Pirate Treasure

While anchored at Cambridge Cay, our weather forecasting models showed bad weather was coming, so we moved to a mooring ball to ride out the storm.  Here is a picture of S/V Mahi, taken by Bruce McWhirter, M/Y Felix.  This is the first time to grab a mooring ball on our trip. While waiting for…

Sea Aquarium

Heading to our next anchoring spot at Cambridge Cay, we had a lovely beam reach along the Exuma Bank, where you become used to sailing in 8-20 feet of water.  That is just how the Exumas are.  You quickly overcome your fear of running aground, so long as you pay attention to your charts.  For…

Rock Sound

Rock Sound is a lovely Bahamian Settlement.  It has good cruising restaurants, a delightful blue hole, local artisan store, and an excellent provisioning grocery store next to the hardware store. The map I borrowed from a website and it gives you a good overview of the places on Eleuthra  I have written about.  Spanish Wells…

Eleuthera- Meek Patch to Hatchet Bay

Since leaving Spanish Wells, we have spent the last week or two at anchor in Eleuthera.  It is stunning wherever we go. Internet happens to be nonexistent, so will share some iPhone photos with you and hope they are uploaded through cell phone data. First anchor stop- Meek Patch.  here is our beautiful sunset: Our…

Pink Sand Beach

Earlier this week, we boarded a ferry to travel along the challenging Devil’s Backbone sea route to visit Harbour Island in Northern Eleuthra.  The goal?  To see the beautiful pink sand beaches along the Atlantic shore. The sands were indeed a faint pink color. I did take a close up image of the sands to…

Spanish Wells

Our first stop in Eleuthra is Spanish Wells, a beautiful settlement filled with descendants of Eleutheran Adventurers and English loyalists during the American Revolutionary War.  This is a clean, friendly and picturesque island, filled with colorful, freshly painted houses and beautiful gardens.  Crime is non-existent. Golf carts fill the street as the primary form of…