With gentle ENE winds, it’s another lazy sail south. By lunchtime we arrive at our waypoint just off Sampson Cay. It’s midday, so we easily see through the clear Bahamian water to work our way through Read More
A rough start through coral heads and past the Porgee Rocks marker this morning out of Rose Island, we’re on our way to Norman’s Cay. I question our weather choice. Traveling east is often a rough passage, and this Read More
This whole area is filled with spectacular underwater sites. The “Sea Aquarium” is just off the west side of O’Brien Cay and across from Johnny Depp’s island Little Hall’s Pond Cay. When we dive over the sides of Read More
We feel the pull of Georgetown. It’s time for the Family Island Regatta — the oldest regatta in the Bahamas where traditional sloops from all over the islands come to compete. Weather is mild and seas are nearly Read More
We anchor just off pig beach at Big Majors Spot here in the Exumas. Before we head ashore, I slice up what’s left of our cabbage—my boys are super excited to give their share of this loathsome veggie to the Read More

Exuma Land and Sea Park

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Cruising through the beautiful Exuma Land and Sea Park means pristine anchorages, rich and abundant sea life, beautiful walking trails with amazing views and wonderful bird life. It’s a no-take zone… so no fishing, Read More
Two more days of north wind are predicted and then the easterly trades settle in at 15-20 as far out as the forecast goes. So, we decide to use this north wind for a comfortable ride over the tongue of the ocean and Read More
Wind from the north is predicted to be 25-30 knots, so our stay in Morgan’s Bluff is cut short. This anchorage is entirely open to the north and reportedly “untenable” when the wind blows from any northerly Read More
We dive over the side of the boat into crystal clear water. There are broken-out conch shells everywhere in the grass below the boat. Someone has been feasting on these delights. We see cushion sea stars, thorny sea Read More
It’s 8 a.m. on Saturday April 1 as we slip our mooring lines and make our way out of Boot Key harbor. It’s not too early, but it seems like everyone is still asleep. We motor out through Sister’s Creek because our Read More