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In 2017, Jim, Carleen and friend Paul headed to the Bahamas to rescue a poor storm-damaged Corsair F-31 Trimaran sailboat

Now for the Rest of the Story Part 5 – Bahamas Adventure 2017: “Almost There….or…Not Sunk Yet!”

This is the final post about our Bahamas 2017 rescue of the damaged Corsair F-31 trimaran. As we were hunkered down out of the raging east winds on South Bimini island, we continued to pump out the boat every 4-5 … Continue reading

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More of the Beautiful Bahamas

From Eleuthera to Chub Cay….here are a few more pics from this lovely part of the World.

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Now for The Rest of the Story Part 4:  “Bimini or Bust”

Wow …. it’s already over a year since our Bahamian rescue mission!! I must sincerely apologize if you have been waiting for Part 4 of the Rest of our Adventure. So much has happened in the interim since I last … Continue reading

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Now for the Rest of the Story Part 3: “Paying for Water” or “I think your tap needs a washer”

We loved our almost 2 days at SW Allan Cay in the northern Exuma island chain.  The shallow, mostly sandy anchorage was small but protected and lovely with interesting low-lying rock formations, a tiny sand beach, palm trees, quiet neighbours … Continue reading

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Videos & More Pictures from The Rest of the Story: Part 1 (pictures updated April 14)

In Now For The Rest of the Story Part 1, we revealed more details about our quest to bring this poor F-31 home and see her sail again. Here are some more pictures and videos from our time in Rock … Continue reading

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Now For The Rest of the Story Part 2:  “Reefs aren’t just for fish” or “The S#*t has actually hit the fan” (Pics and Videos added April 14)

It’s been a little while since I posted Part 1 of this story. I’ve been exploring SE Florida. Swimming, snorkeling, hitting a few golf balls, learning about equestrian sports, ogling mega yachts and generally trying to process the fact that … Continue reading

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Now For The Rest of the Story… Part 1: “Island Style” or “What could possibly go wrong?”

The idea of creating a blog about our adventures was to share those moments with our family and friends, many of whom professed to be “living vicariously” through us. It was enjoyable to write about all that happened but as … Continue reading

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One Love makes it home!

Jim and Paul made it home safely yesterday (Tuesday). Our poor boat, and the guys I think, will be longing for the sun! Here are some more pics from the B and B. Hank is the elderly dog who is … Continue reading

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More pics from the Southern Palm B and B 

From our lovely stay at Southern Palm in Loxahatchee a few days ago. Our 31 (which you can see through the palmettos if you look carefully) will stay there until Jim’s race is done. Then Jim and Paul will drive … Continue reading

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1-800-Welcome to the USA?

We all know about 1-800 numbers right?  Did you know that a Canadian cell can’t call a US 1-800 number?  I didn’t either! As Canadians boating into the US,  we are supposed to fly a yellow Q flag until we … Continue reading

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