Panther Key is a small, uninhabited island with a sandy beach located about 25 nm south of Marco. This is one of our Club’s most popular cruises and open to all sailors in SW Florida.
FRANK ROSS WILL BE THE CRUISE LEADER for this cruise. For questions or additional information, contact Frank at email@example.com or (314) 372-1392.
Friday, February 17
Pre-Cruise Dinner at CJ’s, 6:00 PM, 740 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145. Please note that this is a change from Marco Island Brewing shown in our earlier announcement. This is a drive-to event, ALWAYS a FUN evening and everyone is welcome!
FOR THOSE ATTENDING THE DINNER, PLEASE RSVP on the GCSC Website
FOR SKIPPERS HEADING DOWN TO PANTHER, PLEASE RSVP on the GCSC Website
PLEASE RSVP TO BOTH if you will be joining us for dinner AND the cruise.
Many cruisers choose to sail to Marco and stay overnight on Friday. Marina options include Factory Bay Marina, 239-389-2929 and Rose Marina, 239-394-2502 or anchoring in Factory Bay or Smokehouse Bay.
Saturday, February 18
Cruise to Panther Key. Dinghy to visit friends or join others on the beach. Stacey and Julian Oronato have again graciously offered to host a gathering on their boat that eve.
Sunday, February 19
Around 12:30 we will have a beach party. Bring your beach chairs, umbrella, SUNSCREEN and a picnic lunch. That eve, we will have sundowners and a bonfire on the beach. Bring your chairs and BUG SPRAY!
Monday, February 20
Return home or continue on.
More details and Skipper Instructions will follow.