We'll leave Panama City tomorrow morning (Tuesday). Then its off to Apalachicola and Carrabelle. Then the big jump across to Tarpon Springs. Its been fun here in PC. We're going to be serious travelers from now on. We want to cross over to the Bahamas by Christmas. We made a lot of great friends here in Panama City. Thanks to everyone for making our stay here so enjoyable!
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We survived Claudette just fine. We are taking down the solar panels, bimini and sails and are heading back to Colorado on Thursday. We love Snug Harbor marina. Have made lots of really good friends. Just got back from a great party with new friends, Rick and Lucienda. Thanks for everything, we had a great time. Hopefully we'll be back in time for the Flogging party and get to see your band. Colorado here were come! Cool temps and high altitiude! Yeah!
We got up this morning and there was a tropical storm warning for our area. So we hoisted the anchor and went to the Snug Harbor Marina in Panama City. Tropical Storm Claudette hasn't quite gotten here yet, but we are safely tied up with land nearby.
We're in Panama City, FL. We tried to anchor in Grand Lagoon, but it must have had a grassy bottom. Little thunderstorms would go through and blow really hard. We'd start dragging anchor and head for shallow water. Not fun... So we hauled up the anchor a little after 7:00 and took off for a different anchorage. It was dark by the time we got to the new ancorage. The anchor set well though and it was a much nicer place to hang out. Its just across the bay ...