Two Months in Ft. Pierce, Florida – Causeway Cove Marina, Tackling Boat Projects & Enjoying ‘City Life’

When we pulled into Ft. Pierce in early April for the MTOA Rendezvous, we were only thinking we might stick around a few weeks. But then boat projects were taken on, and at that point you might as well let go of a concept of schedule. Despite a lot of project chaos during our stay, we made a point to get out and enjoy the amazing little town of Ft. Pierce – there’s a lot to discover! First, our video recap of our time: Where …

Continuing North up the ICW – Boca Raton to Ft. Pierce & the MTOA Southern Rendezvous

I had intended to cover our entire repositioning up from Miami To Ft. Pierce in one post – after all, 125 nautical miles shouldn’t require that much content! Maybe it’s because we’re smitten with returning to cruising, or it’s all still so new to us – or maybe a slower pace does means more experiences to the mile. So, here’s the continuation of our cruise leaving Miami to our next destination…

1 Year ‘Loopiversary’ – Why So Slow? And What Has it Cost?

Last month we toasted a year of owning our motor yacht Y-Not (a Bayliner 4788). And this week, we nod our heads to remember shoving off from Punta Gorda, FL to start our American Great Loop Adventure after spending several weeks learning our boat systems, getting training and deciding we were ready for our first short transit. How far have we come? To date, we have cruised 477 nm (nautical mile = 1.15 statute/land miles). If we consider the Great Loop to be a 6,000 mile adventure – we’ve completed roughly 8% of …

Starting the Great Loop – First Adventure: Punta Gorda, FL to Fort Myers, FL

We’ve finally worked through making all of the detailed posts about why we picked the boat that we did, and shopping for and buying it – and we can finally get to the REASON we bought a boat: Cruising The Great Loop! A final sunset viewed from Burnt Store Marina – it’s been…