 foot seas, a steady 17-20 knots of wind pushing us in, and our bow doing a nice ‘figure eight‘ motion in and around the Venice inlet, we made our way in.  The Captain did a … Continue reading

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They’re Coming in HOT!!

May 2, 2014: Naaaaaaaaa-suhWENya!  WanaBEEzeewhen-aaahhhh!   Okay, you probably have no idea what I’m trying to replicate here (but if you do – five gold stars!). We rose the next morning before sunrise.  The sky was choked at first with … Continue reading

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