Dad drives the dinghy across the channel to Great Guana Cay. It takes about nine minutes. We put one anchor on the beach and one out in the sand next to Oven Rock. We walk down the beach and see an arrow pointing to Read More
We’re in Little Farmer’s Cay and people have told us that we could swim with turtles here. So we finally did it. We went in, just past the government dock and tied our dinghy up to Captain Conch’s dock. We met Deno 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
Finding the Conch My dad said he saw a bullshark on this little island inside Norman’s Cay once. He was wading offshore with the dogs when a bullshark swam between him and the sandy beach. We decided to call this 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