And reflections on our first trip. We finished our time in the Abacos just a couple of weeks ago. Ed and I island-hopped our way up the Abaco cays for about a week after we left Hope Town, and then it was time for us to leave. We got treated to some very calm weatherContinue reading “We are back in the USA!”
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Staniel Cay and neighboring cays.
Hello family and friends! Our next stop along our southerly stroll in the Exumas was Staniel Cay…sort of. We actually anchored a little bit north as we primarily had west winds to contend with for the week, and Staniel Cay is exposed to the west. We made a short motor down from Compass Cay asContinue reading “Staniel Cay and neighboring cays.”
Discomfort is an Effective Teacher
…but not a very pleasant one…. Ask me how I know this! Experience. I seem to continue to torture us with upwind sailing. Some of this is due to our destination being in a direction that is not entirely cooperative with the weather, but it’s primarily due to my inexperience with marine weather and navigation. Continue reading “Discomfort is an Effective Teacher”
We made it to sunny and warm Great Harbour Cay in the Berry Islands! Our sail over was not the most fabulous, but compared to earlier sails not that bad either. Crossing the Gulf Stream Based on the weather forecast, we elected to set sail last Friday night around 10pm. The sail across the gulfContinue reading “Bah-ahhhh-mas!”
We are Bahamas Bound!
Hello friends and family from Fort Lauderdale, FL! We have been hard at work getting our boat and ourselves ready to sail to the Bahamas. At least the weather has generally been sunny and warm. I’ve found myself thoroughly enjoying wearing shorts and sandals in February!! It is such a delightful treat after living inContinue reading “We are Bahamas Bound!”