October 23, 2008

Florida Charter – Day 2

Got up early, went for breakfast and returned the rental car. We had been told that we could not move aboard until 4pm and were trying to figure out what to do with all of the groceries and luggage between check-out and move-in. Luckily we were able to move aboard early and didn’t have to sit on the dock with three carts full of gear. Stowing and unpacking went fairly quickly. At 2pm Dave from Yachting Vacations came aboard to go over all of the systems on board. The orientation went quickly and we were done in a couple of...
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Florida Charter – Day 1

We arrived at Fort Meyers airport after a long night of flying with a layover in Atlanta. We picked up the rental car, got our luggage and went…. shopping. For the rest of the day. The rental car was loaded to capacity with dozens of bags full of groceries, 18 gallons of drinking water, brand new snorkel equipment, and our luggage. All this gear had to be carted up to our room at the Marina Inn. After very little sleep on the plane and all the shopping we were exhausted….