Rosewood Tucker’s Point charters Mariner III luxury yacht for guest viewing of 35th America’s Cup

Yachties, water sports enthusiasts and fans of island life in general have their attention tuned to Bermuda. The 35th America’s Cup sailing event takes place for an exciting five weeks beginning May 26, 2017. Hotels, yacht charters and attractions around the island are rolling out offers and packages for this prestigious event. The luxurious Rosewood […]

Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi launches new mobile app

It’s now even easier to use and enjoy Fort Lauderdale’s convenient water transportation system. The Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi just launched an all-new, and free, Water Taxi Tracker App. This easy-to-activate app provides a variety of convenient features that help visitors plan their day and minimize wait time as they make their way around Fort […]

Photo Essay: Florida Keys part 1 – Key West

I could spend a week (at least) in Key West just taking pictures … palm trees, chickens, famous bars, unique restaurants, street signs, sunsets … oh, the sunsets … Anyway, you probably get the idea. I gathered a few of my favorite photos into a couple of photo essay posts. Maybe they’ll inspire you to […]

Photo Essay: Florida Keys part 3 – Marathon Super Boat Grand Prix Power Boat Races

The Marathon Super Boat Grand Prix offshore power boat races took place on Marathon Key on July 5, 2015. Boats raced in seven classes: Superboat, Superboat Unlimited, Superboat Extreme, Superboat Vee, Superboat Stock, and Production 3 and 4 classes.             More Keys, please … Photo Essay: Florida Keys part 1 […]

Photo Essay: Florida Keys part 2 – Bridges, Boats, and Bars

Bridges, boats, and bars are perhaps my favorite parts of the Florida Keys. When you’re sitting on a little slice of land surrounded by the turquoise shades of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, you can’t help but become addicted to the water, boats, and bridges that go along with it. The bars […]

Win a Walt Disney World Vacation Through TakeMeFishing.org’s Phineas & Ferb Reel in the Fun’Sweepstakes

“Hey Ferb, I know what we’re gonna do today.” Who isn’t familiar with that line? Everybody’s favorite adventure-loving brothers are ready to give some lucky soul the trip of a lifetime. The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) has partnered with the Walt Disney Company to bring the fun of recreational boating and fishing to […]

From the Bow of a Boat: Tree Frogs, Fish Tacos and Samplings of Summer

We took the boat out for the first ride of the year last weekend.  It’s always nice to get back out on the water after a long, cold winter. We do most of our boating and jet-skiing in the James River or Lake Anna, which is in Louisa County, Virginia.  This particular trip was to Lake […]

Trop-Rockin’ with Balmy Palms

You don’t have to read very many of my posts to figure out what an island girl I am.  I mean, really, I named my blog “Somewhere in the Sand.”  How much more of a clue do you need? Give me a swaying hammock, a shady palm tree and some nice, soft sand beneath my […]

Far-Out and Fab on Florida’s Gulf Coast – Frenchy’s Oasis Motel

Groovy, cool, neat-o and any other ‘60s saying you might surmise aptly describe the space that makes up Frenchy’s Oasis Motel.  A classic motor lodge with a courtyard-style pool and back “yard” marina, Frenchy’s is located just a walk away from Clearwater Beach.  Backing up to Tampa Bay, views of buildings, boats, birds and my […]

Mmmmmm…..motorboating…

Little Big Town had me at “Boondocks” and they’ll be keeping me for a long time with their latest song “Pontoon.”  We owned a pontoon boat for several years.  As a matter of fact, here it is….. As fun and convenient as they are, they do not go fast.  And that’s okay.  But when you […]

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