Monthly Archives: March 2012

It’s just a rumor-Honest!

March 27: The following letter was in our mail on our return from our sailing trip. We stand by the statement on the back of our book jacket.

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Crunch, Crash and Splash

All in one day at Harbortown Marina in Ft. Pierce:     There was a loud splash. We poked our heads out of the cabin and our boat neighbor was in the water clutching a bag of ice. His  wife … Continue reading

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Empty Docks and Derelect Boats

March 21: Traveling by sailboat, we see the harsh reality of economic recession. It seems worse in the Bahamas than the U.S. They are dependent on our tourism. People are anchoring out to save money, hotels with entire sections closed, … Continue reading

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Back to the land of free water

March 22: We had a weather window Monday and made the crossing from Grand Bahama Island to Lake Worth, Florida in 9 1/2 hours. We left our lovely marina at first light, 6:50 am. Winds were forecasted to be East, 13-16 … Continue reading

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No wind, no seas, no land, no engine!

March 18: A second blog today because there is so much to share. It takes two days to cross the Little Bahama Banks in a sailboat. The first day from Spanish Cay takes you to the anchorage at Sale Cay. … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces- The Bahamian Experience

March 18: I don’t know how to make a coherent whole from these tidbits, but we’ll see if this works. Pot Stickers:  A Bahamian name for the scruffy, inbred dogs that roam around every Bahamian town and frequent the docks. Mostly they … Continue reading

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Thank you for your interest

March 15: WordPress has started something new. We can now track the countries our readers are from-at least for the past week. Right now we want to extend a warm welcome to readers from France, Brazil, Ukraine, Russia, Germany, Austria, … Continue reading

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