Syrena logo FAMILY SAILING TRIP 2007
From Key West to Dry Tortugas
Bill Biega's
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Eileen Biega Stys chartered a 45' catamaran "Pussycat" from Key West to take her family sailing during spring break, April 2007. Her father Bill Biega joined as First Mate and consultant. Steve Stys was cook, Erik, Jeffrey and Raymond were crew. Her sister Annette David also joined the expedition with son Matthew. Read the full story. See also the chart.

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Moon sets over Dry Tortuga,
thousands of birds fly over sanctuary,
spectacular sun set, typical of area.
moon setting bird sanctuary sun sets over Dry Tortuga
Seaplane from Key West lands among anchored boats,
going ashore at Fort Jefferson,
Steve relaxes with Matthew and Annette.
dry tortugas seaplane lands ft. Jefferson Steve, Matthew, Annette
The cook and the skipper celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary,
the cook plans meals,
Bill and Annette.
Skipper at helm, coastguard cutter passing,
crew relaxing at anchor,
boys in cabin - Raymond, Jeffrey, Matthew, Erik.
We ate ashore the first and last nights. All other dinners were cooked by our excellent chef on board
Erik and Matthew enjoy the sun with their indispensible Ipods in their ears,
we enjoyed a very large cockpit
(note the boom extension for lifting the dinghy).
Bill with his daughters.
Sunning In cockpit Bill, Eileen, Annette
The boys take off for a ride in the dinghy,
in the floor of the galley there is an escape hatch,
Erik and Raymond swim underneath the catamaran.
Dinghy ride Swimming below
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Last update April, 2007