|Setting off from the mouth of the Chesapeake in sub-freezing temperatures
|False albacore in the Gulf Stream
|Mid-ocean sail repair. Shoulda gone with Gorilla Tape instead of 3M duct tape
|Entering the Bahamas through Man-O-War channel after an arduous ocean journey
|Raising the quarantine flag moments before losing one of our propellers in Marsh Harbor
|Surveying the damage on our shredded genoa
|A little time for grooming as we wait for a new prop to arrive from Maine
|After discovering our VHF radio was not picking up the morning cruisers net, we decided to replace the antenna. Many hours spent at the top of the mast.
|We had a wonderful side trip to the lovely waters of Sandy Point
|Our big prop arrived! Time to strap it on.
|The crew of Makai caught up to us while we were dockbound. Kids started fishing immediately.
|After leaving Great Abaco and having another harrowing day on the water to Eleuthera, we finally had calm conditions as we motored to the Exumas. Drew hooked this monster barracuda.
|The calm waters of the Exuma bank.
|Canine company on Shroud Cay. We very seriously considered adopting two malnourished dogs until we radioed the park service and discovered they had an owner.
|Blow holes on Warderick Wells
|Tangent alone at Rudder Cut Cay
|Drew's first speared lobster.
|Mahi caught as we sailed from Rudder Cut to Georgetown.
|My favorite task
|Time to fill the propane tanks!
|We left a hatch open for Santa to squeeze through
|Drew deciding to break a boat rule under the influence of his uncle and cousin.
|Our shadows (including Uncle Kurt and Cousin Will's) cast into the defunct salt pond on Lee Stocking Island.
|Bidding farewell to Kurt and Will in Barretarre. Turtle steak, anyone?
|Reunited with Makai and meeting Dream Catcher for the first time. Hiked up to the highest point in the Exumas.
|Invasive lionfish make easy spearfishing targets and yummy fish tacos. Just have to be careful of the hypodermic like spines and painful venom.
|Heidi cleans a conch.
|Iguana central on Leaf Key with Roy from Makai
|Evelyn battled this mahi all by herself
|Waiting for the meat wagon to take Heidi to get provisions from Prime Island Meats in Georgetown
|Blowholes on Boysie Cay
|Now THAT'S a lobsta!