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BV6: Great Sale Cay “Like Motoring Across a Swimming Pool”

Ironically, it wasn’t a great “sail” at all to Great Sale Cay, but it was one of the most memorable trips Phillip and I have made on our boat.  Visually, the most striking, for sure.  As Phillip put it: “It … Continue reading

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BV5 (VIDEO): West End to Mangrove Cay “First You Start Wit da Coconut Rum”

“What’s in the Goombay Smash?” I asked the our dark-skinned Bahamian bartender. “Well, first you start wit da coconut rum … ” she started in.  When she finished, Phillip piped up: “What’s in your Bahama Mama?” he asked. “Well, first … Continue reading

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BV4 (VIDEO): Across the Gulf Stream to West End

“Never cross with a north wind!”  Can you hear it?  Pam Wall’s little energetic voice?  She repeated this warning many times when we first saw, heard and met her at the Miami Boat Show back in February, 2015.  I had … Continue reading

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BV1: Packing, Weather Planning & Passage Day One

On the first day of packing, my Captain gave to me (must be sung in true partridge manner): “A spare bilge pump for the aft cubb-beeey!” Okay, so the packing took WAY more than twelve days, but we’ll get back … Continue reading

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