AboutThis is us taking time out to sail to somewhere we’ve never been with our three rapidly maturing children on the yacht ‘Mahia’ – a Jeanneau 43 DS. We decided to risk our jobs, the childrens education, our retirement savings and our sanity, and left the Sunshine Coast of Australia to sail across from the USA to Europe via the Caribbean.
Monthly Archives: March 2017
With the 35 knot winds finally abated we headed east to the Exuma group, along with another dozen or so boats who had all obviously been waiting for the weather to clear.
We have spent four days at the Atlantis water theme park and hotel complex on Paradise Island off Nassau. It wasn’t till then that i realise that the kids terrible behaviour is probably a combination of lack of exercise and … Continue reading
The capitol of the Bahama Islands, with a population of around a quarter of a million people, Nassau is the main tourist destination of those visiting New Providence Island. We reached the main harbour and shipping channel after an easy … Continue reading
The Eleuthera group is a narrow chain of islands and the epicentre of the Bahamian commercial lobster, conch and fishing industry. The main town is the very colourful Dunmore Town, which is a major tourist destination for the rich and … Continue reading
After a few more days in Marsh Harbour, this time at the Abaca Beach Resort Marina, restocking and gathering the various bits and pieces for ongoing repair work we headed back down south to our exit point at Little Harbour … Continue reading
Yes, not only can pigs fly, they can also swim!