Wingate By Wyndham Southport
Travel Blogs from Southport
... of no wake we have been really good about going slow but when we can we move along, well. apparently even in a open zone you are "responsible for your wake" that's what the coast guard so nicely told us ....it's not written anywhere so we were feeling bad! So example if our wake is bigger and a yahoo power boater doesn't slow down and flips it's our fault and we pay for the damages !!!crazy So lesson learned on that one, apparently it's happened 3 ...
... what need on the bridge so we pack that all up there (love my coffee bean bag for that), engine checks, I disconnect the power, we both do the lines and the skipper masterly pulls out of the marina. I pull in fenders and lines and away we go. Also when we come in to dock I'm no longer nervous find having a mid ship spring line ready for the dock hands is the best one to throw first then stern and last bow. Most times there are deck ...
... are more typical southern beach style. Today was a sunny, warm day - perfect for visiting beach towns, having lunch by the ocean, taking a ferry from Carolina Beach across the coastal waterways to Southport. Colorful beach houses, gift and antique shops, lots of tourists walking the streets, sailboats on the water. A relaxing ...
... of taking pictures.
As I was leaving I talked with a woman from Delaware who stays there with her husband. He works there and she volunteers. They were planting all kinds of herbs, some veggies and flowers so campers could use and enjoy while there. Now really, how many times do you find that? I want to go back just to cook with their herbs. They spend the summer there and go back to Delaware for the winters. Bit ...
... several hundred sailors are away at sea for months on end. What was really interesting was the actual sailors written description of things like the cockroaches and other insects that got into the flour and so into their bread, they called it raisin bread, that they would pick out but obviously eat too. Also the severe restrictions on fresh water, showers were water on for a couple of seconds, then soap yourself, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility