Days 243 - 249 Palmetto FL - Marina Jacks Sarasota FL Start 7:35 AM End 10:55 PM Underway 3:20 Hours Distance 26 Miles Total Miles on Trip 4316 Av Speed 7.7 knots Weather Cloudy , 52 Degrees, Wind 5 Knots NW We got another weather delay. Our plan was to spend 2 nights in Sarasota, then head to Venice. Before we even got to Sarasota, The Crow's Nest Marina in Venice called, and said due to the incoming storm we would not be able to stay on their docks...
Nothing To Plunder - The Great Loop
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Days 237 -243 Gulfport Fl - Palmetto FL (Riviera Dunes Marina) Start 8:00 AM End 11:05 PM Underway 3:05 Hours Distance 24 Miles Total Miles on Trip 4290 Av Speed 7.8 knots Weather Sunny , 57 Degrees, Wind 8 Knots NW It was a good decision to spend an extra day in Gulfport. While the trip to Palmetto was pretty good, it did get very choppy on Tampa Bay. Once we hit open water the chop was 2-3 feet. We decided to pick up our speed as Nothing To Plunder...