My wife and I (and our dog) are sailing from Lauderdale to Oriental this coming June. While I've read about the several different Marinas and have stayed at the Oriental Marina right there on the town dock, I'm wondering if you folks might have some cool spots I haven't heard of. I've also spent some time in Whittaker Creek Marina when a friend kept his boat there. River Dunes doesn't allow "Live Aboards" and technically we are living aboard. Oh, and it's a sailing vessel that is 35' LOA and draws 5'. Just thought I'd ask and see if we get some gems. I love hearing from people with their experiences.