Category Archives: Underway

Nothing to see here…

Harmonie is tied up at the Grand Bahama Yacht Club.  We are 100 miles away in distance, and a thousand miles in other ways. We hoped on the ferry from Freeport to Fort Lauderdale (about 3 1/2 hours).   The ferry … Continue reading

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What is special about Great Guana Cay?

First, an observation:  Has anyone else noticed how many of the islands of the Bahamas include “Grand” or “Great” as part of their official name?  In the case of Great Guana Cay, we pretty much agree, it is a pretty … Continue reading

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Lynyard Cay

Most of the eastern shore of Great Abaco Island is protected by a line of small barrier islands and reefs.  one of the larger of these is Lynyard Cay.  Occupied only by a single fancy vacation home on the north … Continue reading

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Breakers to the left! Breakers to the right!

Yesterday we got an early start from the anchorage off Sandy Point at the southeastern end of Great Abaco Island, and sailed around the southern end, and halfway up the east shore. It was a fast and boisterous sail, with … Continue reading

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Pinned Down…

We are anchored off of Sandy Point, at the southern end of Great Abaco Island.  We arrived here just as the last frontal boundary moved out, and set up a pattern of strongly reenforced trade winds that have have been … Continue reading

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The Awesomeness That is a Blue Hole

I am poking about in the dinghy looking for good fishing water behind some of the small islands here around Great Harbor Cay.  Driving carefully in water less than 2 feet deep I  scan the bottom ahead looking for signs … Continue reading

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Great Harbor Cay

For waiting a few days at the dock in Freeport we were rewarded with 50 miles of fast  easy and fun sailing over to the Berry Islands and Bullocks Harbor on the back side of Great Harbor Cay. On an … Continue reading

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