Monthly Archives: January 2012

Wednesday, January 11th

Today we travel 45 miles west to the southernmost point of land in the continental United States.  Key West.  Latitude 24 degrees, 34 minutes N.  Capital of the Conch Republic and THE east coast destination for those seeking an anything … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 8th to Tuesday, January 10th

The weather here in Marathon is absolutely perfect.  Sunny skies, temperatures in the mid to upper 70s and light breezes have been the norm since our arrival.  It is so easy to settle into a comfortable routine that many sailors remain here for the … Continue reading

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Saturday, January 7th

We are enjoying our stay at the Harbour Cay Club.  Marathon is a popular winter destination for cruising yachtsmen.  There are literally hundreds of slips and moorings available at the various marinas in Marathon.  But the HCC is a unique setting.  … Continue reading

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Friday, January 6th

Cutter Loose is underway from her dock in Tavernier before sunrise in order to transit the canal at high tide.  Our journey today will take us to Marathon, 52 miles to the southwest.  Ten knots of breeze from the north provide our … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 1st through Thursday, January 5th

  The first few days of the New Year are devoted to relaxation and exploration as Cutter Loose remains in Tavernier, docked at the home of friends Brian and Joyce.  From our dock, we are afforded views of Tavernier Key, Hawk … Continue reading

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