Nov 142013
 

Last night was easily the roughest night I have spent on the Spirit.  A massive front came across from the Gulf yesterday and with it came lots of wind.  Last night it kicked up to 25 to 30 knots with gusts at gale force.  The boat got tossed around pretty good.  Even today, the winds […]

Living Aboard: When The Winds Blow…

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Nov 052013
 
Living Aboard:  When The Winds Blow...

And they are blowing indeed.  We had another front come through over the weekend.  There wasn’t much rain but lots of wind and the temps dipped down to almost 70.  This morning, as I was chipping the ice off the sides of the Spirit, I was reminded of why living aboard in a marina, even […]

Why do I live in Key West?…

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Dec 272011
 
Why do I live in Key West?...

Here’s one good reason… That’s a typical winter cold front about to slam most of Florida today. As it passes over the state there will be a short period of intense rain and storms, the winds will kick up, and after it passes, a large temperature drop. Up around the Orlando area the night time […]