The Surveyor Missed What?

When you buy a boat, you do your due diligence and use a surveyor.  When we bought our Taswell 43 back in 2015,  we had hoped the surveyor we hired would have found and revealed all the boat’s system issues, especially those items which are most costly.  Not so. This is a recurring theme in […]

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Great Harbour Cay Christmas 

Back living on Mahi, it was time to unpack, put on the sails, full enclosure and unpack.  Slowly, we brought our Taswell sailboat back from being stripped down for hurricane season. Oh yes, we needed to prepare for Christmas, too.  A good friend, Cynthia, brought many wonderful Christmas items for Ethan, including lights to decorate […]

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Flew Back To Mahi

With the end of hurricane season,  Captain Joe, Ethan and I flew from California to the Bahamas to rejoin our sailboat.  We had a brief stop in Florida to see family and friends, then on to Nassau, and finally the small commuter flight to Great Harbour Cay in The Berry Islands.It is good to be […]

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Update # 5-Post Matthew

Communications to Great Harbour Cay are still down, and text messages from Joe have been hit and miss the last few days.  From what I have read from various sources,  the eye came within 12 miles of GHC, as you can see if the image above. All people on the island are fine, including the […]

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Update #2 Hurricane Matthew

Last night, I spoke with Joe briefly.  He was able to take a break from the outer bands of the hurricane slowing approaching the beautiful island at Great Harbour Cay in the Berry Islands and check on the boats, which were all OK.  here are the two pictures he snapped: Above shows MAHI before dusk, […]

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Update #1 Hurricane Matthew

Thought I would write a series of updates over the next few days.  Joe and our sailboat, MAHI, are currently located in the Bahamas, with Hurricane Matthew expected to pass directly over Great Harbour Cay and the Berry Islands. First off, I just got off the phone with Joe while they still have cell service […]

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