Monthly Archives: March 2017

No Name Cay – Swimming Pigs plus more

How many islands can you squeeze into a day?   We are trying to absorb as much Island time as possible.   First we need to find a good calm weather window to pass north through the Whale Cay Pass Inlet.   Today is … Continue reading

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TILOO AND TAHITI and MAN O WAR CAY

Decided we are not ready to head back yet; so back tracked a few miles to enjoy the island life at anchor a few more nights.   First stop, is Tiloo Cut in search of turtle viewing.    Cruised south 4.5 miles, … Continue reading

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Hope Town Marina for a few days

Forecast of heavy winds sends everyone to the marina’s for protection. We have a few days planned at Hope Town starting on March 23rd. And then the winds came: ELBOW REEF LIGHT HOUSE VISIT A short walk along the path … Continue reading

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Little Harbor and snorkeling Sandy Cay

Little Harbor will be our most southern point in the Abacos before turning around and heading back.    We are looking for a good snorkel sight, and Sandy Cay may be the one. LITTLE HARBOR MOORING BALL With the cupboards restocked, … Continue reading

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Beaches and sand then Marsh Harbor

Looking for a protected harbor?   Try Marsh Harbor…. MARSH HARBOR ANCHORAGE Marsh Harbor provides very protected anchorage for North winds.   It is also known for having the largest grocery store in the area and is a good choice for reprovisioning.    … Continue reading

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More fun on Great Guana Cay

FARMERS MARKET AT ORCHID MARINA Local farmers markets abound – and this Saturday it will be at Orchid Marina.    A short walk along the shore connects Fisher Bay to xx bay and Orchid Marina.   Mingle amongst the various tables … Continue reading

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Great Guana, Junkanoo & Birthday Bash

Will it be Nippers, Grabbers or a surprise location?   Leaving Treasure and moving toward Great Guana Cay we are making plans for a party.      The Sea of Abaco is generally less than 12 feet deep and is more shallow in  spots, with sand … Continue reading

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Crossing Whale Cay channel to southern Sea of Abaco

Recently our boater friends on Last Call posted “every day gets more beautiful- how can that be possible?”    I echo that sentiment! The cruising lifestyle is working for us.   We planned the details, and anticipated our Bahamas side trip for … Continue reading

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Weather Window- on to the Abacos

Three trawlers and a  sailboat left West End Marina at 7 am. on Thursday.  It was on a rising tide in calm waters- perfect conditions. A Couple miles north and first challenge is to cross through Indian Cut- rumored to … Continue reading

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West End Grand Bahamas Island Time

The anticipation and planning for the Bahamas crossing is behind us, 4 days of wind ahead of us!  Along with at least ten other boats, we are sitting tight at West End Grand Bahama Marina.     The West End is … Continue reading

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