We dive over the side of the boat into crystal clear water. There are broken-out conch shells everywhere in the grass below the boat. Someone has been feasting on these delights. We see cushion sea stars, thorny sea Read More
It’s 8 a.m. on Saturday April 1 as we slip our mooring lines and make our way out of Boot Key harbor. It’s not too early, but it seems like everyone is still asleep. We motor out through Sister’s Creek because our Read More
After driving past it so many times, we finally made it to Calusa Beach at the Bahia Honda State Park. It’s one of the prettiest little beaches in the Florida Keys with powdery white sand and a scenic abandoned Read More
We tie up to a mooring ball located just above the magical, aquarium-like Sombrero Reef. About 3 miles offshore, this under water protected sanctuary and preservation area sits below the 140-foot Sombrero Key Read More
We enjoy incredibly fresh seafood aboard Izula. And the catch here in Southport has been exceptional. Just off the back of the boat, the boys reel in a variety of delicacies. Keepers on this week’s menu have Read More
This time of year, it’s a challenge to sail southward along the US East Coast. It takes patience. The prevailing summer wind is SW—which is exactly the direction we want to go. Most boats are headed north toward the Read More

SUP Fun in Beaufort

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We met the wonderfully friendly Beaulieu family on the dock yesterday. They kindly introduced us to the fun of SUPs. We’re officially in the market for some of these toys now. It’s great to look down Read More