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Family Sailing Vacation for the Holidays

Bring Your Family for a special Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year Sailing trip in The Florida Keys this year. Swim Sail and Snorkel, spend some quality time cruising the tropical Islands of the keys, and of course have a holiday dinner that can’t be beat! www.island-dreamer.com/family Your family can help sail the boat, snorkel, fish […]

Sailing to Fantasy Fest

Sailing to Fantasy Fest

Margie and I went to the Grand Parade at Fantasy Fest in Key West for the 1st time last year.  It was quite an experience fun, but not for the faint of heart. It is a huge costume party on the streets of Key West  where the participants and many of the watchers have spent much time […]

At the Market

Visiting new places

We are currently visiting Tel Aviv, Israel.  What struck me this morning as we were walking around the market was both how different it was, yet how it is so much the same as being in the US. The small shops selling a cacophony of goods, the smells of fresh spices and breads is very […]

Captain Harold and Scout Crew

Summer with the Boy Scouts is over

I will be posting again now that my 12 week long trips with the Boy Scouts at the BSA High Adventure Seabase is over. an email from my last crew; Hi captain harold we thoroughly enjoyed serving with you as our captain on the wonderfully beautiful ship of yours the Island Dreamer we shall always […]

Sailing to the Bahama’s on a new Outbound Yacht

We recently had the chance to help a couple sail to the Bahama’s and learn about their new 46′ Outbound Sailboat. We left from South Florida in the evening and arrived in  the Berry Islands the next evening. We spent the next couple of days practicing docking, sailing and doing man overboard drills. Of course […]