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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Marsh Harbour

Many cruisers describe Marsh Harbour as the hub of the Abacos.  Eventually all cruisers in the Abacos pass through here, whether it’s for parts, food, water, fuel, etc.  Little would we know how true this would prove when we made our trip over from Great Guana Cay to meet my parents who were staying for … Continue reading »

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And so it begins….

I was a little dismayed that we hadn’t harvested any of the excellent seafood here in the Bahamas. No lobster. No conch. No fish. Luckily that all changed today:  

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Monday Morning

We’re back to what most Bahamas cruisers consider “civilization,” and I must say that we like the “un-civilized” world much better. Right now we’re anchored at Great Guana Cay and we’re headed for Marsh Harbor this morning. My parents are flying into  Marsh Harbor today and we’re going to hang out with them for the … Continue reading »

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This time we mean it….

So yesterday we readied a few things for our departure and I looked out of the boat to see that the tide seemed pretty low.  I took a look at the inlet to White Sound and thought I saw a mast in the channel.  Hmmm, he didn’t seem to be moving? Shortly thereafter I heard … Continue reading »

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Farewell Green Turtle Cay

This morning I was up with the chickens, seriously, the roosters are loud! We ended up spending a full week here at Green Turtle Cay Club and that seemed like an eternity after our hectic trip south. Not entirely sure where we’ll end up today, we could go north to Manjack Cay, or south to … Continue reading »

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Riding it out

Does anyone know the toughest thing to keep on a boat?  Fresh fruit? Fine China? Dry goods? A full bottle of rum? Nope, our friend Glen explained to me the toughest thing to keep on a boat:  A Schedule. When we brought JV south we were largely running on our hectic crazy intended schedule, we … Continue reading »

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Happy Junkanoo!

(I forgot to include a link to read a little more about Junkanoo if you’re interested.  Feel free to check this out if you’d like to hear more about this tradition.) Happy New Year! Sabrina and I took the dinghy around to Settlement Creek on New Plymouth yesterday afternoon for the local festivities.  The amount … Continue reading »

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