Archive for the ‘Current Events’ Category

No reason to be afraid of Sharks

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Once in a while visitors are concerned about sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. However the risk of being attacked is in fact minimal. A statistic of the Florida Museum of Natural History (University of Florida) shines a light on this.  In the last 120 years there were only 5 (five) ...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

We hope you and your families enjoy Thanksgiving. We are thankful for our families in the U.S. and in Germany and for all of our loyal customers, employees, service providers and friends! / The team of Sea Breeze International Management Corp.

Igor moving north

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Update: Forecast of Hurricane Igor still looks good for Southwest Florida. --- Heimo Langenbach, Sea Breeze International Management Corp.

Florida Population grows again

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

After declining for the first time since the end of World War II, Florida’s population grew once again last year, a hopeful yet tentative sign that the worst of the recession may have passed, according to the latest preliminary population estimates from the University of Florida (UF). Lars Rotthaus, Sea Breeze ...

Cape Coral watching Igor from Distance

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

[caption id="attachment_633" align="aligncenter" width="461" caption="Igor: No threat to Cape Coral Vacation Homes yet"][/caption] It seems Igor will not become a threat to seabim vacation homes in Southwest Florida. But it is too early to be sure. It may still become a hurricane later and change direction. We will make sure and ...

Damaged Oil Well gets new BOP

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Tonight the old blowout preventer (BOP) shall be removed by BP. Its failing had caused this summer's big oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  A new BOP will be installed. This shall prevent another spill, in case the final sealing of the well does not go according to plan. After many ...

Hurricane Activity picking up

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

[caption id="attachment_615" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Gaston - not a hurricane yet"][/caption] After many quiet weeks, hurricane activity increased lately (3 active systems over the Atlantic). Until now our vacation homes in Cape Coral were not in any hurricane path in the 2010 season. However, we watch all storm systems closely to be ...

Seabim Vacation Rental Finista

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

  The virtual tour for the new Seabim vacation rental house FINISTA on lake Finisterre is online now. Please click HERE. Sea Breeze International Management Corp.,

Organic Food in Fort Myers – Pizza Fusion

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

 A while ago we heard of a Fort Myers restaurant, that uses mostly organic ingredients. Some dishes (appetizers, salads, pizzas) are even gluten free. Its name is Pizza Fusion, part of a nation wide franchise. We thought, this might be interesting for our international guests and visited it tonight. The prices ...

Vacation Homes in Cape Coral – Where are the Mosquitos?

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Florida regulars know that mosquitos can be a nuisance in the evenings of the warm summer months. This is especially true for the Everglades, but also for Lee County. During the day, they seem to be in hiding, but when the sun goes down, it can make sense to enjoy the swimming pool ...

Vacation in Cape Coral – already hooked?

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Of course, Cape Coral's slogan is "Just Paradise". And our Cape Coral vacation home guests know the reason for this expression. Otherwise there would not be thousands of guests from all over the world in our seabim homes every year! But certain experiences remind us more than others, how wonderful ...

Cape Coral Vacation Home – No Oil …

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Nothing has changed in Southwest Florida. Wonderful weather, many attractions including our famous beaches. "Vacation homes in Cape Coral" are a great way to experience the Florida feeling.  Come again or try it the first time! No oil was ever close to our shores (Naples, Ft. Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva, Sarasota). And soon ...

Cape Coral Vacation Home: Check your Insurance!

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Getting the right insurance requires much knowlege and a good insurance agent. Many Cape Coral vacation home owners only THINK they are protected properly. Some property owners are not aware, that their policies might not protect them, if they rent their vacation homes to vacation renters. And even if short-term rental coverage is included, claims ...

Cotton States Insurance leaves Florida

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Cotton States Insurance claims competition and high costs in Florida for its wish to withdraw. Cotton States' market share in Florida is low. Our Cape Coral vacation home owners are not affected. People who are, have still time to look for alternative protection. --- Heimo Langenbach, Sea Breeze International Management ...

Oil in the Gulf of Mexico – fast Recovery!

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

NOAA issued a report on August 4, 2010, which comes to the conclusion, that most of the oil is already GONE (see why), about 25% being still in the Gulf of Mexico. Scientists argue over the exact amount still in the Gulf. But not many predicted a  recovery of "our" ...

Macondo well permanently plugged already?

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

In one of our previous Seabim Blog posts dealing with the oil spill, we described BP's plan: The "static kill" should be the first step to plug BP's leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico permanently. The relief well should be the second step (possibly next week) to achieve the "bottom kill" (permanent plug). However, it seems possible now, that ...

Vacation Home RAGTIME

Monday, August 9th, 2010

The virtual tour for our new vacation rental home RAGTIME in Cape Coral, Florida, is now online. Please have a look. Lars Rotthaus, Sea Breeze International Management Corp.

Tropical Storm Colin turned north

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Seemingly no threat to the vacation homes of Florida's Gulf coast; like Cape Coral, Sanibel, Captiva, Naples, Sarasota, Fort Myers Beach.

Static Kill under Way …

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

See the latest update of BP's Static Kill operation, including a link to live video feed. / Heimo Langenbach, Sea Breeze International Management Corp.

Tourists feel safe!

Monday, July 26th, 2010

The improved situation in the northern Gulf of Mexico makes it even more unlikely that our areas (Sanibel, Captiva, Naples, Fort Myers Beach, Cape Coral) will ever be affected by the oil spill. – Come, enjoy the exciting Florida feeling (not only beaches ...) and experience the unique atmoshere and ...

Oil spill update: Oil is breaking down …

Monday, July 26th, 2010

After the well has been capped, the situation in the Golf of Mexico is improving continuously. Surface oil is breaking down quickly and naturally now. Clean-up efforts will concentrate on fighting oil, which is still below the surface. In about a week operation "static kill" (pouring mud and cement into ...

Good-bye Bonnie! – Hello sunny Florida!

Saturday, July 24th, 2010

Tropical Storm Bonnie is gone and we barely noticed it. A tropical depression remained, which is now close to the oilspill in the Gulf of Mexico. Today our vacation home guests in Cape Coral ( could already enjoy a beautiful sunny Florida day. The same was the case in Fort Myers ...

Bonnie expected to impact area of oil spill

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Tropical storm #Bonnie may travel through the Gulf and reach the leaking BP well on Sunday. NOAA expects only tropical strom force winds, but the work around the well will be interrupted for about 10 days.

No oil flowing into the Gulf …

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

#oilspill - NO OIL SPILL at this moment. The cap is still on the well. Thad Allen does not expect leaks around the BP well. Therefore the well might be kept closed during Tropical Storm Bonnie www.?.ws/stop. Good news.