Marathon & Boot Key Trip (Very Pic Heavy) - Page 4 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #31  
Old 12-02-2010
LarryandSusanMacDonald's Avatar
SaltwaterSuzi/CapnLarry
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Permanent Vacation
Posts: 600
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
LarryandSusanMacDonald will become famous soon enough
Marathon & Boot Key Trip

Quote:
"One of the very few negatives we found at Marathon was that there were NO kids. Not a single boat kid anywhere. Now I am sure that changes and I am sure that there were some in the mooring field that we never saw. But compared to other places we have been where there were at least some boat-kids/Live Aboards or cruisers, this place had none"
We were there last winter (late Dec to mid March) and found that there were many boats in the mooring field at Boot Key Harbor that had kids on board. There were many planned activities for the children that were announced on the cruiser's net each morning. We found Boot Key a great place to spend the winter and hope when we return it will be a warmer winter. They had record breaking cold while we were there so we couldn't take advantage of many water activities but still had a great time and met some really great people.
__________________
Saltwater Suzi and Cap'n Larry


"A sailboat is a fickle mistress. Youíve got to buy her things. Youíve got to understand everything about her. What you donít know sheíll use against you." -Captain Larry


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #32  
Old 12-02-2010
chrisncate's Avatar
Taco Whisperer
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Maryland
Posts: 4,906
Thanks: 18
Thanked 33 Times in 33 Posts
Rep Power: 5
chrisncate is on a distinguished road
Nice!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #33  
Old 12-02-2010
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
sailormanbigd is on a distinguished road
nice post Brian! how much for the children? haha-from the Blues Bros movie. I have a few questions: Where did you depart from,west coast somewhere i assume? Is your fee schedule correct,ie $330 mouring ball, and $7.50 ft marina? I am 33 ft so cheaper at marina? is there anywhere to anchor for cheap? Dinghy dock fees, showers, bathroom, etc. How did you come to pick marathon and boot key? I like islamarada and lorelai bar/rest. I am an RN and was thinking of applying at Fish Hosp in marathon this year and living aboard for awhile befor heading to the islands mon. thanks again for great post.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #34  
Old 12-02-2010
sailguy40's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 306
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 5
sailguy40 is on a distinguished road
Wow awesome pics!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #35  
Old 12-03-2010
LarryandSusanMacDonald's Avatar
SaltwaterSuzi/CapnLarry
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Permanent Vacation
Posts: 600
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
LarryandSusanMacDonald will become famous soon enough
For information on rates and services at Boot Key Harbor check out their website The City of Marathon FL - Official Website - Marina and Ports
And we agree with sailguy40; they are really great photos.
__________________
Saltwater Suzi and Cap'n Larry


"A sailboat is a fickle mistress. Youíve got to buy her things. Youíve got to understand everything about her. What you donít know sheíll use against you." -Captain Larry


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #36  
Old 12-03-2010
Cruisingdad's Avatar
Best Looking MALE Mod
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Washington State
Posts: 9,904
Thanks: 3
Thanked 110 Times in 53 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough
Thanks everyone!!

Brian
__________________
Sailnet Moderator



1987 Tayana Vancouver 42, Credendo Vides, (Mom and Pops boat, F/T Mobile Live Aboards in Puget Sound)

My Website:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Follow My Blog at:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Follow me on Facebook:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #37  
Old 12-03-2010
Abysmally Stupid
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: MRE
Posts: 388
Thanks: 3
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
jorgenl is on a distinguished road
Nice post and pics Brian!

Did you get a new, properly sized flat screen TV?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #38  
Old 12-04-2010
Cruisingdad's Avatar
Best Looking MALE Mod
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Washington State
Posts: 9,904
Thanks: 3
Thanked 110 Times in 53 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough Cruisingdad is a jewel in the rough
Quote:
Originally Posted by jorgenl View Post
Nice post and pics Brian!

Did you get a new, properly sized flat screen TV?
Hey Jorgen! How are you? Where are you?

To answer your question, we went from:



to...



Boat has a terrible list to starboard now... not sure why!??? (snicker)

Brian
__________________
Sailnet Moderator



1987 Tayana Vancouver 42, Credendo Vides, (Mom and Pops boat, F/T Mobile Live Aboards in Puget Sound)

My Website:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Follow My Blog at:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Follow me on Facebook:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #39  
Old 12-04-2010
nemier's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: currently lying Oahu, Hawaii
Posts: 368
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
nemier is on a distinguished road
Brian,
Great photos. Great family. You're Living the Dream!
One day in the not-too-distant future, I think your kids will admire the choices you've made. You've already provided them with a lifetime of fantastic memories...
And no doubt, you're having a ball too!
I'm looking forward to your next years' trip.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #40  
Old 12-04-2010
Abysmally Stupid
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: MRE
Posts: 388
Thanks: 3
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
jorgenl is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cruisingdad View Post
Hey Jorgen! How are you? Where are you?


Brian
Hey Brian,

We are in Annapolis, living on the boat.

A bit colder here than where you are...

We returned from our Bahamas cruise in July and spent 3 months living a land based life in Norfolk. Moved to Annapolis in October and love it up here (except for the bleedin' temperature).

A fine yacht like yours deserves the latest in TV technology...

/Jorgen
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message 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:

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

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tortugas Trip and Pics (Very Pic Heavy) Cruisingdad General Discussion (sailing related) 13 04-22-2010 09:30 AM
Siren 17' marathon key trip Wkboarder222 General Discussion (sailing related) 10 05-08-2009 11:35 PM
Boot Key harbor in Marathon brak Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 17 07-13-2008 05:25 PM
Boot Key Harbor Marathon Florida lowryjim Living Aboard 3 11-11-2003 08:38 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:06 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.