Category Archives: Bahamas 2020

Great Harbour Cay Marina

We’re at Great Harbour Cay Marina in the Berry Islands. Our friends on Sarayu and Dark N Stormy are here too (we helped Don deliver Sarayu south to Florida over New Years from North Carolina). Last night we enjoyed a … Continue reading

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Rain catchment, a manatee and peaceful night at anchor. Wind Coming!

Two days ago was our last day anchored off the settlement. Hoped to catch rain and it worked! But we moved inland yesterday to anchor just outside Great Harbour Cay Marina yesterday. [Hint: Click Here to check out The Rest … Continue reading

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Conch Salad… Finally!

Took a walk two days ago over to the Marina from Bullocks Harbour settlement. About 45 minutes one way on asphalt roads with potholes you could lose a subcompact car in!! Marina is very laid back, very protected. Enjoyed the … Continue reading

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Bullocks Harbour, Berry Islands

Went ashore today at Bullocks Harbour to scout out the town. Pretty tough life here but we met some really nice people. They just want to know if we’re enjoying our time in the Berry Islands.Many folks work at the … Continue reading

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We love our shallow draft boat!

Moved south to anchor by Bullocks Harbour to get out of strong south wind. Saw a nurse Shark in the shallows as we crept over them at high tide. Now we are close to town but in our own tiny … Continue reading

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Some days it’s not fun!

Sail from HELL from Moores Island today. Delayed departure because we donated some stuff to the community. A pastor helped us out. More on Bishop Nixon Simms later. Sail started off ok… A bit lumpy but sunny. Maybe 15 knots. … Continue reading

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We have no idea…

Our friends Nathalie and Brian on SV Timmies Run spent a little time in the Abaco Islands recently as they sailed by. Their pictures showed the massive destruction wreaked by Hurricane Dorian back in September. But folks are trying to … Continue reading

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Island hopping

Checked in to the Bahamas at West End at Old Bahama Bay Marina. Had a shower and enjoyed a $70 lunch 😲 Then took off across the top of Grand Bahama island hopping. Average 23-35 miles per hop at around … Continue reading

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It’s Better in the Bahamas!

What does the crew do after a long day motoring down the ICW from two nights at anchor at Riviera Beach? Decide to sail overnight to the Bahamas of course!! “We’ll take turns” Jim said. OK I was in. After … Continue reading

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Sea Turtles, Flying Fish and a lot of Fixer Upper Vessels!

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day. It began as a foggy day in Manatee Pocket anchorage in Stuart, FL.  We decided to head out the inlet to make our way south to stage for the crossing to the Bahamas.  The wind seemed … Continue reading

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