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Old 11-09-2014, 16:26   #16
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A few years back we radioed them to ask permission to take a slip for a day when we were having engine problems, and they told us no...
Not surprised, but the last time was there the marina was chock full and the fuel dock ain't so big.
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Old 11-09-2014, 19:51   #17
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Re: Florida Keys for the winter?

If you fly in through Miami, please stop by my store and say hello. We're only a couple of minutes from the airport. I'll give you some Cuban coffee. You won't have to waste time sleeping during your visit.
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Old 11-09-2014, 19:53   #18
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I love Cuban coffee
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You're invited too Scot.
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Re: Florida Keys for the winter?

You could try Gilberts Marina on Jewfish Creek. It's just north of Key Largo. It's a liveaboard marina. Prices wern't to bad when I checked a couple of years ago.
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Re: Florida Keys for the winter?

I used to take my mako from ocean reef to cactus jacks via jewfish creek. Fun ride, easy to get lost going north at night with a few cocktails under the belt (don't look at me funny it was a LONG time ago when I was too young to know how stupid I was er...am)
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Re: Florida Keys for the winter?

Scot, are you thinking of Alabama Jacks at the western end of the Card Sound bridge? Great place, still there.
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Re: Florida Keys for the winter?

Try harbor Cay Club in Marathon, great condo marina that rents slips for a reasonable price and it is secure.

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Scot, are you thinking of Alabama Jacks at the western end of the Card Sound bridge? Great place, still there.
No I meant cactus jacks, was a little place...it is or was a few hundred yards south of the Carribean club.

I have been to Alabama jacks once, not my favorite spot.
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Re: Florida Keys for the winter?

Had to look up Cactus Jack's, sounds nice. I'll try it next time I go to the Key's.
Is there a law that everyone in the Keys named Jack has to have a strange nickname?
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