January 2015: Florida to the Bahamas

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June 17th, 2015 by

January 1st: Rodriguez Key – Sands Key

On the first day of the New Year, we continued our voyage up the Keys towards Miami. Based on information from Active Captain, we decided to cross over into Biscayne Bay using the Caesar Creek inlet. We believed that at high tide, we could safely transit through the well-marked channel, and then anchor in the protection of Biscayne Bay. However, once we started to transit the channel (whi...

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December 2nd – 3rd: San Pedro – Isla Cozumel, Mexico

We left early in the morning under clear skies and reasonable seas with Wildcat following us through the cut. It was a pretty smooth day, with mild winds and seas. We averaged around six knots, with a small current opposing us (surprise, surprise!). The two boats stayed close together, and as the sun rose, we could see Cozumel, our destination. From wha...

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November 1st – November 7th: Providencia, Columbia

After our overnight passage, we were tired, so we settled in for some much-needed naps. I woke up around three in the afternoon, and I heard the guy in the small sailboat to our starboard whistling at us. I was a little disoriented, but then Rosé got up and she saw what he was whistling about. A powerboat that had been anchored off of our starboard bow was heading ...

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