Month: March 2016

At Anchor in The Berrys

At Anchor in The Berrys

 Leaving beautiful Great Harbour Cay to spend a week or two in the Eastern Berry Islands was the order of the day.  This is a very remote location. We were sad to say goodbye to new friends, also the wonderful Hans and staff at the […]

Ethan Boat School

Ethan Boat School

Now that we are out cruising, it is time to begin boat schooling 4-year-old Ethan.   We are using an eclectic approach to boat schooling,  which means we are not using any one program or curriculum. Ethan is currently in preschool, so our focus now is […]

Eastern Berry Islands

Eastern Berry Islands

As I write this, we are stowing things away to head to the Eastern Berry Islands and anchor out for the next week or so.  First stop is Soldier Cay, then after a time, we will work our way south before heading off towards the […]

Sea Caves and Beaches

Sea Caves and Beaches

The Mahi crew decided during our stay on Great Harbour Cay to rent a golf cart and visit the beaches around the island.  If you come here, we highly recommend this as some beautiful locations are too far away to dinghy or easily walk to. […]

Berry Islands Snorkeling 2

Berry Islands Snorkeling 2

Teaming up with the crew from SV Dalmation, SV C’est La Vie, and M/Y Carry On, we waited for the tide to rise high enough to travel over the shallows by dinghy to visit Fanny Cay, Ambergris and Money Cay. On board our dinghy were […]

The Berry Islands Snorkeling 1

The Berry Islands Snorkeling 1

Been having a blast now that the wind has shifted and settled down this week.  This means we can travel by dinghy without becoming airborne, snorkel, and just get out to see the beaches on the island and also visit nearby cays to snorkel. Yesterday, […]

Cleaning Conch

Cleaning Conch

I just happen to love conch…  conch fritters, cracked conch, conch salad, and conch burgers.  I knew I wanted to learn how to catch, clean and prepare the conch while out cruising the Caribbean. Catching conch is easy, you just have to snorkel and find […]

Interior Tour of Mahi

Interior Tour of Mahi

Thought I would share all the interior shots of S/V Mahi, our Taswell 43, that I have taken over the last few months to give you a tour.  This is a really comfortable center cockpit sailboat floor plan.  The basic floor plan looks like this: […]

Beach Walk

Beach Walk

Snapshots of our beach walk today: Look at how beautiful the water is: And a variety of other images, including the reappearance of the tall ship first seen at Bimini:     Hope you enjoyed the slideshow!   Regards, Carla

Images From Our Day

Images From Our Day

I thought I would share some photos from our day.  Today, we joined a wonderful group of cruisers who traveled through a narrow mangrove path to see a distant beach.  Along the way, we saw sea turtles, manta rays, starfish, conch, fish, and other sea […]