Sunday Trip

Finally, after waiting patiently,  the weather forecast allows us to leave Ft. Lauderdale, FL on Sunday.   We are starting our journey by heading south to Biscayne Bay, anchoring out for a night, then leaving across the Gulf Stream to Bimini.

 
 Previously, we were planning to go to the West End, but changed our minds at the last minute. 

Final provisioning took place yesterday, so today was spent figuring out where everything fits.   I did a pretty good job, this is the “after” picture.

  
A shout out to Neil, Magali, and Annabelle, also to Neil’s parents, Ray and Bonnie!  So enjoyed dinner last night, fine company, and the kindness of good friends!  

Hope to see you in the Exumas!  If not, then in Ft. Lauderdale during the summer.
 

  11 comments for “Sunday Trip

  1. Pam
    February 21, 2016 at 1:39 am

    Safe sailing to you all with Mahi. I’ll be saying a prayer for you all.

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  2. Barbara Kiehn
    February 21, 2016 at 1:51 am

    Finally setting sail ~~ happy times, smooth sailing, sending loving thoughts as you embark on your adventure.

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    • February 21, 2016 at 2:18 am

      Thanks, Barb!! So glad to get this show on the road!! Hugs to you!

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  3. February 21, 2016 at 3:50 am

    WHOO-HOO!! Bon Voyage! Looking forward to hearing about your adventures!
    Hugs, Margo

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    • February 21, 2016 at 11:24 am

      Thanks, Margo!! So glad to get on with it and dip the toes in some warm sand.

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  4. February 21, 2016 at 1:21 pm

    “Time to set sail”………I’ve been excitedly waiting for those words, also. Even as I read your post, I felt the excitement of the adventure!!!! You’ve worked hard to get to this point and, now, the ‘fruits of your labor’ are here. Enjoy! And our prayers are with you all!!!! Hugs and blessings………….

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  5. Denise
    February 21, 2016 at 4:22 pm

    Bon voyage! Can’t wait to read your first post away from Ft Lauderdale.

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  6. farmquilter
    February 21, 2016 at 9:51 pm

    YIPPEE!!! Finally away!!! Fair winds and following seas on all your travels!

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  7. Bonnie & Ray Newson
    February 22, 2016 at 6:27 pm

    Carla, Joe, and Ethan. It was so nice to meet and socialize with you. Ray and I will keep posted on your magnificent voyage via your posts! May the wind be where you want it to be! (I was going to say ‘at your back’ but not sure if that is what you need! ha, ha)

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    • February 24, 2016 at 3:09 pm

      Hi Bonnie and Ray, what a treat to meet you both!! Let’s stay in touch! Hope to see Neil when he takes his boss over later on. Hope Magali and Annabelle would be able to come over, too. 😀

      Safe travels for you, too!

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