Category: The Bahamas

Into the Blue

March 12 & 13. I’ve been reading Greg & Duwan’s blog for 3 years, and talked to them at length about their sailing adventures. We were neighbors in Cabbagetown and when I heard about their leap into the unknown, I…

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Greg’s Trip

February 28 – January 3. (Sorry. This post isn’t really about sailing.) On Friday Feb 28th I went to the Carolinas to see my newborn grandson, Gabriel. I was concerned about leaving Duwan alone on Blue Wing. Not for fear…

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All By Myself

February 24 – March 1. I was alone. Very much alone. Hours earlier I had watched Greg board a plane at Staniel Cay. He was headed back to the States for the weekend to meet his very first Grandchild. Back…

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Karen’s Trip Part II

February 18 – February 20. From Cambridge Cay we went to O’Brien’s Cay to do some snorkeling. First stop was the Sea Aquarium. Then, after buzzing past Little Hall’s Pond Cay, we checked out a plane wreck. From there we…

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Karen! Karen! Karen!

January 15 – January 17. Our friend Karen flew down from Cabbagetown for a visit. She arrived at Black Point on Friday afternoon. We still had some west wind, so we stayed off the boat until after dark. We walked…

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3 Things

January 31 – February 8. Here are three things we never want to do again. Go to George Town George Town is known as a “cruising Mecca.” It has a large port, Elizabeth Harbour, which can hold 300 to 400…

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Ragged to Thompson Bay

January 23 – January 30. We have fun getting to know the cruisers when Steve and Kim host a happy hour on Fine Lion. More boats come in. But after a week in one spot, it’s time to move on….

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Jumentos Break

It occurs to me that in striving to relate events I have not given the Jumentos a fair description. They defy sequential narrative. If you want to truly lose track of time, this is the place to be. Take a…

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Wild goats populate most of the southern islands in the Jumentos chain. Goats in Duncan Town roam the streets. And they roam around in people’s yards. We saw lots of mamas with their babies. Although the goats tend to move away once people are spotted the younger goats seem to be curious and …read more

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Ragged Island

January 17 – January 22. “Did you order this ride?” “Yeah, I called in earlier on the VHF. You just didn’t hear me”. This is part of the playful banter among the core group of cruisers who come straight to…

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