Monday, December 27, 2010
POST THANKSGIVING CRUISE
The Pass a Grille Clubhouse of SPYC
Holiday Inn Indian Rocks Beach HOME CLUB ST PETE YC
SALVATORE DALI MUSEUM
DON CESAR HOTEL ST PETE BEACH
The Captain has been remiss in completing the blog of the journey's of M/V Island Hopper in the fall. After visiting Boca Grande, the crew took a break on land before departing for the St. Pete Yacht Club and points north. After Thanksgiving with cousin Chip who lives in Tampa, IH departed for SPYC on Saturday November 27. After enjoying the sights of St Pete including the new Dali Museum, IH headed north to Indian Rocks Beach to visit longtime friends Nancy and Gordon Obarski. A good marina was located on the ICW operated by the Holiday Inn. http://hiharbourside.com/ The crew bicycled to the Obarski's who live on the beach about 1/2 mile away. After catching up and enjoying a few adult beverages, IH headed south the next morning to the Pass a Grille clubhouse of SPYC, located near the Don Cesar Hotel on St Pete Beach. http://www.loewshotels.com/en/Don-CeSar-Beach-Resort The crew enjoyed bicycling and taking in the sights. After an evening at the YC, IH headed back to home port, Longboat Key Marina.
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