One thing we found last year while visiting the islands was the lack of good hi speed wifi. Oh sure, several of the restaurants and bars had… Read more “Wifi in the Islands!”
Month: May 2019
Great Harbor Cay, Berry Islands
We traveled yesterday from North Bimini to Great Harbor Cay. Total distance of 83 nautical miles (95 normal miles) in just over 15 hours. Time sailing 0.… Read more “Great Harbor Cay, Berry Islands”
Hurricanes, storms and sailing…
Someone once asked me what the biggest challenge was with owning a sailboat. It isn’t the work, or the cost, or even the amount of time and… Read more “Hurricanes, storms and sailing…”
Here we sit in Bimini enjoying a wonderful evening. I am listening to Jessi Rice singing Blackbeard’s Ghost while watching the most amazing moonrise reflecting on the… Read more “Moonrise”
Bimini ver 2.0
Well we attempted to make passage towards the Exumas today with the first leg over Mackey Shoals. 6 hrs later and only made 14 1/2 miles. Average… Read more “Bimini ver 2.0”
Back together! Purple out, Blue is in!
Here it is Wednesday and we have reassembled the boat and reset the rigging to the correct tension. We had the bobstay welded by Rudy and got… Read more “Back together! Purple out, Blue is in!”
Rudy! Rudy! Rudy!
Well here it is Tuesday, and after nearly a week we have located the welder! Or rather we cornered him at lunch! Part dropped off with it… Read more “Rudy! Rudy! Rudy!”
Cruising… fixing your boat in exotic places…
While fixing a wire on the bow pulpit light, I looked down at the top fitting on the bobstay. Eeeeekkkk! Not what i expected to see. A… Read more “Cruising… fixing your boat in exotic places…”
Mantus mini scuba pack
Ok, this is a shameless plug for one of the best ideas that has came out in a while. This is first hand experience with one heck… Read more “Mantus mini scuba pack”
Pets and the Bahamas
One thing we have encountered is how do you handle taking pets with you on your boat to the Bahamas? In the past, there was a lot… Read more “Pets and the Bahamas”
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