Jascat to the Bahamas

21 October 2014 | Docked along the St Lucie River in Stuart, Fl
13 October 2014 | Docked along the St Lucie Canal Between the Bridges
12 October 2014 | Anchored in the Manatee Pocket, Stuart, Fl
08 October 2014 | Anchored Between the Bridges
07 October 2014 | Anchored in Ding Darling
06 October 2014 | Pelican Bay
03 October 2014 | Charlotte Harbor Boat Storage
09 June 2014 | Sitting on the blocks in Charlotte Harbor Boat Storage
07 June 2014 | Anchored off Cattle Dock Point
05 June 2014 | Anchored just off the Ding Darling Park on Sanibel Island
02 June 2014 | Anchored near marker #7 in the Indian River
31 May 2014 | Anchored off Long Key just south of Fiesta Key
29 May 2014 | Tied to dock at Dinner Key Marina
28 May 2014 | Tied to dock at Pier 3, slip 3
20 May 2014 | Tied to dock at Dinner Key Marina
12 May 2014 | Tied to mooring ball in the Dinner Key Mooring Field
07 May 2014 | Nassau Harbor Club Marina
06 May 2014 | Tied to dock at Nassau Harbor Club Marina
02 May 2014 | Anchored off Black Point, Great Guana Cay
29 April 2014 | Anchored west of Big Majors Spot

Bradenton to Clearwater

30 May 2011 | Clearwater Municipal Marina
John
A man and his dog cruising the ICW near Bradenton, Fl

Gee, it's great to be sailing again. We left the Seafood Shack about 8:30am and arrived at the Clearwater Municipal Marina at 5:30pm. All but the first and last hour and a half were under sail. The winds were light and shifty, but thankfully, mostly on our beam. The seas were a little choppy as we crossed Tampa Bay but smoothed out as we ran up the coastline. The sail was so nice, we (well me at least) were tempted to make a left turn and head out on a direct course to Pensacola. But that's a three day non-stop trip and neither Ann or I want to stand watch that long.

So tonight we're staying in Clearwater and tomorrow we're going to make the crossing to Apalachicola which should only take around 30 hours. From there we'll hop up the coast alternating cruising off shore and in shore on the ICW to Pensacola.
Vessel Name: Jascat
Vessel Make/Model: Gemini 105Mc (hull #1006)
Hailing Port: San Antonio, Texas
Crew: John and Ann Barton (and Sarah, part time)
About:
We took our first sailing lessons in Seattle's Lake Union back in the 80's. Since then we have owned a McGregor 26, a Catalina 27 and a Catalina 36. Jascat is our first catamaran. [...]
Extra:
Jascat is a fairly stock Gemini 105Mc (hull #1006). She has the factory option davits and solar panels. We have added air conditioning, a Standard Horizon chartplotter, Balmar 70 amp alternator and ARS-5 regulator, and a Lewmar windlass. Most all the lighting has been upgraded to LED's. The [...]
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Who: John and Ann Barton (and Sarah, part time)
Port: San Antonio, Texas