A Memorial Day Weekend to Remember
Friday Morning – Memorial Day Weekend 9 am – The winds are 5-7 knots and we are still an hour or so off low tide. The Reds are busting up against the bank eating grass shrimp for breakfast. Three Roseate Spoonbills are working the same bank a little further down. It is going to be a hot one today. Just get something cool in your hand and anchor up under the tiki hut. Oyster Bay Yacht Club said goodbye to the LAST DANCE when they got off the dock Saturday morning for their trip to Hilton Head and beyond. They said they would be back to Oyster Bay in the fall. Hope they have a great and safe trip.
Even though it looked like it was going to be one of the hottest Memorial Days on record here in Northeast Florida, it turned out that the weather could not have been any better. Temps in the middle 80s, winds off the ocean 10 to 15 knots, steel blue skies with enough cloud forming in the afternoons to give magnificent sunsets and a good drop in temperature at night fall to a balmy seventy five for the evening hours. I could write songs about weather like that.
And talking about music: Our members are coming out in full force this Saturday for the planned evening cocktail cruise with Amelia River Cruises between Downtown Historic Fernandina Beach and Oyster Bay Marina, with live music and buffet on their return to the yacht club. I hear that it looks like a sell out . We’re doing it again on June 11 and guess who is going to be your troubadour for the cruise:? Correct, yours truly; Captain Sean McCarthy on guitar and microphone. I know it’s going to be a great time, so you’d better book early.
by Harbour Master Sean McCarthy