Look ma, we're sailing! The weather has finally cleared and we have a week-long window so we embarked on our first sail of the season.
Its purpose is to shake down all boat systems, spend a few days at anchor and have some fun exploring Great Guana Cay.
Saturday morning dawned bright and clear and winds were from the [email protected]
Southern Cross pranced out of the harbor and charged up the Sea of Abaco at 6 knots. It seemed as though she was glad to finally be free of her dock lines. Toni made coffee and we enjoyed breakfast and just enjoyed the ride.
We only required one tack to reach our destination at Fisher Bay and we had our anchor down by 12:30pm.
Sunday we went ashore with Jim and Kitty aboard Amen and had lunch at Nippers. Since almost everyone there (us included) had gray hair, Jim suggested that it looked like Spring Break for Geezers! After lunch we returned to our boats and basked in the warm sun and cool breeze.
On Monday we dinghied up to Spoil Cay so that Toni and Kitty could add to their shell collection and look for sea glass. Very pretty there and we ate a picnic lunch in the shade of the casuarina trees.
After returning to the boat for a shower and some quiet time, we went ashore for dinner and drinks at Grabbers on the beach and to enjoy the perfect sunset. We met new Canadian friends there from Yellow Knife, Northwest Territories. They were a long way from home.
We generally enjoyed our time at Guana but with the forecast of high winds from the West, we decided to head back to Man O War to begin preparations for our guests that are due next week.
We added some new pics in the Photo Gallery, so take a look.