Daily Archives: February 8, 2012

Wednesday, February 8th

It is a difficult decision to leave Naples.  This town warrants additional exploration.  But the weather picture for the coming weekend involves a cold front that is expected to pass through southern Florida, strong enough in intensity to extend all the … Continue reading

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Monday, February 6th and Tuesday, February 7th

On Monday morning, Cutter Loose is assisted into her slip by the courteous staff at Naples Boat Club.  NBC’s floating docks are within easy walking distance of attractions in Old Naples.  NBC’s facilities are top-notch, which is consistent with the $2.50 … Continue reading

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Sunday, February 5th

Our destination today is the City of Naples, 37 miles to the south of our anchorage near St. James City.  Our course takes us through the “Miserable Mile”, an east-west dredged channel in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway that runs perpendicular to … Continue reading

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Saturday, February 4th

After morning farewells to friends Glen and Nancy in Punta Gorda, the bow of Cutter Loose is pointed south in the now familiar waters of Charlotte Harbor.  Easterly winds at 15 knots quickly build to 20 knots on the beam.  Cutter … Continue reading

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