Category Archives: Underway

One of THOSE Days!

Some old sayings have more truth in them than others. One of the most true is, “A bad day fishing is better than a good day working.” By any objective measure, our day fishing wasn’t great, but it was still … Continue reading

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“Super” Georgetown

On our random walk through the Bahamas we passed through Georgetown, the largest town in the Exumas. It is a very different place this year, and in strange ways. Last time we were here, there were close to 200 cruising … Continue reading

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Over to the Park

Pretty much a perfect day out of Cape Eleuthera on our way to the Exuma Land and Sea Park on the island of Wardrick Wells. We landed a mahi-mahi to restock the freezer, we sailed without needing to motor at … Continue reading

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Bahamas Islands

Bahama islands come in three flavors. “Out Islands,” “Family Islands,” and then the others. The “Others” are pretty easy to pick out. The are the crowded, urban, islands with the big cites. New Providence (which has Nassau) and Grand Bahama … Continue reading

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Back in The Bahamas!

Moving south and east from Florida is frequently a challenge. The usual direction of the wind is from the East or Southeast, right on the nose. This trip was no different. You have a choice of a lot of tacking … Continue reading

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And We Are Off!

We have been in an extended loop of mundane and boring, but all that is about to change! For some time now we have been docked in Hollywood, Florida taking care of business. Doing some work on other Amel boats … Continue reading

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Where is Harmonie?

We have been a bit off the map for a bit. Not because anything is wrong, but just things have been a bit boring. Since sailing from Charleston down to Florida we have mostly been working on Harmonie and working … Continue reading

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And 1-2-3… We are there!

Modern weather forecasting and weather routing information is a real game changer for passage making sailors who take good use of it. In the “good” old days you made your best guess, and jumped out into the ocean and deal … Continue reading

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Sailing again!

After way too long tied to the dock, Harmonie and her crew are finally ready, and our weather looks almost perfect for a trip south. We are headed to Fort Lauderdale where we will be helping introduce an Amel Super … Continue reading

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Wait, I Know That Boat!

The sailing world is a fairly small one. Especially when you are looking at boats that actually do sail around a lot The other day a new boat pulled in to the slip right across from us here in Charleston, … Continue reading

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