I’d been waiting for over a week to take Slipper on her first sail, but the weather hadn’t cooperated at all. Yesterday afternoon, the winds dropped unexpectedly, and as soon as Nancy got home from work, I hooked up the trailer and away we went to our neighborhood launch ramp. Our sons were both away [...]
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Big Lagoon State Park is one of the best available base camps for small boat sailors along the NW Florida coast. Located on the far edge of the state, 10 miles west of Pensacola, this uncrowded and well-run park gives sailors access to some of the prettiest unspoiled wilderness remaining on the Gulf Coast.