Tag Archives: Bahamas

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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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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A Guana Cay Christmas


Dec. 26, 2013. In 1492 Christopher Columbus (supposedly) landed in the Bahamas. The truth is as murky as the origins of Boxing Day which is today. He didn’t land-ho in Guana Cay of  course, but still… We arrived Guana Cay, … 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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Sable visits Aquamarina boat yard


Nov. 20: Last week Sable’s  cockpit looked like this after we made a 48 hour visit to Aquamarine boat yard in Daytona Beach. Now this was not a long run from Halifax Harbor. In fact, we walk past this yard … 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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If you’ve never lived on a sailboat, start here


August 24, 2013 I realize from the questions our friends ask, that many of you don’t know what living onboard a sailboat is like for us. So I have decided to start this season’s blog with some description of life for … 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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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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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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