Month: April 2016

Eleuthera- Meek Patch to Hatchet Bay

Eleuthera- Meek Patch to Hatchet Bay

Since leaving Spanish Wells, we have spent the last week or two at anchor in Eleuthera.  It is stunning wherever we go. Internet happens to be nonexistent, so will share some iPhone photos with you and hope they are uploaded through cell phone data. First […]

Pink Sand Beach

Pink Sand Beach

Earlier this week, we boarded a ferry to travel along the challenging Devil’s Backbone sea route to visit Harbour Island in Northern Eleuthra.  The goal?  To see the beautiful pink sand beaches along the Atlantic shore. The sands were indeed a faint pink color. I […]

Spanish Wells

Spanish Wells

Our first stop in Eleuthra is Spanish Wells, a beautiful settlement filled with descendants of Eleutheran Adventurers and English loyalists during the American Revolutionary War.  This is a clean, friendly and picturesque island, filled with colorful, freshly painted houses and beautiful gardens.  Crime is non-existent. […]

Overnight Sail to Eleuthra

Overnight Sail to Eleuthra

After an overnight sail to Eleuthra, we anchored in the lee of Russel Island, waiting for a slip at Spanish Wells Yacht Haven in order to make some repairs.  During the night, we had a water leak on the fresh water side, losing about 100 […]

Potluck on Pirate’s Beach

Potluck on Pirate’s Beach

Joe and I are in love with the Berry Islands, particularly the Eastern Berries.  We have fallen hard for the stunning turquoise vistas, the white sandy beaches, and the remoteness.  Now that we are at anchor in the Eastern Berry Islands, our love for this […]

Provisioning Mistakes

Provisioning Mistakes

Since our current trip to the Bahamas was the first major provisioning opportunity for Mahi, I knew there would be a steep learning curve.  Mistakes would be made.  So, I decided to share what has not worked in order to help future cruisers. In preparation […]

First Storm at Anchor

First Storm at Anchor

Being first year cruisers on a new boat, everything is a new adventure to Joe, Ethan and I.  First time crossing the Gulf Stream, first time in the Bahamas, and weathering our first storm with our boat at anchor. Obtaining daily weather information is critical […]