Visit to Hobe Sound

Ambler Isle
V and S
Mon 15 Nov 2010 15:53
Nov. 18, 2010
Backing up the narrow 100' wide canal to Pam and Rich's dock, we were soon tied securely to their yacht, Cortina.  Boats and docked lined the canal, making it even narrower.  They'd invited Melanie and Paul, mutual friends who have a home on Elizabeth Island in Georgetown Exuma.   We caught up on things with all and enjoyed a wonderful dinner of flank steak and smashed cauliflower.  As usual, Rich had a new drink to share with us, Lemon Drop.  Valt wrote down the recipe  and planned to make them on Amber Isle.  The next morning we got an early start, heading to an anchorage before St. Lauderdale in Lake Sylvia.  The ICW twists and turn past many marinas and beautiful homes. There are 50 bridges along the way, some requiring lifting to pass.  This made a very tense trip.  But Lake Sylvia is lovely, very big, plenty of anchorage room.  The chart depicts it as very shallow, but we had no trouble entering or exiting.  The next day we'd be in Ft. Lauderdale.