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SSECN Alert 6/21/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 06-22-2013

I. Dredging to Begin at AICW/Okeechobee Waterway/St. Lucie River/St. Lucie Inlet Intersection, Statute Mile 987, Stuart, FL
II. Useful Visual Account of Trip Across Okeechobee Waterway
III. SSECN Marina/Anchorage Review Contest – We Have A Winner
IV. Lady’s Island Marina – Beaufort, SC – Still Seeking Applicants For Their Dockmaster Position
V. Withlacoochee River Entrance Aid to Navigation Destroyed, Western Florida Big Bend Region
VI. Derelict Issues Hit Oriental, NC, AICW Statute Mile 181
VII. Flashing Red Marker #36 on the AICW/Waccamaw River REPLACED
VIII. Repairs on US 74/76 Bridge in Wrightsville Beach Extended, AICW Statute Mile 283.1
IX. Good Words for Mile Marker 0 Marine Supply, Portsmouth, VA
X. Report on Depth at AICW Passage Through Southern Ramshorn Creek, AICW Statute Mile 570
XI. Blimp Factory on Pasquotank River (near Statute Mile 59)
XII. Dredging Begun in Ponce De Leon Inlet, near AICW Statute Miles 843 and 839
XIV. Florida Keys Wish List Is Coming
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SSECN Alert 6/07/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 06-07-2013

I. Columbia Marina – Under New Ownership and Completely Rebuilt – On the Beautiful Scuppernong River at Columbia, NC
II. New City Docks (Plymouth Landing Marina) and Services for Visiting Cruisers at Plymouth, NC, on the Roanoke River, off Western Albemarle Sound
III. Lady’s Island Marina (Beaufort, SC) Seeks New Dockmaster (Statute Mile 536.5
IV. Upcoming Highlights for Edenton’s 300th Annivesary Celebration
V. Rialto Harbor Marina Closed, Okeechobee Waterway, Near Statute Mile 120
VI. Hazard to Navigation, off the Okeechobee Waterway/Caloosahatchee River, Statute Mile 140.5, Cape Coral, FL
VII. Severe AICW Shoaling at Sawpit Creek, Statute Mile 731
VIII. Detailed Report on Little River Inlet, South Carolina Navigation (near Statute Mile 342)
IX. Fernandina Harbor Marina and Fernandina Beach Dining (Statute Mile 831)
X. Come Celebrate “National Marina Day” On June 8, 2013 at Harbourgate Marina (Statute Mile 347)
XI. Flashing Red Marker #36 on the AICW/Waccamaw River Destroyed BUT Temporary Lighted Floating Marker Now In Place (Statute Mile 377)
XII. Hazard to Navigation, AICW Statute Mile 951.5, Vero Beach, FL
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SSECN Alert 5/24/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 05-29-2013

I. Salty Southeast Cruisers’ Net Announces Our New “I”nfo Icon Feature
II. Dangerous Shoaling Reported Inside South Jetty, Charleston, SC near AICW Statute Mile 469
III. Report from Mooring Field at Marina Jacks, Sarasota, FL, Statute Mile 73
IV. Salty Southeast Cruisers’ Net Garners Welcome Fuel Price Reporting Recognition on Panbo.com
V. 15th Annual Edenton Music and Water Festival Slated For 5/31/13 to 6/1/13
VI. Update on Shoaling Reported at Longboat Pass (Inlet) Channel, north of Sarasota, FL, 5/17/13
VII. FREE NOAA Charting Program Now Available on Android
VIII. Support Vessel Acquired for a Worthy Cause
IX. Two AICW Aids to Navigation Damaged on Indian River
X. Report From Inlet Marina (Statute Mile 775.5)
XI. Two Valuable Reports of North Carolina AICW Shoaling
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SSECN Alert 5/17/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 05-18-2013

I. A HUGE Vote of Thanks to the Cruising Community, and A Special Request
II. Terrific Input Received For North Carolina 5/09/13 Wish List
II. Shoaling on Southern Foot of Sunshine Skyway Channel, at the Mouth of Tampa Bay
IV. Delegal Creek Marina (Statute Mile 600)
V. Change of Opening Schedule, Addison Point/John F. Kennedy Space Center Bridge, AICW Statute Mile 885
VI. AICW Problem Stretch Shoaling Confirmed Near McClellanville, SC, Statute Mile 434
VII. Update on Shoaling Reported at Longboat Pass (Inlet) Channel, north of Sarasota, FL, 5/17/13
VIII. Missing Light at Ft. Pierce Inlet/AICW Intersection, Statute Mile 966.
IX. Shoaling in St. Lucie River, Okeechobee Waterway, Statute Mile 1, Stuart, FL
X. Cruising on Albemarle Sound from the AICW to Columbia, NC, on the Scuppernong River
XI. Umbrella Cut Alternate AICW Passage (Statute Miles 685.5 to 695.5)
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SSECN Alert 5/04/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 05-13-2013

I. Terrific Input Received For South Carolina 4/30/13 Wish List
II. South Carolina 4/30/13 Wish List Questions and Answers of Particular Interest
III. UPDATE: Nighttime Restrictions on Gilmerton Bridge Extended to May 31, 2013, AICW Statute Mile 5.8
IV. May River and Bluffton (off Calibogue Sound, near AICW St. M. 559.5)
V. St. Lucie Inlet Buoys Repositioning Underway, near AICW Statute Mile 987
VI. A-1 Fuel Services Recommended in Fort Myers to Marco Island Area
VII. Repairs on US 74/76 Bridge in Wrightsville Beach Extended, AICW Statute Mile 283.1
VIII. Florida Keys Summer, 2013 Festivals and Events
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SSECN Alert 4/26/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 05-13-2013

I. INCREDIBLE Success For NE Florida – Georgia 4/22/13 Wish List
II. The Ones That Got Away
III. NE Florida – Georgia 4/22/13 Wish List Questions Drawing the Greatest Response
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SSECN Alert 4/19/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 04-19-2013

I. Expect An AICW “Wish List” Shortly
II. FANTASTIC Spring, 2013 Dockage Offer at Bennett Brothers Yachts/Cape Fear Marina – Wilmington, NC on the Cape Fear River
III. The “Tastiest” Dockage Deal on the AICW – Bucksport Marina, Statute Mile 377
IV. Latest Update on St. Augustine Inlet Aids to Navigation (Statute Mile 776)
V. Okeechobee Waterway/St. Lucie River Shoaling Near AICW Intersection, Statute Mile 988.5
VI. Heritage Plantation Marina (St. M. 394.5) Seeks New Dockmaster
VII. Senseless Vandalism at the Georgetown Lighthouse
VIII. Damaged Florida Keys Inside Route Aid to Navigation, Statute Mile 1108
IX. Big Sarasota Pass Discussion
X. Derelict Adrift near Jekyll Harbor Marina, AICW Statute Mile 684.5
XI. Expect Daylight Closures of Alligator River Bridge, AICW Statute Mile 85
XII. HAZARD: Bache Shoal Aid to Navigation Damaged, Hawk Channel, near AICW Statute Mile 1110
XIII. Edenton, North Carolina Slated to Hold 300th Anniversary Celebration Cruiser Rally 5/6/13 to 5/12/13
XIV. Regatta Pointe Marina Will Host West Marine Nautical Expo 5/4/13 to 5/5/13 (Manatee River, off Tampa Bay)
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SSECN Alert 4/12/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 04-19-2013

I. Salty Southeast Cruisers’ Net Announces Spring, 2013 Marina/Anchorage Review Contest
II. SSECN Discovers the Real Story Concerning the Wright River/Northern Fields Cut AICW Problem Stretch
III. Spring, 2013 Waters of Particular Concern
IV. The Most Important SSECN Improvement You’ll Probably Never Notice
V. Good Stretch To Sight Eagles on South Carolina AICW, St. M. 416 to 410
VI. U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre, D-N.C. Announces $585,000 For Dredging of Carolina Beach Inlet and Intracoastal Waterway
VII. Good Words for Hidden Harbor Yacht Club (Statute Mile 670.5)
VIII. VIII. Key Largo Humphrey Bogart Film Festival, May 2-5, 2013
IX. Punta Gorda Will Host Annual Dragon Boat Racing Event, 4/13/13
X. Annual Soft Shell Crab Festival on April 20th, Port Royal, SC, AICW Statute Mile 540
XI. Spring Fling at Bucksport Marina, April 5-7, AICW Statute Mile 377
XII. Shoaling in Salt Ponds Entrance Channel, Lower Chesapeake Bay
XIII. Strong Tidal Currents on AICW/Elliott Cut/Wappoo Creek Lead To A Change in Plans
XIV. Harbourgate Marina (St. M. 347) Will Host “Little River Sports and Outdoor Living Show, 4/13/14 to 4/14/13
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SSECN Alert 4/02/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 04-09-2013

I. AICW Groundings South of Fernandina Beach, AICW Statute Mile 731
II. Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association Reports on Recent Washington, DC Trip
III. St. Marys, Georgia READY To Greet Cruisers
IV. Important – Nightly Closure for SR 74 Bridge in Wrightsville Beach, NC to Begin 4/16/13 and Stretch to 3/1/14, AICW Statute Mile 283.1
V. Fort Pierce City Marina Entrance Channel Now Dredged to 7 1/2 Feet MLW (Statute Mile 966.5)
VI. A Very Strange “Water Bug”
VII. Praise for Longboat Key Club Moorings, Western Florida ICW Statute Mile 77
VIII. Key Largo Will Host “Second Annual Brew on the Bay,” April 4-7, 2013
IX. Two Recommendation for A1A Ale House (St. Augustine, Fl, near St. M. 778)
X. Old House Channel Dredging, North of Oregon Inlet Into Roanoke Sound, off the AICW
XI. Spring Fling at Bucksport Marina, April 5-7, AICW Statute Mile 377
XII. Reproduction Nina and Pinta Slated For Visit to Regatta Pointe Marina, April 5-15, 2013
XIII. Okeechobee Waterway Cruising News
XIV. Washington, NC Slated to Hold One Day “Marine Market,” April 27, 2013
XV. Frederica River Anchorages (off the AICW on Frederica River Near St. M. 666)
XVI. Don’t Dare Miss Moore’s Stone Crab Restaurant New Jewfish Key Anchorages (Western Florida ICW Statute Mile 85)
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SSECN Alert 3/11/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 03-13-2013

I. Serious AICW Shoaling At Intersection with Southern Ponce Inlet Channel (Statute Mile 843)
II. Steep 275% to 1025% North Carolina Boat Fee Registration Increases Proposed
III. Good Dining and Beer In Downtown Sarasota, Florida (off the Western Florida ICW at St. M. 73)
IV. Famous “Bucksport Sausage” Is BACK, And Bucksport Marina Spring Fling Planned For April 5-7 (Statute Mile 377)
V. Worrisome Shoaling at AICW/Shallotte Inlet Problem Stretch, Statute Mile 330
VI. Restrictions to Navigation on St. Lucie Canal/Okeechobee Waterway Lifted as of March 7, 2013
VII. Entrance Channel into Tween Waters Marina, off Western Florida ICW Statute Mile 14
VIII. Report from Islamorada Anchorage, Florida Keys Inside Route Statute Mile 1160
IX. Amelia Island Yacht Basin (St. M. 720.5) Offers SUPER Winter Into Spring, 2013
X. Breakwater Construction Underway at St. Augustine Municipal Marina, AICW Statute Mile 778
XI. How Would You Like To See This When Coming On Deck
XII. Is Maule Lake An Anchorage???? (Off the AICW at Statute Mile 1077.5)
XIII. St. Johns River Cruising News
XIV. Frightening Collision Story
XV. IMPORTANT – More on Marker/Charting Confusion and Increased Shoaling on AICW’s Passage Through Georgia’s St. Andrew Sound (St. M. 690)
XVI. Bayview Reef Being Expanded on Pamlico River, well off the AICW, near Bath Creek
XVII. Charleston In-Water Boat Show Slated For April 12-14
XVIII. Newfound Harbor Northern Anchorage Off-Limits to Masted Vessels, west of Hawk Channel, Outside Route Statute Mile 1207
XIX. Completion Delayed on Snows Cut Bridge Repairs, Carolina Beach, NC, AICW Statute Mile 295.7
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SSECN Alert 2/08/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 02-09-2013

I. St. Johns River Cruising Opportunities
II. Southwestern Florida Cruising News
III. Great Photo of the New Gilmerton Bridge, AICW Statute Mile 5.8
IV. IMPORTANT: Fender Repairs Restricting Navigation at L.B. Knox Bridge, AICW Statute Mile 816
V. Mangrove Marina – Florida Keys Inside Route – Key Largo (Statute Mile 1150)
VI. Shoaling at Southern Ponce de Leon Inlet Channel/AICW Intersection, Statue Mile 843
VII. Good Words for Palmetto Bay Marina, east of AICW Statute Mile 564
VIII. Washington, NC To Host East Carolina Wildlife Arts Festival, Feb. 8-10, 2013
IX. Exciting New Amenities Now Open at Old Port Cove Marina (Statute Mile 1014)
X. Missing Marker north of Blackburn Swing Bridge Could Be Navigational Hazard, Western Florida ICW, Statute Mile 63.5
XI. Missing Aid to Navigation at AICW/Jupiter Inlet Intersection, Statute Mile 1005
XII. Missing Marker in Darien River, west of AICW Statute Mile 655
XIII. Anchoring on the Eastern Shore Lake Worth Channel (Palm Beach, near St. M. 1018.5)
XIV. Turtle Cove Marina (Tarpon Springs, FL on the Anclote River)
XV. Dredging in AICW/Port Everglades, Statute Mile 1066
XVI. “Emergency Maintenance Dredging” to Begin In Fort Pierce Inlet Channel 2/4/13, near AICW Statute Mile 966
XVII. Input Sought For Peck Lake Anchorage (Statute Mile 992)
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SSECN Alert 1/25/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 01-26-2013

I. Important – Florida Boat Registration Questions Answered
II. Dredging between Captiva and Sanibel Islands, Pine Island Sound, Western Florida Coastline
III. Shoaling in Motts Channel, Wrightsville Beach, NC, AICW Statute Mile 283.3
IV. Garmin’s New Quatix GPS Marine Watch
V. Making a Dinghy Legal in Florida
VI. Map Depicts Two Small Anchoring Areas on Manatee Pocket (near Statute Mile 988)
VII. Steel Bridge Replacement Construction to Begin, AICW Statute Mile 8.8
VIII. Report from Hell Gate, AICW Problem Stretch, Statute Mile 602
IX. More on Pelican Bay Anchorages (hard by Cayo Costa Island/State Park)
X. Shoaling Surveyed in New Topsail Inlet, near AICW Statute Mile 270
XI. Praise for Calusa Island Marina (Marco Island, Western Florida Coastline)
XII. GREAT Advice About Cruising Western Florida’s Big Bend Region
XIII. Florida Waterfront Homeowner Speaks Out
XIV. Update on Vertical Clearance(s!!) of Broadway Bridge, Daytona Beach, Statute Mile 830.5
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SSECN Alert 1/18/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 01-19-2013

I. First Annual “Taste The Good Life In Little Washington” Festival Slated For February 21, 2013 6:00 – 8:30pm
II. “Druggies” Using Crab Pots In the Gulf of Mexico??????
III. A New Wrinkle in the Florida Sojouners Permit/FL Registration Discussion
IV. AICW Problem Stretch Shoaling Confirmed Near McClellanville, SC, Statute Mile 434
V. Ft. Pierce City Marina Entrance Channel Dredging Underway, AICW Statute Mile 966.5
VI. Major New Facility, “Port City Marina” Slated to Open in Downtown Wilmington, NC During Summer, 2013
VII. IMPORTANT – Okeechobee Waterway to be Partially CLOSED, 2/11/13 to 3/11/13
VIII. Dredging of Two North Carolina AICW Problem Stretches Confirmed
IX. Ballast Point/Tampa Yacht Club Aid to Navigation Destroyed, Hillsboro Bay, Tampa, FL
X. Report and Comments on Bradenton Beach Anchorage (Western Florida ICW, Statute Mile 87)
XI. UPDATE ON GILMERTON BRIDGE!…AICW Statute Mile 5.8
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SSECN Alert 1/11/13

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 01-13-2013

I. Our Sincere Thanks to the Cruising Community For Making 2012 Our Best Year EVER
II. SSECN Strategic Web Partner, the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association, Publishes First 2013 Newsletter
III. GREAT Video of the Winning Entry in the 2012 Key Largo Boat Christmas Boat Parade
IV. Edenton, North Carolina Slated to Hold 300th Anniversary Celebration Cruiser Rally 5/6/13 to 5/12/13
V. Florida “Sojourner’s Permit” Reprise.
VI. Interesting Night in Russell Pass Southern Anchorage, between Indian Key and Everglades City
VII. Mile Marker 0 Marine Supply Is Moving
VIII. New Docks and Dockage Rate at Riviera Beach Municipal Marina, AICW Statute Mile 1018
IX. New Pink Shell Resort Marina Opens in Fort Myers Beach
X. Additional Information on Main Street Bridge, St. Johns River, Jacksonville, FL
XI. IMPORTANT – Serious Shoaling on Jeremy Creek – McClellanville, SC (Statute Mile 430)
XII. Sunken Vessel Reported in Stump Pass Channel (off Western Florida ICW, Statute Mile 41)
XIII. Shoaling Reported at Longboat Pass (Inlet) Channel, north of Sarasota, FL
XIV. Reduced Clearance Reported at Socastee Bridge,…AICW Statute Mile 371
XV. Sears Landing Restaurant – A REAL FIND!, Surf City, NC, AICW Statute Mile 260.5
XVI. Restaurant Now Open At Crystal Cove Marina (St. Johns River, north of Palatka)
XVII. Concrete Hazard on Entrance to Lake Sylvia From The AICW (Fort Lauderdale, FL – Statute Mile 1064.6)
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SSECN Alert 12/21/12

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 12-21-2012

I. A Note of Sincere Thanks to the Cruising Community
II. IMPORTANT – More AICW Shoaling Reported at Statute Mile 270, near New Topsail Inlet
III. Possible Shortcut From St. Catherine Sound to Walburg Creek Anchorage (St. M. 619)
IV. The Coolest Boat at the Launching Ramp
V. MARK YOUR CALENDARS – Fort Myers Beach 6′th Annual Cruisers’ Appreciation Day Slated For 3/23/13
VI. UPDATE: Triumph Reef Aid to Navigation Destroyed on Hawk Channel, Florida Keys Between Miami and Key Largo
VII. A Word of Caution about Conflicting Currents at AICW/St. Augustine Inlet, Statute Mile 777.3
VIII. Things Have CHANGED On Troup Creek, Georgia (Statute Mile 670.5, just north of Brunswick, GA)
IX. Little Shark River Southern Fork Anchorage
X. More Reports of Shoaling at AICW/Shallotte Inlet Problem Stretch, Statute Mile 330
XI. GREAT Videos of Key Largo (Florida Keys) Christmas Boat Parade, 2012
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SSECN Alert 12/14/12

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 12-18-2012

I. An Open Letter to the Cruising Community
II. Controversial Martin County (Stuart, Florida) Anchorage Restrictions Approved
III. New Downtown Wilmington, NC Marina Under Construction, Off the AICW on Cape Fear River
IV. Marineland Marina Announces December, 2012 and January, 2013 Dockage/Tour Deals
V. TONS AND TONS of Western Florida Cruising News
VI. Two Florida Keys Articles of Interest
VII. Higher than Normal Tides Lower Vertical Clearance at Hwy 802/McTeer Bridge
VIII. Northeastern Florida Cruising News.
IX. Marker #4 Back on Station in St. Agustine Inlet
X. North Carolina Bridge News.
XI. “Sailorman” Highly Recommended, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
XII. Peck Lake Anchorage (Statute Mile 992)
XIII. Important November, 2012 Observations on the AICW/Shallotte Inlet Problem Stretch (Statute Mile 330)
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SSECN Alert 11/16/12

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 11-16-2012

I. ARGUS Data Now Being Updated Continuously By Two Research Craft Heading South Down the AICW
II. A Host of Excellent “Cruising News” Articles Authored by Captains Mark and Diana Doyle Just Published
III. Missing Aid to Navigation South of Fernandina Beach, AICW Statute Mile 718.5
IV. AICW Channel North of Charleston, SC Harbor, Between the Ben Sawyer and Isle of Palm Bridges, DOWNGRADED From Navigation Alert to AICW Problem Stretch
V. Aid to Navigation Destroyed in Garrison Bight Channel, Key West, Florida
VI. Dredging to Begin 11/16/12 at Browns Inlet/AICW Intersection Problem Stretch, Statute Mile 237
VII. Skull Creek Marina Fall, 2012 Dockage and Repair Specials (Statute Mile 555)
VIII. Lots of Western Florida Cruising News
IX. Praise for Georgia Waterway and Report from Hell Gate AICW Problem Stretch, Statute Mile 602
X. Boat/US Shares Article Describing Historic Damage to Pleasurecraft, Courtesy of Hurricane Sandy
XI. “The Crab Shack” on Sixmile Creek (off the St. Johns River)
XII. Barrier Island Project Takes Shape at Fort Pierce City Marina (Statute Mile 966.5)
XIII. AICW Navigation Alert: Groundings at Wrightsville Beach/SR 74 Bridge, Statute Mile 283.1
XIV. Port Royal Landing Marina Plans Cruisers’ Thanksgiving Celebration 11/22/12 at 1:00 PM (Statute Mile 539)
XV. Updated Report from AICW/Ashepoo Coosaw Cutoff Problem Stretch, Statute Mile 515

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SSECN Alert 10/26/12

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 10-26-2012

I. Nervously Awaiting Hurricane Sandy
II. Boat/US Releases Updated “2013 Florida Anchoring Information Sheet”
III. Good News and New Ownership at Fort McAllister Marina (on the Ogeechee River, off the AICW at St. M. 603.5)
IV. Marker #24 Destroyed On Indian Key to Everglades City/Barron River Channel, Southwestern Florida
V. Missing Marker at Northern Fields Cut AICW Problem Stretch, Statute Mile 573.
VI. Lots and Lots of Superb Information About St. Augustine Inlet and the City of St. Augustine
VII. Renewed Shoaling Reported at AICW/ Shallotte Inlet Intersection Problem Stretch, Statute Mile 330
VIII. Information on Naples Bay and Gordon Pass, Southwestern Florida Coastline
IX. Photo Shows Exactly What Cruisers Will Encounter at the Partial Okeechobee Waterway Obstruction Between Clewiston and Moore Haven, Statute Mile 75
X. Unhappy Report from Sunset Cove Anchorage, Buttonwood Sound – Florida Keys Inside Route
XI. A Good Visit to Darien, GA via the Darien River, departing the AICW at Statute Mile 653
XII. Lock Opening Times Verified, Dismal Swamp Canal, AICW Alternate Route
XIII. VERY Interesting Newspaper Story about Depths on AICW/Jekyll Creek Problem Stretch and Jekyll Harbor Marina
XIV. Dade County Nautical Flea Market and Boat Sale, December 1-2
XV. Change of RR Bridge Opening Schedule, AICW Statute 203.8, Morehead City, NC
XVI. Anchoring Rights Trouble Brewing in Stuart, Florida (Statute Mile 988)
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SSECN Alert 10/12/12

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 10-12-2012

I. ARGUS Solution Sets UPDATED Just in Time for the Fall, 2012 Cruising Season
II. Punta Gorda, Florida “Harbor Happening” Slated For 11/17/12
III. Operating Times of Okeechobee Waterway Locks Change
IV. Report from Calabash Creek Anchorage, AICW Statute Mile 342
V. Anyone Want to Be A Dockmaster (Hidden Harbor Marina, Brunswick, Georgia)
VI. Western Florida ICW/Siesta Key Daybeacon # 16 Destroyed, Statute Mile 78
VII. Two Florida Keys Aids to Navigation Destroyed
VIII. Detailed Report on AICW Passage Report Through Little Mud River Problem Stretch
IX. Cruising Community Responds Magnificently To Our Request for Information Concerning Two North Carolina AICW Problem Stretches
X. Reminder: Live Fire Exercises At Camp Lejeune US Marine Base Can Disrupt Traffic on North Carolina AICW
XI. Missing Markers on North Edisto River Inlet, well off the AICW, south of Charleston, SC

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SSECN Alert 10/05/12

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 10-05-2012

I. GREAT NEWS – LUK Fuel Offers Discount to Salty Southeast Cruisers’ Net Users
II. Missing AICW Marker in Coosaw River (Statute Mile 527)
II. “Report” from Matanzas Pass Entry Channel, Fort Myers Beach, FL
IV. 23rd Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show Slated for October 20, 2012 (Statute Mile 403)
V. Missing Lighted Buoy at Hawk Channel End of Angelfish Creek, north of Key Largo, FL
VI. Good Words for Turtle Cove Marina – Tarpon Springs, off the Anclote River
VII. Portsmouth, VA City Government Not In Tune With Cruisers
VIII. Dredging Underway in Big Foot Slough Channel, Ocracoke, North Carolina
IX. Florida “Sojourner’s Permit” Explained and Forms Supplied
X. Two North Carolina Marinas Once Again Welcome Visiting Cruisers (near Belhaven, NC and Manteo, NC)
XI. Update: Okeechobee Waterway To Be Partially Obstructed Between Clewiston and Moore Haven Until 2015, Statute Mile 75
XII. Construction Barge Traffic on the St. Johns River Between AICW Intersection and Jacksonville Could Interrupt River Cruising (near AICW Statute Mile 740)
XIII Good Depths Reported in St. Augustine Inlet After Dredging Project (Statute Mile 775.5)
XIV. Good Depths Reported in St. Augustine Inlet After Dredging Project (Statute Mile 775.5)
XV. Florida Marina Liveaboard Discussion
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