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Launch Day – Tarpon Springs, Florida

on Dec 01 in CRUISING :, FLORIDA:, West (Gulf) Coast tagged , , , , , by

Kismet was launched at the usual place, Anaclote River Park, just northwest of Tarpon Springs across the river. Turtle Cove Marina was our choice for dockage during our week-long stay while we did all of our usual Tarpon Springs activities which included, food shopping, visiting our favorite Greek bakery and restaurant for Greek…

Turtle Cove Marina – Tarpon Springs, FL

on Jan 22 in CRUISING :, FLORIDA: tagged , , , , , , , by

The last three times we were in Tarpon Springs by boat, we stayed at the Municipal Marina by the sponge docks. We always enjoyed the stay for it’s proximity to the great restaurants and it’s also a good spot to hear the Greek music and smell the great aromas wafting…

Colorful and Delicious Tarpon Springs, FL

on Jan 17 in CRUISING :, FLORIDA:, TWEETS: tagged , , , , , , by

We dropped the boat in at a boat ramp in Tarpon Springs (below), one of our favorite cruising destinations. Lots of good food, colorful people and happy music. While at the Farmer’s Market on Sunday we came across this memorial to Mother Meres (above), in the 1880s, she became one…

Spaghetti Dinner and Poker Night – Homosassa Springs, Florida

on Nov 10 in CRUISING : tagged by

Nature’s Camp Grounds provided a “Old Florida” experience and spot to ready the boat for launching in Tarpon Springs. We used the laundry facilities and enjoyed a spaghetti dinner and poker in the activities room at the campground. We liked the spaghetti, but really stunk at the poker game.  …

Initiating More Turtles

on Feb 17 in CRUISING :, Florida Keys, FLORIDA: tagged , , , , , by

Jim couldn’t wait to initiate Louis and Robert into the Turtle Club (below). Remember the post we made while in Tarpon Springs, when Ed initiated us into the club, Turtles Inc.? So if you happen to see Louis or Robert don’t forget to ask them, “Are you a turtle?” We…

Captain Greg and Monster Help Us Fuel Up

on Jan 23 in CRUISING :, FLORIDA:, TWEETS: tagged , , , , , , , by

Before leaving Tarpon Springs we needed to top off the fuel tank, we found the F & Y fuel dock close to the Sponge Docks and we were surprised at all the help we got. Captain Gregg and his little dog Monster greeted us along with the fuel guy and…

Are You a Turtle?

on Jan 22 in CRUISING :, FLORIDA:, TWEETS: tagged , , , , , by

I was doing laundry at Turtle Cove Marina’s Club House during our last day in Tarpon Springs when Jim joined me and we decided to have a beer in the club’s bar. It appears Jim had an ulterior motive for meeting me at the club house, he had heard they…