Marco Island Yacht Club
December 2018 Volume 18:12
MIYC Extended Cruise Key West & Faro Blanco
Belle was a special treat, followed by an exceptional meal at the Lighthouse Grill. During the day, a small group went to the Dolphin Research Center and swam with the dolphins. Sandy Wallen scouted the Artists’ Colony for fun ideas for the MIYC Ship’s Store, and Aquafit in the pool drew many. We departed on a calm and sunny day with amazing visibility. As usual, the weather improved as we approached Marco! All in all, it was good times with good friends—it doesn’t get any better than this! (See more photos on pg. 2)
By Peggy Frazier A group of 26 MIYC Members departed Marco Island on November 1st, headed for Key West, Galleon Marina. Led by Jim and Linda Marr’s Blue Moon, the fleet departed in rough and challenging seas. Seafari II, Good Juju, Liquid Assets and Kentucky Belle successfully completed the trip along
with Blue Moon. Some boats turned back, but their crews came by car to join the fun. We gathered for c o c k t a i l s o n Membe r s ’ boa t s followed by meals at wo n d e r f u l l o c a l s p o t s l i k e t h e Commodore’s Club and the Rooftop Cafe. Some slept on their boats, others opted for the Marker Resort close by.
We worked off the extra calories with Aquafit at the Marker’s pool. We also toured historic places like Hemingway’s house and museum. Some went fishing, and we all enjoyed the catch prepared as appetizers at dinner. Next, our adventure moved on to the Faro Blanco Resort in Marathon. A cocktail party onboard Kentucky
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