Marathon Seafood Festival

Marathon Seafood Festival

Please  join us for an exciting Cruise to Marathon Key, The Marlin Bay Marina, and the annual Seafood Festival. We plan to enjoy Marlin Bay’s awesome amenities together with the 2021 Marathon Seafood Festival’s vast array of fresh delicacies and continuous entertainment on both Saturday and Sunday. We will have a couple of Cruising Options. […]

Pelican Bay Cruise

Winter is over and we gather at a favorite anchorage here in Southwest Florida on the leeward side of Cayo Costa to celebrate.  It’s that time of year when it’s not too hot and not too cold and perfect for being on the hook!  There will be Happy Hours on the beach and dinghy exploration […]

EPOL’s Oysters + Chicken Fest

There is plenty of room for “Land Cruisers” to come down for our Oyster Feast + Chicken. The fun starts at noon. Bring you a bag chair, your beverage of choice, and your appetites. REMEMBER! The Edison Festival of Lights Grand Parade takes place at 7:00 PM. This is known as Fort Myers’ biggest event […]

EPOL Cruise

EPOL Cruise

If you’re coming by land, go to EPOL + Oysters + Chicken Fest EDISON PARADE OF LIGHTS (EPOL) Cruise Leader: Bev & Bob Duff This cruise has been a CMCS tradition for many years.  We gather at Legacy Marina in downtown Fort Myers to celebrate our famous winter resident Thomas Alva Edison’s birthday.  The Marina is […]

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New Years Eve Party Cruise

  We are pleased to announce that the CMCS New Year’s Cruise will be to The Burnt Store Marina in Punta Gorda from Saturday, December 26th, to Friday, January 1st. If you have any interest in acting as the Cruise Leader, please give me a call so that we can get your input on all […]

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Thanksgiving Cruise

Cruise Leader: TBD Thanksgiving dinner is always great at Cabbage Key.  We have reservations made for 2:00 pm as usual.  Some people move their boat over to the Useppa anchorage for the meal.  Most dink over. Just depends on your dink.  There are NO pets allowed on Cabbage Key island anywhere.  Even Watson has to […]

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Rum and Reading Cruise

Cruise Leaders: Kim Brown & Judy Anderson Bob Macomber is putting out a book this year – “Word of Honor“! (Hopefully this year’s dust jacket color doesn’t clash with the décor of my library like last year’s.) Old hands know the drill but – Friday, Nov 13: the fleet anchors off York Island/St. James City unless […]

Halloween Cruise

Halloween Cruise

Cruise Leaders: Theresa and Steve Roake We’re headed back to South Seas resort for a “Spooktacular” event with costumes, prizes, food and fun.  Arrive on Friday and we’ll have Happy Hour by the water.  Decorate your boat for a chance to win fabulous prizes and await resort trick or treaters coming along the dock on […]


Kayusa Cup Race

This race is FREE!  It is a Caloosahatchee Boat of the Year Event. It is held in conjunction with the CMCS South Seas Resort Cruise. You can use the handy form below to register for the race. This is a coastal distance race. We typically start in the Gulf of Mexico, West of Redfish Pass. We will […]

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Kayusa Cruise

Cruise Leader:  James & Amy Gallagher This is a traditional cruise held in conjunction with the Kayusa Cup Race. South Seas Resort & Marina is one of southwest Florida’s premier destinations. Join us at South Seas Resort on Captiva Island for two days of relaxation.  There are three resort pools, a golf course, and a beautiful […]

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‘Tween Waters Parrothead Cruise

Our Cruise Leaders: Jean and Gary Blessing Head out and meet CMCS at ‘Tween Waters for the annual Buffett extravaganza.  We’ll have Parrothead Olympics and Boat Drinks of course.  ‘Tween Waters has a lovely pool and a beach right across the street for your enjoyment.  Who knows,  One year Jimmy Buffet may even show up. […]

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Fisherman’s Village Cruise

Cruise Leaders: Bev and Bob Duff AHOY MATES Plotting our course to the June 2020 Fisherman’s Village Cruise Come join us for a weekend cruise to Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda on beautiful Charlotte Harbor. –  <– Click here for a printable Flyer! – – – It’s assumed that whatever we do will likely have to follow […]

The Danger Island Handbill

Danger Island Cruise

Cruise Leaders: Kim Brown & Judy Anderson CAUTION – You are about to enter the Mystical Waters of “DANGER ISLAND”, located on the Sand Spit at the entrance to Pelican Bay.   Activities will be planned for whatever “social distancing” will allow. If possible, we will have a happy hour on Friday night, Saturday games […]

Bloody Mary Cruise & Brunch 2020 - CANCELED

Bloody Mary Cruise & Brunch 2020 – CANCELED

Our Cruise Leaders are Carol & Jason Pim  CANCELED – due to the Corona Virus Risk Last year’s Bloody Mary Cruise was so successful that CMCS will be doing it again May 1-3, 2020.  We will be cruising to the beautiful Pink Shell Resort and Marina at Fort Myers Beach. This cruise is in conjunction […]

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Easter at Burnt Store Marina Cruise – CANCELED!

Our Cruise Leaders: John and Susan Reekie CANCELED – due to the Corona Virus Risk If you’re new to Pelican Bay – click for –> Pelican Bay Chart. Entry into Pelican Bay is not particularly difficult but caution is advised. Don’t cut corners unless you’re familiar with the anchorage! If this is your first time, […]

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Labor Day Margarita Madness Cruise

Cruise Leader: Roy Malkin (763) 218-9369, or Labor Day is quickly approaching, and we’ve been diligently honing our mixology skills for those Cool and Refreshing Margaritas. Needless to say, the sampling will be quite satisfying. A Jimmy Buffet theme for the entire weekend will augment the excitement, so get your Island Attire ready. We’ll […]