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Gulf Coast Sailing

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Welcome to Gult Coast Sailing. This group covers sailing grounds and sailors from the SW coast of Florida to the East coast of Mexico.

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destinations east of Galveston?

Started by sam. Last reply by Sherry Dec 17, 2011. 6 Replies

Sailing on the Gulf Coast of Florida

Started by Robin. Last reply by Sherry Oct 29, 2011. 27 Replies

oil spill and our boats.....

Started by zeehag Jun 28, 2010. 0 Replies

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Comment by zeehag on July 6, 2010 at 3:40pm
bolivar peninsula's crystal beach is affected now---so is ponchartrain to a degree now the oil has been found inside rigolets.....sad sad sad.....too many are affected by this--is 1/3 the continental usa coastline--is very very sad......too many lives depend on that ecosystem remaining intact---will be a looong time before the place will return to some semblance of normalcy--there is waaay too much crude flowing unchecked for the return in our lifetimes--tooo sad.....beyond tragic...
Comment by zeehag on May 8, 2010 at 9:43pm
Comment by zeehag on May 2, 2010 at 9:11pm
check this out-----interesting stuff......

http://www.mudinmyblood.net/forum/showthread.php?t=6104
Comment by zeehag on April 30, 2010 at 1:20pm
is anyone else here tired of the storms and fronts?? i will be glad to get back to perfect weather ..lol.....only time sin diego weather is not perfect is in winter--lol---then the storms present with 50-70kt winds--and coldness--i think is time to get back for a minuet --then onward in formosa to southern ports wherein no english is spoken.......
Comment by zeehag on April 15, 2010 at 3:25pm
fort myers has a mooring field run by the matanzas inn--is cool --there is a dinghy dock free--no overnite ----there are shower facilities no charge and laundry room...a reallllly goooood restaurant associated with the inn is awesome--one of best pizzas i have had since 1969 when i left NY for the last time..lol....serious goood pizza...no other state has pizza like noo jawrk pizzas...killa!!!!
Comment by Claude on April 11, 2010 at 7:36am
Congrats on the trip, Gene ! That is an interesting run down the ICW.. Morgan City with all the river current and traffic is a challenge.. Locking through into the Mississippi at New Orleans is a thrill with all the traffic.. but the view of the French Quarter is great as ya go by ! The Miss Sound and the islands are fine places to sail ! Gonna Be Fun !
Comment by Gene Kohrman on April 10, 2010 at 10:34pm
PANACHE has a new home, Ocean Springs small Craft Harbor. Departed Port Arthur Monday, 29 Mar. by way of ICW. Ellender Bridge towed to Omstead Marina, Lake Charles. Crossover to exhaust elbow fracture and water in pistons. Had parts. Repaired Friday and changed oil again Saturday. Depart Omstead Marina Monday, 5th April. 59hr run to Houma; 29 hr layday, Houma Twin Bridge City Marina,30hr run to Ocean Springs Small Craft Harbor. Currently back in Port Arthur to empty a storage shed and pick up my truck. Should be back in MS by Wednesday.
Comment by zeehag on April 9, 2010 at 8:14am
we are in good holding in manatee river again--anna maria island was like anchoring in a swimming pool----so we will go to ft myers then isla from there---mebbe..lol.....front is blustery and wet---otherwise not so bad...
Comment by Claude on April 8, 2010 at 11:49am
wondered how yall wuz doing.. I saw a couple of posts from you and Phil, but didn't know where ya was.. This front brought us some nice weather again. I guess you are feeling it right about now with the rains leading in. Keep posting so we'll know where ya be !
Comment by zeehag on April 8, 2010 at 11:26am
lol--postponed until after payday lol....sometime post 14th we will go --mebbe via tortugas--havent decided as yet lol.....plans set in unset jello!!
 

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