Monthly Archives: December 2016

A Pretty Perfect Day

Today’s weather in Paradise, 81, Sunny, with an 8 knot breeze. Water temperature in the mid seventies.  Yeah… Rough. What happens when we are at anchor in a place like this?  A few hours in the morning doing “boat chores” … Continue reading

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The good, and the…

The weather has been moderating.  Which means here that it has gone from pleasant, all the way to delightful. So yesterday morning we sailed down from our anchorage at Chub Cay down to a new spot about three miles east … Continue reading

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Deeper in the Islands

Time: 19:20 local Lat: 25 25.2′ N Log: 77 50.1′ W At anchor, Chub Cay, Bahamas Christmas Day we anchored up from Cat Cay with the objective of crossing the Great Bahamas Bank. The cruising guide describes it as the … Continue reading

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An Island Christmas

Time: 16:20 local Lat: 25 33.5′ N Log: 79 16.6′ W At anchor, Cat Cay, Bahamas We left Hollywood, Florida yesterday afternoon, at about 4 PM. From Hollywood we motored up the Intercoastal Waterway to the inlet at Port Everglades. … Continue reading

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One more thing…

We have been chaffing here, ready to go, but not quite completely ready… waiting for that ONE last thing… always that one last thing… and then one more… It is really frustrating to have always ONE more thing.  A common … Continue reading

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Down the River…

We have done all we can do at the Lauderdale Marine Center, and it is time to head out closer to the ocean.  Kevan is with us as crew for a bit, and he brought along his video camera.  Strapped … Continue reading

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Under the Boat

Some businesses are reliable and understand good communication with their customers, and some don’t.  It might not surprise you that the last bits of material we are waiting for are from those who just don’t get it.  As an example, … Continue reading

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