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Bahamas

Jan
19
2013

East Coast Sailing: Dispatch 22

1/14/12, Lake Worth, FL: We’re finally on the move again! We have resumed heading down the ICW, although Paul would rather be offshore. To me, it’s just so much fun (except when powerboats with large engines go by at speed and really rock slower vessels like DW) getting to see the houses of the rich […]

Feb
11
2013

Bahamas Sailing: Dispatch 1

1/17/13, Green Turtle Cay, The Bahamas: Thanks to the National Weather Service’s absolutely spot-on forecast and the weather gods, our passage from Lake Worth Inlet to Great Sale Cay was easy. Sailing out the Inlet to the Atlantic, itself, was quite bouncy and the hardest part of the trip, but all else was fine. We […]

Feb
11
2013

Bahamas Sailing: Dispatch 2

1/24/13: Hope Town Elbow Cay Conditions were perfect for a quick daysail to Hope Town, about 8 nm from Marsh Harbour. I’d talked in the last dispatch about learning to read the water depth. It is embarrassing to admit, but we hadn’t seen anything yet. As we got close to the lighthouse outside Hope Town, […]