As you might have heard from our last post about our recent repairs on Blue Turtle, we are finally cruising again! And what better way to test the steering and engine repairs made by Randy than cruising to Keewadin Island? Keewaydin Island is typically on our cruise-to list whenever we have more … [Read more...] about Cruising to Keewaydin with Spring fever!
Keewaydin Island is a barrier island just off the coast of Naples between Naples and Marco Island. It's an excellent anchorage with spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico.
Below you will find all the blog posts that we've tagged as 'Keewaydin Island.'
With the Christmas holiday over, it was time for Blue Turtle crew to get off the dock. The holidays have always been a great time for us to get off the dock. With work slowing down for Randy and I, and Corey out of school it's always been a great time for us to cruise a little further than our … [Read more...] about Post holiday cruising to Keewaydin Island
Near the end of March, Corey had his spring break so we decided to get off the dock and spend some time at anchor at Keewaydin. The trip there was perfect and we had amazing weather the first part of the week. On our way there we were passed by a group of friends from Snookbight who were out for a … [Read more...] about Spring break 2018 at Keewaydin
Happy belated New Year! Hope everyone's holidays were fantastic! Blue Turtle and crew had a short post-Christmas cruise like always, however, this year it was plagued with the flu/cold/crud. Our original cruising plan was to leave Fort Myers Beach the day after Christmas and head north to Cayo … [Read more...] about Another New Year for Blue Turtle and crew
Since we always take a trip on Blue Turtle the day after Thanksgiving, this year was no different. Usually we take the boat up the river to Franklin Lock and Dam which is a great spot in fresh water with a camp ground that offers plenty to do for the kids. This year, however, we had neighbors in the … [Read more...] about Post Thanksgiving trip to Keewaydin & New Pass
Since Corey had Spring Break last week, we decided to take a trip down to Keewaydin Island, one of our favorite anchorages. When we left on Friday morning we weren't sure how long we'd stay so we prepared to be gone for a week. Our dinghy motor was in the shop so we took the kayaks along as the … [Read more...] about Spring break at Keewaydin
Every year Randy and I both take the week between Christmas and New Years off. Things typically slow down in the corporate world and my clients are usually out of the office celebrating the holidays with their families, and with Corey being out of school it makes it a great time for us to get away. … [Read more...] about Post Christmas trip to Keewaydin Island
With the holiday weekend over Memorial Day giving us a little more time away, we decided to head south toward Keeywadin Island. This was our second trip there, the first being right after Christmas 2013, and we were excited to explore this area again. The 6 hour trip there was uneventful and once we … [Read more...] about Keewaydin Island, Memorial Day Weekend 2014
Randy and I plan a trip any chance we get a long weekend or some time off. We both took a couple weeks off for the holidays (as we did last year) and decided it was time to head south. Usually when we have extended time off, we go to Cayo Costa to anchor in Pelican Bay. It usually takes us anywhere … [Read more...] about Fort Myers Beach to Keewaydin Island: December 26-29, 2013