Monthly Archives: January 2011

12/28/2010 – 12/29/2010 George Town to Water Cay, Jumentos

We spent the next day basically online all day taking care of getting our insurance lined up for Central America (not the most exciting part of our trip) and enjoying our last order of Pet’s conch fritters. We moved back … Continue reading

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12/27/2010 – George Town, Exumas

December 26th is Boxing Day in the Bahamas. It is usually celebrated on the 26th with the Junkanoo Festival. Because it fell on a Sunday this year the Junkanoo Festival and parade were held on the 27th. Shannon and I … Continue reading

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12/26/2010 – George Town, Exumas

We woke up this morning and dinghyed Admiral Gimpy in to the beach. This is the same beach which we had the bonfire at two nights previous, and we could now see some trails in the woods behind that led … Continue reading

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Christmas – George Town, Exumas

I woke up Christmas morning feeling like a bag of coal. Apparently, starting the night with Cuba Libres and ending it with who knows how much boxed wine, kills you from the inside out. I dinghyed Admiral Gimpy to shore … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve – George Town, Exumas

Christmas eve we decided to move our boat from Kidd’s Cove across the harbor to Volleyball Beach. We packed up a cooler and dinghyed into the beach. We were hoping to join in the daily 2:30 volleyball game. When we … Continue reading

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12/21/2010 – 12/23/2010 George Town, Exumas

George Town, Exumas is a small town on Great Exuma Island which is home to many cruisers. Most of the boats there return every year for the winter and are from all over the world. It seems, however that they … Continue reading

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12/20/2010 – Little Farmers Cay to George Town, Exumas

We woke early this morning to make our passage to George Town. We left Staniel Cay at about 7 am and were in the open water by 7:30. Shannon raised the mainsail, and almost immediately the wind picked up to … Continue reading

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12/19/2010 – Little Farmers Cay, Exumas

We spent the day at Little Farmers Cay and woke up to see what we could not the night before. It turns out that we were really lucky to have the “recommended route” on the GPS, because any deviation on … Continue reading

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12/18/2010 – Staniels Cay, Exumas

We woke up at Staniels Cay and took Admiral Gimpy into shore to pee at the Staniel Cay Yacht Club. They had pictures on the wall of the filming of the James Bond film Thunderball. I don’t know if it … Continue reading

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12/17/2010 – Little San Salvador to Staniels Cay, Exumas

We woke up at sunrise right as the cruise ship was bringing that day’s load of tourists. I took Gimpy and Penny to shore for a quick pee before our passage. The night before I had planned to wake up … Continue reading

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