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Great Harbour Cay Christmas 

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 […]

Flew Back To Mahi

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 […]

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 […]

Christmas in Florida

Christmas in Florida

We currently have the boat torn apart inside, with some major electrical upgrade work happening at the moment.  That means we will spend Christmas through New Year’s Day at my sister’s house in Ft. Lauderdale, house sitting and taking care of her kitty.  After that, […]

Favorite Galley Things, Part 1

Favorite Galley Things, Part 1

The holidays are upon us, so I thought I would share some of my favorite galley items.   Please note that I am not affiliated with any of these products, nor benefiting from my recommendation.   If you are looking for a gift for your […]

Going With The Flow

Going With The Flow

The decision to go cruising comes with lots of changes.  Things break, new items don’t fit, and you lose your dock space due to circumstances outside your control.  In other words, stuff happens.  The only thing you CAN control is your response to the event […]

Sailboat Refit Work

Sailboat Refit Work

Now that the boat is in Ft. Lauderdale, it is time for work to begin.  What changes and improvements are we making?  Here is our list, so far: Sail Inventory– Our Taswell 43 needs a complete new sail inventory.  In this case, since it is […]