February 2015: Bahamas: The Exumas

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February 1st: Shroud Cay – Emerald Rock

Our next destination for the Exumas tour was Warderick Wells. This spot has two anchorages – Warderick Wells on the north side, and the large bay of Emerald Rock on the south side. This is also the headquarters of the Exumas Land and Sea Park. The mooring balls at Warderick Wells are on a reservation system. In the morning, the rangers call out on the radio boats that can have a ball. If...

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January 2015: Florida to the Bahamas

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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 (while...

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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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