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Island Dreamer is a 41’ Morgan Out Island sloop with a center cockpit that is shaded by a large Bimini top and dodger. The interior was recently refit, giving it a clean, spacious feel. Island Dreamer has two staterooms, two heads with hot-water showers, a galley with refrigerator and freezer, and a large settee area in the main salon.  The settee can be converted into a bed for two when there are additional guests.  On Island Dreamer we use a roller furling 135% Genoa and a mainsail with lazy jacks. Most of our electrical power is provided by the five solar panels mounted on the stern arch. The engine and all the other systems are easy to access, so teaching about  maintaining a cruising boat is easy.

Guests are are taken to shore-side attractions in our dinghy, which is equipped with an outboard engine. When coming back aboard, especially after swimming or diving, guests can use the outdoor deck shower for a quick rinse. For those who wish to fish, we have some fishing gear on board that you can use. There is no need to purchase a fishing license since our guests are covered under our own Florida fishing license.

When we are at anchor, you may enjoy looking at the stars, drinking a cocktail and engaging in friendly conversation.  However, we can also take the dinghy to shore to one of the many island restaurants in the Keys, where there is plenty of excellent, live music. We do have a stereo and DVD player, so you probably will want to bring your favorite CD's and DVD's with you. Your Ipod can be hooked into our stereo as well.

Kermit is a 20’ Balboa sloop-rigged keelboat. Small enough that novice sailors will be able to “feel” the wind,  she is easy to sail and large enough to be comfortable. Equipped with a swing keel, she can be sailed in very shallow water. A 10 HP outboard engine provides the auxiliary power.

Kermit Island Dreamer

Chanticleer

Chanticleer is a CSY 44 walkover completely rebuilt and restored to a better then new condition. Well maintained by her owners Scott and Gail they have cruised over 18,000 miles in her. She is very roomy with inside with a  separate cabin and head for her guests forward and the captains quarters aft. In addition to her roller furling headsails she has a full size spinnaker for light air downwind sailing. She is also equipped with a custom hard top and a full plastic enclosure.  On deck she has an arch for solar panels and the dinghy, a kayak, fishing gear, dive platform and electric windlass.

Morning Dance is a 41’ Morgan Out Island ketch, rigged for cruising.  She has a spacious interior with 2 comfortable cabins, both equipped with their own heads and showers.  4 solar panels provide power when at anchor, with fans throughout. She has a roller furling headsail, bimini top for sun protection and a dodger and side curtains for inclement weather. A electronic windlass makes it easy to pull her anchor and a chart plotter, VHF and SSB radios give necessary navigation tools. The main salon has separate bunks suitable for families and larger groups.

Morning Dance

Sun Spirit

Sun Spirit

Bahama Rogue

Bahama Rogue

Classroom Management

Classroom Management

 Ethos

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