Archives for August 2011

Sailing the Edge of Hurricane Irene in Hobie Adventure Island

Sailing Shell Creek to Punta Gorda On the Winds of Irene Launching In Shell Creek A nearby tropical weather system that is not a threat always causes great sailing weather, and today was no exception. After a morning look at Hurricane … [Read more...]

Remembering The Thunderboats

The Day The Thunderboats Died Miss Budweister to be Sold, and Remembering Piston Powered Unlimited Hydroplanes The Miss Budweiser Hydroplane, shown here on display at Muscle Car City, was recently listed for auction on eBay. We saw … [Read more...]

Caught By Another Thunderstorm

Launching At Ponce Park Afternoon Sail Ends With Thunderstorm It started out so nice! Our plan for the afternoon of August 6, 2011, was to take an evening sail on Charlotte Harbor from 5 pm until about 7, leaving plenty of time to get the boat … [Read more...]