|INDIGO STAR docked at the beautiful Field Club|
|Field House Channel|
It's now reborn as a yacht and tennis club. The grounds are gorgeous overlooking Sarasota Bay with old pin oaks gracing the shores. We enjoyed lunch with Michele who came to pick me up for a Family Meeting and doctor appointment for my Mom. Later, Jackie and Bob Whitaker arrived and we thoroughly enjoyed dinner with them the second evening there.
|Docked at Marina Jacks, downtown Sarasota|
Our next plan was to continue onto the Sarasota Yacht Club and then the next day to Bird Key Yacht Club. We are trying to visit 13 boating clubs in the Florida Council of Yacht Clubs so that we qualify for a dinner and award at the Change of Watch next March. We
|Joanne at Art Festival|
|Joan & Joe Thomas had their hose rescued by us!|
Tomorrow, we head for home. Wind blowing down Charlotte Harbor from the NE for the last few days has created nasty & steep waves. So after following the ICW from Bird Key, Sarasota down to Pine Island Sound, we plan to anchor at Useppa Island tomorrow afternoon and come up the harbor early Wednesday morning as we hope for lighter wind and better conditions early in the morning.