Today’s Links – October 15, 2014

  • Report on Bahia Mar Yachting Center, AICW Statute Mile 1064.5, Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Bahia Mar Yachting Center is home to the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, October 30-November 3, and does not accept transients during the show. Bahia Mar flanks the Waterways’ eastern shores, south of the Las Olas Boulevard bridge. Bahia Mar in EF will not reopen until Nov. 9th after the boat show . Kaye Adams, SSECN […]
  • 8-Hour Closure on Isabel Holmes Bridge, October 25, 2014, Cape Fear River, Mile 1, Wilmington, NC
    The Isabel S. Holmes Bridge (Hwy133) lies north of the northernmost Wilmington Turning Basin in the northeast Cape Fear River and has a closed vertical clearance of 40ft. Wilmington, NC, off the AICW, is a popular side trip for many Waterway cruisers. NC – ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY (AICW) – CAPE FEAR RIVER – NORTHEAST CAPE […]
  • 4-Hour Closure for SR 74 Bridge in Wrightsville Beach, NC, October 25, 2014, AICW Statute Mile 283.1
    With a closed vertical clearance of 20ft, and a very restrictive opening schedule, the Wrightsville Beach Bascule Bridge crosses the AICW at Statute Mile 283, southwest of marker #125. NC – ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY (AICW) – CAPE FEAR RIVER – NORTHEAST CAPE FEAR RIVER Mariners are advised that revised closure times were approved to accommodate […]
  • Advice on Doing the Big Bend Crossing, West Florida Northern Gulf Region
    Here is very good advice about the Gulf crossing called Big Bend from our friends on the America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association’s Forum. For more on the Big Bend region from Claiborne himself,  see http://cruisersnet.net/?p=105951 I hope for you all at Joe Wheeler right now that you are encouraged to NOT do the Big Bend […]
  • Port Royal Landing Marina Thanksgiving Dinner, AICW Statute Mile 539
    This annual Thanksgiving celebration at Port Royal Landing Marina, A SALTY SOUTHEAST CRUISERS’ NET SPONSOR, is a perfect example of true Southern hospitality and of a marina family that cares about boaters! Port Royal Landing Marina guards the western banks of Beaufort River just south of marker #244. The Port Royal Landing Marina will be […]

Today’s Links – October 14, 2014

  • Cruising Carolina Marathon featuring Claiborne Young, October 19, 1-7PM
    If you have not seen these wonderful video descriptions of the coastal waterways of North Carolina by the one and only Claiborne Young, you are in for a treat. Author of a number of cruising guides to the Southeast and founder of Salty Southeast Cruisers’ Net, Claiborne met an untimely death in June of this […]
  • Curising Albemarle Sound, on and off the North Carolina AICW
    Here is a wonderful article about a wonderful body of water. This description of Albemarle Sound is sent to us by Joe Restivo,Marketing Representative for  Scotch Hall Preserve, a SALTY SOUTHEAST CRUISER’ NET SPONSOR! Cruising the Albemarle Sound One of the gems of the Inner Banks region of North Carolina is the Albemarle Sound. This […]
  • Little Stove, Normal Pan
    Got a tiny stove? You may have to adapt your cooking technique and times, but you can still have great meals!

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Today’s Links – October 13, 2014

  • More Reports of Shallow Water in Jekyll Creek, AICW Problem Stretch, Statute Mile 683
    Jekyll Creek is a perennial trouble spot and SSECN recommends mid to high tide only for this passage. See http://cruisersnet.net/?p=144628. Markers 19 and 20A are on the north side of the Hwy 520 fixed bridge immediately north of Jekyll Harbor Marina, A SALTY SOUTHEAST CRUISERS’ NET SPONSOR! Ours thanks to Skipper Reeves who keeps us […]
  • REMINDER: Fall Cruiser Rally, October 20, 2014, Edenton, NC, Western Albemarle Sound
    Come in Sunday night and stay ’til Tuesday for free, to say nothing of the many October activities planned in celebration of the 240th Anniversary of the Edenton Tea Party. See http://cruisersnet.net/?p=144536. Historic Edenton is A SALTY SOUTHEAST CRUISERS’ NET SPONSOR! Monday, October 20, 2014 Fall Cruiser Rally Complimentary 2-night dockage. Guided Walking and Trolley […]

Today’s Links – October 12, 2014

  • Photo of the Week
    Taken from the Amber Lantern Restaurant at Top Rack Marina mile marker 8.8 Brian McKown Marina Manager
  • Reminder: This Weekend Festivals
    Thanks to Chuck and Susan for this reminder of two festivals this weekend as reported earlier on SSECN: Dismal Days, http://cruisersnet.net/?p=144120 and Waterways Heritage Festival, http://cruisersnet.net/?p=144453, occurring today!! Chuck Baier and Susan Landry Great Book of Anchorages
  • Shoaling North of Charleston, AICW Problem Stretch Statute Mile 460
    Here is an article that Waterway boaters need not read, because we are all very aware of the shallow waters in most inlet intersections along the AICW. Charleston Post and Courier writer, Prentiss Findlay, describes the problem in terms that non-boaters can grasp. Let’s hope some legislators are reading! This area north of Ben Sawyer […]
  • Cleaning the Stove Burners
    Equipment that’s hard to clean will just lead to problems down the line.

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