Every year, right after Christmas we always take some time to get in some cruising. With both of us working full-time and having a teenager with his own busy schedule, we haven't really had the time to get off the dock as much as we would like. Post holidays is always a great time for us to get off … [Read more...] about Post-holiday cruising in SWFL
Merwin Key is a small island off of Pine Island and Sanibel Island and right near Picnic Island, a small oasis for day trippers and campers. It’s a nice protected area to anchor near the mangroves. Kayaking in the area is fantastic. There is plenty of wildlife in the area for fishing, taking photos or sightseeing. We usually see dolphin, manatee and bald eagles as well as fish.
Below you will find all the blog posts that we've tagged as 'Merwin Key.'
After leaving the Glover Bight anchorage on Saturday morning, we headed to Merwin Key with Maddie on board. The trip was fairly quick but the boat traffic in the "miserable mile" was crazy. We made it safe and sound and dropped anchor. We were surprised to see Royal Tease anchored right next to us. … [Read more...] about Glover Bight to Merwin Key, March 15-16, 2014
Merwin Key is a favorite local anchorage that we like to frequent. It's right next to Picnic Island and is less than 2 hours to get there on Blue Turtle. Because of it's close proximity, it has become our favorite place to anchor when we only have 1 or 2 days to spend. This weekend, we headed out … [Read more...] about Merwin Key and Picnic Island
This past weekend, we celebrated Randy's birthday and Father's Day with a weekend trip to Merwin Key. This is one of our favorite, nearby, anchorages since it only take 2 hours to get there. Merwin Key is a small island off of Pine Island and Sanibel Island and right near Picnic Island, a small … [Read more...] about Father’s Day cruise to Merwin Key
With Christmas around the corner, Randy and I decided to get away from the marina for a quick weekend trip. This was also a great opportunity to test out our new windlass system that we had installed a couple weeks ago. We headed out Saturday morning, December 22nd, and planned to come home the … [Read more...] about A weekend trip to Merwin Key