Tag Archives: family

New Location for 104th Anniversary of Zeidel & Company

Zeidel & Company

What started as a small family business tailoring uniforms for the captains of elegant wooden yachts owned by turn-of-the-century tycoons and Hollywood movie moguls, has grown into a multi-generation company offering a full line of nautical apparel. This year, Zeidel …

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South Florida News: Marine Industry Day

Marine Industry Day

Marine Industry Day Set for June 18 Educational games, a pirate show, propeller races, water taxi rides and boat displays, plus live music and food trucks, are just a few of the activities scheduled for the Marine Industries Association of …

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Casting Off With Kids

Boat Cruising with kids.

Since we made the decision to build a boat and cruise long before we considered parenthood, our son was born into a world of life jackets and safety lines. As we readied the boat for the first ocean passage, friends …

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A Sea-Going Ghost of Christmas Past

Fatty In a Hatty

It was the late 1950s.  We were in the tiny fishing village of Carrabelle, Florida, rafted alongside some fishing boats. Our iron-fastened 40-year-old schooner Elizabeth blended right in with her rusty, rough-hewn topsides. My mom was counting our pennies to …

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Mushrooms Are Tattletales

I am fascinated by the process of teaching, mostly (probably) because I’m no good at it. I embody that phrase we all know: “Those who can’t teach do; those who can’t do teach.” I am a do-er, not a teacher. …

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