Category: Sailing

Back to USA

Back to USA

  We happily flew out to the boat in the Berry Islands at Great Harbour Cay in Mid- October, keeping a close eye on the weather since it was still hurricane season, after all. Thank you to our good friends, Jay and Karen Campbell, who […]

Beautiful Eleuthera

Beautiful Eleuthera

Next port of call is Spanish Wells in order to reprovision. The trip across from the Berry Islands to Northern Eleuthera was not fun for me. I somehow picked up a parasite or infection that laid me low for several weeks. I pull myself together […]

Bimini to GHC

Bimini to GHC

Now that we have checked into the Bahamas at Bimini, our PredictWind weather routing software is showing us that a sizeable front is on the way.   Joe and I really do not wish to get stuck in Bimini.  We would rather wait out the bad […]

Florida Keys to Bimini, Bahamas

Florida Keys to Bimini, Bahamas

Note: since it is hurricane season once again, I have time to catch up and write some posts. After patiently waiting almost a month in Marathon, FL, a brief weather window has finally opened up.  We plan to leave Marathon in the afternoon and sail […]

Trip To Florida

Trip To Florida

After waiting for a favorable weather window, Joe and I decided that motor sailing from Great Harbour Cay back to Florida without stopping was the way to go. We left the marina at 2 pm, and threaded the narrow entrance cut to head across the […]

2 Year Sail Anniversary Questions

2 Year Sail Anniversary Questions

This month completes the first two years of cruising by sailboat on board our boat, MAHI.  Time has sure  flown by!  We have survived Hurricane Matthew, numerous storms, a major refit and problem solved any number of issues.  We learned to provision and outfit our […]

2016/2017 Cruising Pictures- Part 2

2016/2017 Cruising Pictures- Part 2

Now that we have concluded our second season in the Bahamas, I thought I would share some of my favorite shots taken with either my iPhone or my Canon camera.   This is Part 2 in a series, Part 1 is here.   Hope you […]

Our 2016/2017 Cruising Year in Pictures- Part 1

Our 2016/2017 Cruising Year in Pictures- Part 1

Season two photos from our travels on board the sailboat, MAHI.  These are some of the things you often see when you take off for tropical beaches and travel from island to island. I do love to capture images as we travel using my Canon […]

Recovering Our Confidence

Recovering Our Confidence

Once the storm ordeal recounted HERE was passed,  both Joe and I felt pretty low.  On one hand, we were thankful that our sailboat survived, and very thankful to S/V Narval for their rescue, but we were tired, traumatized and in need of a safe […]

Storm Event in Eleuthera- or How We Almost Lost Our Boat

Storm Event in Eleuthera- or How We Almost Lost Our Boat

Earlier this season, we encountered an unexpected microburst storm in Eleuthera, Bahamas, which produced 78 knots of wind while at anchor.   It was very scary to go through, I am not afraid to admit.  In fact, it has taken me several months to write […]