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Category Archives: Everglades Challenge 2017
Stayed at the Rock Reef Resort Wednesday to yesterday am (Saturday). Paul and I kayaked Thursday before we went to get Jim up at Flamingo in the Everglades National Park. Snorkeled off the beach Friday. Face to face with a … Continue reading
Jim did two nights out on the edge of the Everglades. The wind was on the nose the whole time and the mosquitoes were thick. The winds are to be light and on the nose again for the next few … Continue reading
Jim texted me last night while we were at dinner with the checkpoint captains and some of the racers and their supporters. He was not too far away as the crow flies but is still a half a days sail … Continue reading
So…Paul and I have been hanging out at Flamingo most of the day watching the comings and goings of the Watertribers. Some came in, went out and came back in shortly thereafter (a crew on a Nacra 20 broke something … Continue reading
Today the Team drove from our hotel at The Port of The Islands Everglades Adventure Resort and Marina south into the Everglades through Everglades City to the small village of Chokoloskee. The village has some vacation condos, some modest homes … Continue reading
Worked our way south from FMB to see if we could scout out more shelter spots along the Everglades Challenge routes for future races. We saw several Watertribers moving along the Gulf Coast. Only one we could identify was Gadget … Continue reading
Now that Jim has decided not to do the Everglades Challenge, he and his crew (posse, shore team, groupies, whatever you want to call us…) have decided to follow the route south to check out the check points at Chokoloskee … Continue reading
Well. Wind, as we know from many years of going to sailing regattas, is often your friend… Or not! Today’s start to the Everglades Challenge was postponed for a day as there was (and likely still is) a small craft … Continue reading
We are under a weather hold as winds are too high. That’s the deal with the Coast Guard. Nobody may launch in a small craft wind advisory! So back to the hotel for a nap.