Saturday, February 28, 2009

Saturday 28th February 2009 - GeorgeTown Exuma

At long last the winds started to abate, we left rudder cut for the short 20nm sail to Georgetown.

Winds out of the SE at 20knts, seas 4ft. Motor sailed all the way

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Thursday 19th February 2009 Great Guana Cay (Black Point Settlement)

Short sail from Staniel Cay to Black Point Settlement. 8 nm

Wind Forecast SE clocking S - SW - NW 10 to 15 kt

Tuesday 17th February 2009 Staniel Cay

Winds N NE 20kts

Sail 20 nm from Warderick Wells to Staniel Cay via Exuma Banks

Leave 10:00 AM arrive 2:00 PM

Sunday 15th February, 2009 Wardrick Wells

Winds Light from the south.

Pick up a mooring at the Land and Sea Park HQ and ride out the cold front that will pass Monday afternoon.

Monday, February 16, 2009

13th February 2009, Shroud Cay

Winds Light and Varable. Anchored at Shroud Cay. Exuma Land and Sea Park. Explored Mangove lined creeks in dinghy

Thursday 12 February, 2009 Normans Cay

Met up with Starshine and anchored at Normans Cay

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Wednesday 11th Febuary 2009, Davis Harbour to Allens Cay Exumas

30 mile sail from Davis Marina, Eluthera to Allens Cay
Winds forcast at 060 at 20 knts
Seas at 5 ft

Should be a good sail on a broad reach.

Plan to leave at first Light so we can visually navigate the Highborne Cut

Sailed on a run in 20 to 25 knts, seas 6-8 ft. Entered via Ships Channel. Highborne Cut to rough with onshore winds against a strong current.

Monday 9th Febuary, 2009 Rock Sound to Davis Marina

Winds out of the East North East at around 20 knts
Short day sail to marina to fuel up, water and laundry prior to leaving for the Exumas. hopefully on Wednesday.

Longer than expected stay in Rock Sound. Pinned down with 10 days of winds upto 40 knts.

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Thursday 28th Janruary 2009 Governors Harbor to Rock Sound

Another day of beating into the wind.

Sailed into Rock Sound to meet up with our good friends on Homeward Bound (Pat and Randy)

Plan to stay put, ride out a couple of cold fronts and watch the supperbowl. Gooooo! Steelers!

Free internet at market with shell service station. Cool!

Tuesday 27th January 2009 Mutton Fish Point to Governors Harbor Eleuthra

Full day sail, beating into the wind again. Spent 2 days in Governors Harbor. Pink Sand beachs and bone fishing!

Free internet in town at the realto office opposite the boat ramp

Monday 26th January Royal Island to Mutton Fish Point

Beat into Easterly winds at 15 to 20 knts
Interesting passage though the current cut (runs at around 4 knts!)
Sailed past the Glass Window and anchored off a delightfull beach at Mutton Fish Point