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CRUISING PANTHER KEY


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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 pfrstl@gmail.com or (314) 372-1392.

 

Friday, February 17

Pre-Cruise Dinner at CJ’s, 6:00 PM, 740 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145Please 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

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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.


When:
Saturday, February 18, 2023, 8:00 AM until Monday, February 20, 2023, 5:00 PM
Where:
Panther Key - 25 mi south of Marco Island - Near the Everglades - Between Dismal Pass + Fakahatchee

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Bob Andreini
 
Rick Reed
Category:
Cruising
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 12:01 AM
No Fee
No Fee
Gulf Coast Sailing Club
P.O. Box 2121
Naples, FL 34106
United States of America
Gulf Coast Sailing Club