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Dominican Republic

The Caicos Banks were uncomfortable with SE winds and chop, so we put the engine on and went as briskly as possible. Great Sandy Cay was a very peaceful place to stop. Because we planned to leave midday, we had … Continue reading

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Bad Haircut Day

Sorry about no posts for a while. Dealing with repairs and kids takes up all my time. Just like home. We left Georgetown after being ‘pinned down’ by strong winds for a while. Admittedly it was a lovely place to hang … Continue reading

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Staniel Cay and James Bond

Famous for the location of the James Bond Movie – Thunderball, Staniel Cay was only a short 2-hour morning sail from Compass Cay, our previous night’s anchorage. 

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Swimming Pigs

Yes, not only can pigs fly, they can also swim!

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Berry Islands – shark encounters

After completing the crossing of the Grand Bahama Bank we were looking forward to finishing the day off with our first real snorkelling adventure,  a wreck located  approximately 2 kms from our destination.

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Crossing the Grand Bahama Bank

After Max had come to the realisation that snorkelling in a marina at Bimini wasn’t as good as that to be had elsewhere, the kids agreed to do another big sail. 85 NM from Bimini to the Berry islands, across … Continue reading

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Bimini Island

The first port of call for many boats heading out out from Florida to the Bahamas and beyond, Bimini is a small group of islands and a major tourist destination. We spent our time on the island sorting out the … Continue reading

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Colorado to Florida

Pete: Skiing in Colorado was used as a bribe to get everyone halfway to Fort Lauderdale. Breckenridge was not as high as Telluride, but the snow was light and dry, and great fun. The tree skiing was more brutal than … Continue reading

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