Category: 2015 Adventures

There be Manatees in Them Waters!

Michelle has been on the look out for Manatee for the last couple of years. They’re fairly common in South Florida and the Bahamas, but we have never seen one – until this week. We were motoring up the ICW (Intracoastal Waterway) and had just passed through Jupiter Florida. Michelle was at the helm and […]

Exploring with the Bryants

Our friends Alan and Kit Bryant flew in last week to escape the cold of Colorado for a few days. They stayed at Fowl Cay Resort , which is located right next door to Big Majors and Staniel Cay, so we were able to spend some quality time with them, exploring the Exumas Land and […]

What we get for our trouble

Some might ask, “Why would you bother to sail several hundred miles, dodge coral reefs, leave family behind, and fight off pirates (just kidding – on the pirate part)? Here’s why! We spent most of this week in the Exuma Cays Land & Sea Park, which was the first park of its kind in the […]

Always Working!

Michelle took this picture of me while I was on a conference call this morning. I was using my Satellite Phone, which requires that you be in an open area with nothing in the way that could block the signal. On Double Wide, that means climbing on to the roof above the cockpit!

Stepping Across the Great Bahama Bank

When people ask me about the Bahamas, they’re always surprised when I explain that the Bahamas actually encompasses quite a large area. In fact, from North to South the chain of islands that make up the Bahamas strings out across approximately 700 miles and includes 2,400 individual islands or Cays (pronounced KEYS). It’s a big […]

Bahamas 2015 — Here we come!

Michelle, Tug Boat, Sailor and I made it back to Coral Gables last night around 8:00 PM and had to wait at the dinghy dock for less than 15 minutes for a fellow cruiser to give me a lift out to Double Wide, which was moored at the very furthest mooring in the Dinner Key […]