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The Ragged Islands of the Bahamas

Weeks ago, we got some great tips from an old sailing buddy, Dave who is formerly of s/v O’vive and s/v Melusine (who we first met in 2003 in the Bahamas), for the Bahamas. Dave and his family live in … Continue reading

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Move to Georgetown, Great Exuma

Yesterday we woke up before the crack of dawn to move the boat to Georgetown, Exuma. We had spent several days in the Ragged Islands 30 miles south of Georgetown (which I will write about later after I process photos). … Continue reading

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Bahamas Passage and Tahina is Boarded

We had an excellent passage to the Bahamas from St. Thomas (US Virgin Isles). It was about 530 nautical miles and we completed it in 2.75 days for an average of just under 200 nm/day. It was downwind conditions the … Continue reading

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Water Island

As mentioned before, we left Charlotte Amalie last week to join up with our Raleigh friends on the boat s/v Wild Goose. We first met Hugh and Linda about 4 years ago when they were in the final stages of … Continue reading

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Scary Finger Incident and Move to St. Thomas

We had some delightful days in Virgin Gorda visiting with three Canadian kids boats: s/v Rhythm, s/v Gromit, and s/v Salty Ginger. I enjoyed getting to do some snorkeling (we found a very distinctive cannon in one spot), did a … Continue reading

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Chilling in Virgin Gorda

We are anchored about a mile from Richard Branson’s private island in Virgin Gorda, BVIs. The picture here is of my feet as I was chillin’ on the front deck in the shade looking at the Bitter End Marina. This … Continue reading

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Made it to St Martin and Prop Stories

We arrived to St. Martin at the crack of dawn on Thursday last week. We anchored in Baie de Marigot and went to sleep after our overnight run. As you can see, the bay is a pretty place! And a … Continue reading

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Guadeloupe to St. Martin

We had a nice stop at Iles des Saintes (or Les Saintes for short). Its a very touristy place, which we normally don’t like, but there’s a charm to Les Saintes. Every day, several ferries come from Guadeloupe loaded with … Continue reading

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Visit from Friends

Last week our long-time friends Andy and Aliza arrived for a visit to Tahina while we were in St. Lucia. After long flights, and a very long taxi ride from the other side of St. Lucia, they were glad to … Continue reading

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Tahina Map Update

I’ve updated our route map to reflect our current position in Martinique. The map now shows the green track which shows our circumnavigation up to March 18, 2015. And I am now showing the trip home track in yellow. If … Continue reading

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