To The Bahamas, Part 16: Lake Worth Beach to Clearwater Beach — the End of the Journey

2012-04-30; 21:00 — Clearwater Beach, Florida, Home Dock

Whew. We’re back at our home dock for the first time in nine months — ever since I sailed the boat down to SIBW for what I expected to be a week-long bottom paint job.

Our time in Lake Worth Beach was fairly relaxed. We did a […]

To The Bahamas, Part 4: Key West to Miami

2012-04-05, 14:00 — Miami, Miamarina, slip #C-1

We’re here in Miami, finally. And we’re tired.

Yesterday (only yesterday?) morning, we got up pretty early and headed back over to West Marine to buy some more line to install for our second reef. We were there as they opened, so we were back on the boat […]

To The Bahamas, Part 3: Charlotte Harbor to Key West

2012-04-03, 21:00 — Key West, A&B Marina

We left our little anchorage just inside the Charlotte Harbor entrance at about 09:45 yesterday morning (2012-04-02), planning a roughtly 56-hour nonstop sail (and/or motor) to Miami. Our planned route would have taken us through a pass (Boca Grande Channel) just barely east of the Marquesas (uninhabited small […]