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Spotlight on Stuart Florida and the Treasure Coast

The dinghy dock at Sunset Bay Marina and Anchorage is always busy with cruisers coming in from the mooring field in Stuart Florida. Photo by Judy Prestia-Nichols

Hurricanes left many 18th century Spanish galleons on the ocean floor off the coast of what is now Stuart, Florida. Once laden with untold amounts of gold and silver, their skeletons resulted in naming the region “The Treasure Coast.” Today, …

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