South Manitou

Sometimes, when you get up really early, you can upload a whole bunch of photos to the blog before the rest of the marina uses up all the Wifi bandwidth.

F. on the dunes at Sleeping Bear

F. on the dunes at Sleeping Bear

Dinghy repairs at a park bench in Elberta

Dinghy repairs at a park bench in Elberta

Tugs in Frankfort. The forward one, the Anne-Marie, never shut off her AIS and was calling to us for days.

Tugs in Frankfort. The forward one, the Anne-Marie, never shut off her AIS and was calling to us for days.

The lighthouse at Point Betsie, from the water in the early morning.

The lighthouse at Point Betsie, from the water in the early morning.

The lighthouse at South Manitou Island. Strongly considering an all-lighthouse blog.

The lighthouse at South Manitou Island. Strongly considering an all-lighthouse blog.

Swallowtails on the beach at South Manitou

Swallowtails on the beach at South Manitou

First batch of boat bread! A sure sign that things are coming together over here.

First batch of boat bread! A sure sign that things are coming together over here.

Post-swimming boat detritus. Fortunately, we all have wetsuits.

Post-swimming boat detritus. Fortunately, we all have wetsuits.

View of Crescent Bay from atop the lighthouse, South Manitou. Volunteers conduct tours on request.

View of Crescent Bay from atop the lighthouse, South Manitou. Volunteers conduct tours on request.

Our beautiful boat at the windy anchorage, South Manitou

Our beautiful boat at the windy anchorage, South Manitou

4 Comments on “South Manitou

  1. Crescent Bay looks like a good kiting bay! Mich time to pump up!

  2. One please…
    How about kindly identifying acronyms so that the non-cruisers/sailors can follow the gist of the posts or captions? I managed to decipher AIS (Automatic Identification System) after looking through several other options…
    Hugs on the 4th from St. Paul!

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