Dancing on the Edge

It's Transit Day One!

November 16-17, 2021

Photo courtesy of Ellen Hall

Dan, Greg, and Harry prepared Dancing on the Edge for our handline transit. Eight fenders and four 125 ft. heavy lines that were almost 1 in. in diameter arrived. Ellen, Liz Ann...

Day Two Transit!

November 16-17, 2021

Photo courtesy of Ellen Hall

Morning came too early. Our new advisor joined us at 7am for the second day of our Canal transit. Vessels who cannot maintain a rate of speed of 10 knots per hour are scheduled to...

A Visit to the San Blas Islands

Oct 30-Nov 9, 2021
Shelter Bay Marina, Colon

Helping other cruisers.
We left an anchor roller with welder for Enjoy.
Dan and Harry checked the batteries and drained the bilge on Harmonium Cays.
We heard howler monkeys...

Visit to Caribbean (Atlantic) Panama

October 22-November 16, 2021
Shelter Bay Marina

"Christobal Signal Station, Christobal Signal Station. This is the sailing vessel Dancing on the Edge."
"Vessel calling Christobal, go ahead?"
"We are 8 miles from the...

What do you do in Bonaire?

September 24-October 17, 2021
12.1 N 068.26 W

What do you do in Bonaire?
Diving and more diving--not!
I had a fall. My side is blackish purple. My ribs are bruised. I visited a wonderful physician. It did not surprise me to...

The Spice Island--Grenada

June 2 to September 2, 2021

Grenadian tour guides comment that “No one has to go hungry on Grenada. They just have to walk in the bush to find edible fruit, vegetables and spices.”

One finds many common fruits (coconuts,...

Soursop

June 2-September 2, 2021

Sean brought a huge soursop from his yard. I had to use it. Caribbean websites and a Grenadian cookbook pointed me in the right direction. Soursop is also known as custard apple or guanabana. The juice of this odd...

Bahama Blues -- The Water

March 24 -- May 5, 2021
Big Majors Cay is
Bahama Blues aka the water, and Staniel Cay Yacht Club
Nasty territorial pigs
New—a zoo of big power yachts

Great Exuma Cay is
Bahama Blues aka the water,...

Bahama Blues -- The Water

March 24 -- May 5, 2021
The Exuma Land and Sea Park is
Bahama Blues aka the water, the iconic hook, easy snorkeling and hiking
Almost impossible connectivity
New—smaller jewels of Wardwick Wells

The Exuma Land and...

Bahama Blues -- The Water

March 24 – May 5, 2021

The Berries are
Bahama Blues aka the water, long walks and fabulous dinghy tour of shark river
A pesky strong frontal passage for days
New – spectacular anchorages at Hoffman Cay