Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL suggestions - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 06-06-2007 Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL suggestions

Hi,

We will be taking a 5 day trip to Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL in August. Does anyone have any input on marinas, restaurants, do's and don'ts?

Many thanks!
mlbelmont is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 06-06-2007
moderate?
 
camaraderie's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: East Coast
Posts: 13,877
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Rep Power: 16
     
Go see Cumberland Island just north of the St. Mary's River. You can anchor out off the Nat'l Park Dock and explore this amazing place...looks like Jurrasic Park...wild horses, turkeys, armadillos...miles of ocean beaches and the old Carnegie estate.

Stay at the Fernandina muni marina which will put you at the foot of charming downtown shops and eateries. There's a nice Irish pub there with good food and drink as well as lots of other restaurants.

Tiger Point Marina is good if you need any repairs....but not so centrally located.
camaraderie is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #3 of 4 Old 06-06-2007
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Big Horse Creek, NC - Summer
Posts: 100
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
 
I'll second the suggestion to see Cumberland Island. If you love nature, it's a must see. The anchorage across from Fernandina Beach is very good and for $3 (or was it $5) you can use their dinghy dock and showers. Five or six good restaurants on main street. Suggest you ask the dock master for suggestions. A really nice town except when the wind is from the wrong direstion, then you get the great paper mill smell.
stoutwench is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #4 of 4 Old 06-07-2007 Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Thanks to you both for the great suggestions. I wouldn't have thought of Cumberland Island!
mlbelmont is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
St. Maartin, St. Barts & Anguilla bbayer4230 Chartering 2 04-23-2006 06:04 PM
Here Comes the Worrell 1000 Dan Dickison Racing Articles 0 05-06-2001 08:00 PM
The Worrell 1000—Coming to a Town near You Zack Leonard Racing Articles 0 05-07-2000 08:00 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome