March 9th, 2002

Headed south on the ICW ...
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Porpoise know locally by the name "Beggar" ...
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Albee Bridge, one of the many bridges on the ICW that, unlike Downeastah, the Sunrise Line doesn't fit under. (Because of on-going work on the bridge they are only opening one side.)
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Headed out of the Venice Inlet ...
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After a nice picnic, floating around in the Gulf, we head back under the Albee Bridge ...
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and north on the ICW ...
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Back to our slip at Blackburn Point ...
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The boat on the left is the one you see in all the Sunset pictures. (Note how shallow it is, no short-cuts are allowed -- Sunrise Line draws almost 4 feet.)
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The Tiki Bar (on the right) is a very happening place -- usually live music on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and more young people in one place than I've ever seen in this part of Florida.
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People come by boat as well as car to the Tiki Bar and the Restaurant (straight ahead) ...
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There's our slip, next to the pontoon boat -- doesn't look like we'll fit ...
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And if I can avoid putting it in the mangroves ...
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Or hitting anything ...
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Nip drops the spring line on the cleat as we go by ...
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I tie up the front as Jerrine, Jackie and June watch ...
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