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Apr 28, 2014 - Been on the move!

After I got the last posting done, we immediately changed our plans somewhat. We did, indeed, leave Hope Town in the early morning to get out of the channel with the high tide. Then we put the jib out and had a lazy sail to Man-O-War Cay. It was s short trip and we hadn’t been there. Since Bill had a business call that required them to hang around Hope Town area until later in the morning we weren’t going to be meeting up at any particular time. Man-O-War is a small cay, dry (as in no booze), known for its boat building and repair business,...

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Apr 27, 2012 - Great Guana Cay to Marsh Harbor & back to Green Turtle

BAD NEWS this morning! There is another weather system coming in for the weekend. The Cruisers Net on the VHF radio this morning reports rain up to a half-inch on Saturday and Sunday with winds going up to 25-30 all the way through Monday. We’re trapped in the Abacos until at least Tuesday or Wednesday. I didn’t explain yesterday, but there is a place between Green Turtle and Great Guana/Marsh Harbor where you have to go out into the Atlantic Ocean for about 10 miles then back in again, around Whale Cay and some very shallow water all the...

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Barnes Bahamas Trip

Mar 29, 2009 - Two Kinds of Sailors

Note: this posting is from several days ago - we'll be caught up soon. Current location: Marsh Harbor, Abacos, Bahamas Current weather: Hot, sunny, lovely – nights are cool for good sleeping too. Favorite boat names seen recently (demonstrating what a male oriented “sport” sailing is: For Pete’s Sake Boys R’ Us Dad's Gone Mad Warwick is the kind of sailor that likes to sail off the anchor when we leave the anchorage (and not turn on the motor). He likes it when the wind is pretty brisk and we are going fast; he loves it when we are ahead...

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Apr 22, 2008 - We are in Boat Harbor Great Abaco

Hi There! We crossed from Eleuthra on Sunday April 20 to Little Harbor Great Abaco with WERPLAYIN and DREAMER. DREAMER had two Mahi Mahi on the lines but lost them but were willing to have all 8 of us for dinner at Little Harbor. It was lovely and the crossing was great...some wind small waves so we motor sailed across. It's certainly nice to be here in the Abacos again. It's amazing how rich they are compared to most of the other islands. We are now in Boat Harbor looking over a lovely resort with huge boats and the houses surrounding us...

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