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Ep. 51: DINGHY Awards™ Nominations Show
Jan 10th 2024
Show NotesThere are those times when persistence becomes…stubbornness. This episode highlights one of those times. Maybe two of those times, really. But they both happened the same day, so don’t bust my hump, okay? I don’t want to spoil the podcast, so you’ll have to listen to find out. But here are some of the images and notes from the day’s events.
North From Marco IslandThis is more or less where I anchored after the 15-hour motorsail north from Marathon. Not a lot of protection. Also, as I alluded to in Episode 6, I may or may not have run aground here twice before, trying to get as close to shore as possible. After a bouncy night (or what was left of it after 3 am), I grabbed some sound effects outside and in the cabin, then headed north toward Fort Myers Beach and Moss Marina. Out of the blue, an Upwork client called me about their website, so I whipped out the laptop and started to work underway.
By the time I approached San Carlos Bay, it was getting pretty breezy… (NOTE: If you want to follow me on Instagram, please use my new handle, @HowNotToSail… I don’t check this other one too often.)
Here’s Jacie Sails in the slip at Moss Marina. Bow in. 😉 You can see by Ol’ Roger that we have a fair breeze. …and here’s a view of the Matanzas Bridge from Ugly’s in Fort Myers Beach. Moss Marina is just off the left side.