Category Archives: Bahamas

A Sailor’s Christmas


Dec. 12, 2013: Sailors have Christmas stories and they don’t include sweet, tee-totaling Aunt Louise getting hammered on the egg-nog and telling everyone in the family really how she really felt about them, with words no one knew she even … Continue reading

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The First Mistake (on this trip).


Dec. 5, 2013: We are in Old Bahamas Bay Marina on Grand Bahamas Island. This was NOT a mistake. Our mistake was docking at Sailfish Marina on Singer Island, Florida in preparation of crossing the Gulf Stream. I have to … Continue reading

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Salt Cay, Bahamas


  Oct. 18: This blog is NOT about our next sailing adventure. It is about our next writing adventure. Sunday we fly to Nassau to begin a writer’s retreat ( and celebrate Ed’s birthday) which actually takes place on Salt Cay a … Continue reading

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History of Normans Cay


Sept. 1: The following is a chapter from Night Watch, our second suspense novel, set in the Bahamas. The history of drug trafficking through Normans Cay plays a pivotal role in the book. The research for this chapter came from several … Continue reading

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Under the Banyan tree


March 16:   A short post. Sable is in Melbourne Harbor Marina. We didn’t quite make the last two days. Very unusual weather coming to Florida. Very high seas-15-18  feet with swells up to 8 feet and winds 20 + … Continue reading

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It’s a Bahamian T’ing


March 2: OK, I haven’t been blogging on any regular basis. Internet has been unreliable, even when the marina says they have it (free or not). But there have been some funny things that have happened as we have traveled these … Continue reading

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Return to Norman’s Cay


Feb. 13. One of our goals for this trip was to get to Normans Cay. The days of drug lords Carlos Lehder and George Jung are long gone, but since this cay plays a significant role in our novel, Night Watch, … Continue reading

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And On We Go.


Feb. 5: Still catching up on our trip to Nassau then I can tell you why we ended up flying back to N.C. Eleuthera was next on our route. Specifically Spanish Wells which really isn’t on Eleuthera at all, but on St. … Continue reading

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Abacos to Nassau: Leg 1


Feb. 2. Now this will come as a surprise. I am posting from North Carolina, but more on that in a later blog. It’s been awhile since I posted on our Bahamas travel. As I have complained before, internet is unreliable and about it’s … Continue reading

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Life Onboard


Jan 18, 2013: “Captain Carter, a sailboat can be a pretty small space. I’m glad it’s you onboard with her and not me.” Night Watch, pg. 79 We have now have had two guests onboard, well three if you count … Continue reading

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