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Annual Member Meeting

2019 November 19
by Mike D and posted in the Past Cruises category

The  Central Florida Cruise Club Annual Meeting is planned for Tuesday November 19, at the Orlando Logan’s Roadhouse.  The address is 3060 Sand Lake Road, Orlando Fl. The meeting will begin at 7:30.  Our November board meeting will start at 6:30.

4th Quarter Member meeting

2019 August 19
by Mike D and posted in the Past Cruises category

Title: 4th Quarter Member meeting
Location: Marineland
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Description: Our 4th quarter member meeting will be held Saturday, October 19th Initial plpans are for the meeting to being at 10AM at Marineland Marina, in Marineland, Florida.
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2019-10-19

Member Meeting

2019 July 21
by Mike D and posted in the Past Cruises category

Title: Member Meeting
Location: Marineland Marina
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Description: Our 4th quarter member meeting will be held Saturday, October 19th, at TBD at Marineland Marina, in Marineland, Florida.
Start Time: TBD
Date: 2019-10-19
End Time: 10:30

Caladesi Island

2019 July 21
by Mike D and posted in the Past Cruises category

Caladesi Island is always a fun cruise! The weather was almost perfect; it was a little windy but it offset the heat. The noseeums were visiting at dusk but were tolerable particularly with the wind. Otherwise, smooth sailing! The Rangers at this state park were very accommodating. Most of the members arrived on Friday allowing them time to visit with fellow boaters, walk the beach and just relax. Everyone seemed to enjoy the beach whether for a quick swim, beach combing for shells or a sunset at the end of the day. There were 8 boats total that showed for this trip and of which 5 stayed until Monday.

On Saturday, April 13, everyone gathered at the pavilion for dinner with 2 spiral hams that were cooked by Mike Dark. Yum Yum!!! The side dishes that were prepared to complement the ham, along with the ham were exceptional. After dinner, the group continued to relax into the evening with walks on the beach and enjoying great camaraderie. The 50/50 was won by the Tuckers. Overall, everyone had a great time and a great weekend!!! Here is a bug repellent recipe from the Tuckers: Combine in a 16 oz. spray bottle: 15 drops lavender oil, 3-4 Tbsp pure vanilla, 1/4 Cup lemon juice. Fill bottle with water and shake. Ready to use.

St Augustine

2019 July 21
by Mike D and posted in the Past Cruises category

Beautiful weather this weekend with temps in the 80s for the 7 boats and 2 drive-ins. Very nice docktails enjoyed by the members on Friday evening followed by a group tour at the St Augustine Distillery on Saturday morning. Ron Moffitt was the winner of the 50-50 this trip.

Hammock Beach, Palm Coast

2019 July 20
by Mike D and posted in the Past Cruises category

It was a beautiful weekend and AWESOME Fireworks show at the Hammock Beach on July 4-7.
We had 5 boats in attendance for the weekend – with the cruise leaders being the last to arrive on Thursday, July 4th due to some trailer issues on the way to Daytona. We had docktails on the Thursday night with plenty of food and desserts to share. On Friday morning we had one boat take off to St. Augustine for the day while others laid around at the pool or explored the resort. The leaders hosted a barbecue of hamburgers and hot dogs with a bring a dish to share for the evening dinner before taking the shuttle over to the resort at 8 p.m. to see the
fireworks show. There was a 50/50 drawing held at dinner worth $25 and the winner was Fred and Lily Pommering. The fireworks show was AWESOME as everyone seemed to enjoy the grand finale ending the best! We had a couple of boats depart on Saturday afternoon before the rain clouds set in for the afternoon/evening. The remaining 3 boats went to dinner at Bings Landing for some good barbecue! Thanks to the Southworths for transporting us to dinner and taking us to Publix for last minute items. Everyone departed on Sunday with beautiful weather and blue skies!

Suntex Marina, Daytona Beach

2019 July 20
by Mike D and posted in the Past Cruises category

Please join CFCC Cruise Club in Daytona at Suntex Marina on September 20-22, 2019 for a relaxing and fun weekend. This Marina has a restaurant on site, Caribbean Jack’s, that features live music on the weekend and great food. There is lots to do in the area – take a boat ride down to Ponce Inlet and hang out at the Disappearing Island, hang out for the day at the pool and listen to the music, or just relax on the deck with your friends. This is a lovely marina that has been completely remodeled with floating docks and great facilities on site. Cost is $2.50 per foot, includes power. Make your reservations now…
Cruise Leader(s): Pam & Mark Watson —Phone: 407-6207764 Email: pwatson@darden.com

Tampa Marriott Waterside / Tampa Boat Show

2019 July 20
by Mike D and posted in the Past Cruises category

Please join us for a fun weekend and enjoy the 2019 Tampa Boat Show! We will dock at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Marina which just a short walk to the Convention Center for the 2019 Progressive/Tampa Boat Show. Marina guests have access to the Hotel Spa showers, pool, hot tub and fitness room. The Dock Master, Earle Cadoret will hold 8 slips for our group arriving Friday September 6, 2019 and departing Sunday September 8, 2019. All boaters confirmed and guaranteed with method of payment by August 16, 2019. Any slips not guaranteed and confirmed by this date will be placed back into inventory and will be first come first served. Two night minimum for Boat Show weekend with a discounted rate of $3.50/ft. per night – minimum $85/night. Please contact cruise leaders to sign up for this weekend. Also, attached is the dockage agreement that you must return by August 16th to Earle Cadoret.
Friday night: Docktails at the dock patio. Bring your favorite beverage. Saturday night: Pizza from Precinct Pizza on the dock patio. Chillin’ with the sunset! *50/50 Raffle – Tickets: six for $5
Cruise Leader(s): Ralph & Judy Hartig and Jeff & Karen Phillips —Phone (Jeff): 352-409-6060 Email: jeffosu@cfl.rr.com

Marina at Ortega Landing, Jacksonville

2019 July 20
by Mike D and posted in the Past Cruises category

You are invited to spend a weekend of fun at the marina at Ortega Landing. This is a luxury marina located South of Jacksonville at the intersection of the Ortega and St. Johns Rivers. The marina is within walking distance of many shopping and dining establishments. Some of the amenities include: floating docks, beautiful pool, hot tub, and clubhouse, courtesy bicycles, reliable wi-fi, picnic areas with grills, free ice, and slipside pump out. Check out the marina website: http:// www.ortegalanding.com. 
The club is planning a BBQ cook-off on Saturday, with prizes for the top BBQ (as determined by independent judges). The marina is planning a Labor Day cookout and pool party on Monday.
The marina has allocated 10 slips for the group and has requested we provide a consolidated flotilla roster. Please call or e-mail mfleming@vol.com to sign-up rather than contacting the marina directly. Please include Cruise Sign-up Information as well as number of people. Marina rate information: $2/ft, with free electric. No deposit is required.

The itinerary is being created and will be published soon. In the meantime, if you think you will be attending, please let me know.
Cruise Leader(s): Mike & Pam Fleming, (407) 462-4016 or (407) 462-4017 Email: mfleming@vol.com and Bill & Penny Waldo, (904) 398-1820 (house) or (904) 710-5925 (cell)

Mystery Cruise, Tarpon Springs, Fl

2019 July 20
by Mike D and posted in the Past Cruises category

The mystery cruise is unveiled with plans to visit Turtle Cove Marina in Tarpon Springs. Cost is $2 per foot, includes utilities; with 1 complementary pump-out. Amenities include: pool, shower and laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, pet friendly and adjacent to Sponge Docks. Please visit website https://turtlecove-marina.com/ for more information about the marina. Please bring docktails to share on Friday night at 7pm at the tiki bar. On Saturday, the Tarpon Springs Hippie Fest will be happening at the Sponge Docks from 6-10pm which is sure to be a blast from the past! This free event features food & beer trucks, vendors, bands, VW beetles and best dressed hippie contest. Dinner will be on your own for Saturday night due to the event.

If you’d like to join us, please email Donna with the cruise sign up info then you will be required to provide credit card info directly to the marina to secure slip (no initial charge, no cancellation fee). Please let me know sooner rather than later if you are interested in attending since the marina will not hold block of slips for the club. Turtle Cove Marina is easily accessible by the Anclote River. Follow channel to the red marker “40” and continue straight to red marker “50”. Turn to starboard and proceed to the entry basin to Turtle Cove Marina. Recommend using the Bellaire Causeway Boat Ramp for this cruise. Cruise Leader(s): Mike & Donna Dark Phone: 407-484-3794 Email: dmdark@cfl.rr.com