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 to the east side of the isle to watch the full moon rise, then had …read more
December 6 – December 14. Our plan this season is to head south, island hopping through the Exumas to Long Island. From there we hope to make short trips (two or three weeks) to some of the more remote southern out islands. We are looking at the Jumentos Cays, a long string of little spits …read more
January 8 â€“ January 10. There are only a few bare inches under the keel of our boat. We float in a depthless hole of water. Although the wind has picked up, Blue Wing doesnâ€™t swing on her chain or even bob and weave much. It is a little eerie, but amazingly pleasant. Only one …read more
The sun shone on Tuesday morning and we were finally able to visit ashore. We hiked to the top of Boo Boo Hill and down several trails. Greg did some snorkeling. There was so much to see, we hardly made a dent in it.
On Friday we woke up to grey skies. We had had an exhausting day before traveling from Highborne Cay to Hawksbill Cay and then exploring ruins ashore at Hawksbill. The lack of sun became a good excuse to delay our trip to Warderick Wells, the headquarters of the Exuma Land and Sea Park. We went …read more
A short dinghy ride north from the northern most anchorage and mooring field at Hawksbill Cay takes you around a nub of the island and to a small beach with a trail to the Russell Ruins. The Russell family were loyalists who were given a grant to settle on the Cay by The Crown in …read more