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We left Hatchet Bay at just before 7am to head to our next anchorage, Rock Sound Harbour. We were hoping to be able to sail, but it would be a 6 hour and 45 minutes motor day with light winds. And what wind there was, was on our nose. Our intent was to stay at […]
After a few nice days in Spanish Wells, it was time to get moving. We delayed our departure from Spanish Wells by one day because acquaintances of ours, Amy and David Alton of S/V Starry Horizons, were coming in for a couple of nights from George Town in the Exumas. David and Amy completed a […]
On our last morning at Grand Bahama Yacht Club, we were getting Ocean Song ready for departure. I was doing all sorts of things onboard and on the dock. All the while I was barefoot. GBYC’s docks are mostly concrete with wide concrete borders and wooden slats in the center. I had seen a few […]
Linda and I have decided to drop in some anecdotes from time-to-time, not just passage reports and stories about the places we sail. These observations and stories may not fit squarely into our timeline, but we’ll let you know when it happened for general context. So, we will post a couple of these stories every […]
Our last stop in the Berry Islands was at Little Harbour Cay (LHC). The island has only two full-time residents and they operate a small restaurant. LHC is very isolated, the only visitors are cruisers, fisherman, and occasional day-trippers. We anchored Ocean Song behind a small island in the lee of LHC, Cabbage Cay, for […]
After our first night behind Great Stirrup Cay, we made the short trip to Great Harbour Cay. We anchored off a protected bay called The Bay of Five Pirates in Bullocks Harbour. Great Harbour Cay is the most populated island in the Berry Islands. Population 353. Of these 353, we interacted with 11 during our […]
We arrived at Grand Bahama Island on Wednesday, April 26th. We spent three nights at the Grand Bahama Yacht Club in Lucaya. It was nice to be in a marina, we gave Ocean Song a much-needed cleaning and had some very good meals at the Yacht Club restaurant and a Greek restaurant, Zorbas, at the […]