2008-2009 Suncoast Grady White Club Events

Suncoast Grady White Club (Cannons Marina’s Grady White Club) Events for 2008 and 2009
1. Circumnavigate Florida, Sarasota to Fort Meyers to Stuart to Miami to Duck Key to Naples to Sarasota
Date: Saturday Nov. 1- Nov. 9, 2008
Trip Organizers:
More Information: Cannons Marina, Grady White Club
2. Day trip to Egmont Key for a friendly relaxed fishing ‘tournament’ in the morning followed with picnic lunch.
Date: Sat. Dec 6 2008. Weather backup date Dec. 13
Trip Organizer: (VOLUNTEER NEEDED)
More Information: Egmont Key Park
3. New Year’s lunch and day trip to restaurant (not yet determined) Sarasota.
Date: Sat. Jan 10
Trip Organizer: John Levay, email: jandl99@verizon.net
4. Grady Fest 2009. This is the largest Grady White gathering. Grady White and Yamaha among the many of the presenters and exhibitors at the Punta Gorda Convention Center. There will be a Friday night happy hour, a Saturday night picnic and a Sunday brunch before departing home to Sarasota.
Date: March 27- 28- 29 – March 2009
Trip Organizer: Mike Shields, email: michael@michaelshields.com
Costs: $20 admission, includes a box lunch and T shirt.
Accommodations:
-The Wyvern Hotel, 4 star, $180/night; opening Nov. 1
-Best western, 2 star, $120-140/night
Dining: Restaurants at adjacent Fisherman’s Warf.
5. Day trip and picnic to Fort De Soto Park in St Pete Florida

Date: 18 April 2009
Trip Organizer: (VOLUNTEER NEEDED)
More Information: Fort Desoto and Pinellas County Park
6. Scalloping Steinhatchee, 4 days of gathering scallops!
Date: August 2009
Trip Organizer: Mike Yonkers, email: mikeyonker@att.net
Notes: We do not know of a marina with available transient slips and a motel for an over night stop on the trip up or back.
Further information: Steinhatchee, Steinhatchee Landing, Gulf Stream Motel