Category: Friends

Cambridge and Compass Cays

Cambridge and Compass Cays

We headed north and decided to stop at one of our favorite places in the Exumas- the anchorage at Cambridge Cay.  This gave us an opportunity to revisit the Sea Aquarium one last time, then visit the Bubbly Pool on Compass Cay, and finally snorkel […]

Bitter Guana Cay

Bitter Guana Cay

Thankful to be away from Staniel Cay, Bitter Guana Cay was a breath of fresh air!  We went ashore with our friends, Lynn and Ken, aboard Tryst Two, to see the marine iguanas.  They were interesting creatures and very docile for the most part. These […]

Staniel Cay Swimming Pigs

Staniel Cay Swimming Pigs

Everyone had been talking about the swimming pigs at Staniel Cay for as long as I can remember.  For many, it was the highlight of their trip.  With excitement building, we sailed to Staniel Cay and anchored off of the famed Pigs Beach.  We jumped […]

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 […]

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, […]

New Name and Splash!

New Name and Splash!

Lots happening on the Barrett Boat front the last few days.  First, the new boat name was placed on the vessel, along with her hailing port. I had the sign company guy apply it.  Now that I have watched their process, it is not at […]

Searching For Your Cruising Sailboat

Searching For Your Cruising Sailboat

Good news, my latest boat hunting trip to FL was successful!  I even had a side trip to Isla Mujeres near Cancun, Mexico, too to view another sailboat while I was in Florida. Joe and I now have a contract to purchase a sailboat- a […]