Tag Archives: Bahamas sailing

The Best and Worst Arrival


Feb. 25-March 2: This is all about our arrival into the U.S. from Bimini but to give you the proper perspective, I have to back up a bit. We spent six days in Nassau waiting on a 3 day weather … 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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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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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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It doesn’t get better than this.


March 15: We are now in Spanish Cay, in a well-protected marina in the Abacos. We crossed the Little Bahama Bank,  anchoring overnighting at Sale Cay (yes, that is spelled right). It is 90 miles from Grand Bahama Island to Spanish Cay, two long … Continue reading

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Stewball finds his voice


I never figured that Stewball would become a blogger. I guess making contact with Richard Petty was something he really wanted to do. And this new name, The Blue Blaze? Where did that come from? I know some friends have … Continue reading

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How to stay in shape after 40,50,60,or 70.


The answer is buy a sailboat and do your own work! 1. Walk the dock 6 times pushing a cart loaded with supplies. Build strength and endurance. Good work for arms and core muscles. 2. Lift all supplies from the … Continue reading

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