Bahamas

Lockdown in Paradise

The COVID-19 virus made it to Paradise.  The Bahamas have taken bold steps to try to contain the virus, and it has reached Nassau, Freeport, and a small cay in Bimini chain, Cat Cay. https://photos.app.goo.gl/LgCkFxhYo1j6oj2K7 Since mid March all of the Bahamas have undergone an increase in curfew procedures. We boaters are very much isolated …

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Customs man says, “she got to leave.”

  Back to Great Harbour Cay photos Return to Great Harbour Cay   As that great philosopher, Jimmy Buffet crons, "The customs man says she has to leave, But she's got a plan hidden up her shrewd sleave" (Manana, Son of a Son of a Sailor) We had a good weather window to depart from …

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Enjoying the Bahamas, but time to leave

Wow. Started this blog almost a month ago, and we are now departing Ft. Pierce Florida. Better get this one out before we move any further. https://photos.app.goo.gl/ZsFbrApA2NntG3iK7 We are sitting at Great Sale Cay, in the northern Abaco Islands, waiting to depart for the last leg of the trip to Ft Pierce, Fl.  The trip …

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Georgetown and the Family Islands Regatta, and the end of the fish drought

https://photos.app.goo.gl/gjUEjH9CoLZCw9MEA We stayed on in Georgetown to see the start of the Family Islands Regatta, with our friends, Clark and Michelle on Roam. We were anchored off our favorite place at Sand Dollar Beach. It is much quieter here in Georgetown now that the Cruisers Regatta is over and the majority of the cruisers have …

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Welcoming guests to Georgetown

Welcoming guests to Georgetown https://photos.app.goo.gl/8cxW2H08KjPgAEs33 After two weeks island hopping in the Raggeds, we started to head north back towards Georgetown. One of my best friends had taken a spur of the moment decision to bring herself and her teenage daughter down to see us, and they were arriving into Georgetown airport on 4th April. …

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Visit the Out Islands of the Bahamas

Out Islands Bahamas https://photos.app.goo.gl/1h2fiyTzZuzyacap1 We are settled in at Ragged Island in the Southern Bahamas.  Life is real cruising here, there are  fewer boats here than in the Exumas, and the water is amazingly clear and full of life. We left Georgetown 5 days ago, yet it seems we have been away for much longer. …

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