2018-03-21–Tennar’s Aboard

Good fortune smiled upon us as we were departing Stuart Yacht Tennars were able to come down for a long weekend aboard Magnolia. As things worked out, they were able to get a taste of the whole cruising experience. The first night we were at the dock at Stuart Yacht and strolled to the local Roma Pizza for dinner.

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Up early the next morning we made all the regular pre-departure checks, including oil in the Lugger main engine.

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Jack I worked Sea & Anchor detail on the same line on Ticonderoga in 1983

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Lots of years but little has changed…feel blessed get Magnolia underway.

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Once underway, Jack and Kathy relaxed and on the VIP setee and enjoyed the ride down to Fort Pierce.

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Next time they will be calling for the bridge openings!

 

We anchored in a little protected cove just short of Fort Pierce for lovely evening on the hook.

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Crew anticipating happy hour…I mean really anticipating!!!!

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See now take this as a good crew lesson…Jack busted open the Oreo’s for a little pre-departure Sea & Anchor Snack! Lesson for perspective crew….

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Saturday morning in Fort Pierce, boat traffic was picking up early. We anticipated this and made sure we would be into Vero Beach early.

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Arriving early afforded a walk out to beach and as you can see we had PERFECT weather.

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We even stumbled into some live lunch time music which made a perfect afternoon topper.

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Another shipmate, Mike Camacho and his family drove a long way to meet us for dinner! We have them booked for the south bound Magnolia Passage Fort Pierce to Stuart in the fall.

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The next day we got a car and drove Jack & Kathy back to PBI. On the way though we just had to pop in and see our friend Mims in Palm Beach.

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We had a wonderful weekend and Jack and Kathy were real troopers being aboard a strange environment. They have also become our sole Plank-Owner Crew Members since the more stringent PQS requirements have to been instituted. Thank you to Jack & Kathy for making the effort and taking the time to come visit. Mike & Michelle, thanks to you for driving to Vero and Mims, always the quintessential hostess. Thank you. Next week, heading north!

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