Category: Bahamas

Splashed to Spanish Wells

After we finished our boat yard marathon and ‘splashed’ it was easy sailing south to our first real adventure out of the Abacos and onto northern Eleuthera. We finally left Great Abaco and went to a little fishing village called Spanish Wells on the island of St. George’s Cay and enjoyed some touring, the BEST paddle boarding I’ve ever experienced,… Read more →

The Boat Yard Blues

It’s fairly well understood that your time spent in a boat yard is not a bowl of cherries, nor is it the pits, because even the choice of spending time with pits (or even in a pit with pits) would be better than in a boat yard. They’re steamy hot places, they’re dusty, toxic chemicals and their odors abound, and… Read more →

That’s Not a Dolphin

We sailed into the Bahamas, which consists of about 700 islands and 2,400 cays, or coral reefs. But then there are islands that are developed and inhabited and are still called “cays” (pronounced ‘keys’), and then there are towns that are located on islands that are also called “cays”… so it gets terribly confusing at first. We’re learning the Bahamas… Read more →