Category Archives: Bahamas

Pigs Bite


Friday the 13th: Rules for visiting swimming pigs Rule 1: Take food. Lots of food, whatever scraps, and leftovers you have. These freckled pigs are hand-fed by lots of boaters and they’re greedy. As soon as they hear a dinghy … Continue reading

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When the Wind Blows


Feb. 7, 2015. Those of you who don’t sail, may think this is a good thing for a sailboat, but it all depends on the direction and strength of the wind as well as the height of the seas. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Go-No Go-Go-No Go


Jan. 29, 2015. This doesn’t happen very often but sometimes it’s the only thing to do. The first plan was to cross from Port Lucaya, Grand Bahama Island to Great Harbor at the north end of the Berry Islands. For us, this … Continue reading

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Throw Off the Lines


Jan. 17, 2015: I thought I’d share some of my musings as we start on this next adventure. First, I take off my rings and cut my fingernails; these hands have a lot of work to do. Nail polish and long … Continue reading

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Fog and more fog


WARNING: SPOILER ALERT   Feb. 16, 2014. We’re back and Sable is in her new slip at Halifax Harbor, Daytona Beach, Fl.  Now I know you northeast cruisers are used to fog, but it is rare in the south and … Continue reading

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Anchoring out on the Grand Bahama Bank


Jan. 27, 2014: This post will mean more to those who have read the first chapter of Night Watch. I posted a draft of it on this blog some time ago. Hopefully, I can find it in the archives and … Continue reading

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Nassau and Points South


Jan. 11, 2014. Cruisers either seem to love Nassau or hate it. We’re in the  “love it” group. We dock at Nassau Harbor Club and enjoy seeing Peter, manager,dockmaster and friend. Right across the street is East Bay Shopping Center with a Starbucks, Fresh … Continue reading

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