18 March 2010 | Eleuthera
We departed from Calabash Bay to sail north 60 miles to spend the night in Little San Salvadore, nice bay but there was a massive cruise ship anchored when we arrive. Luckily it departed before we anchored, the following day we sailed 45 miles to Eleuthera. When we were approaching the banks from the 3000+ foot ocean we caught a Jack. While pulling in the fish a small squall decided it was time for us to reef our sails as the wind was hitting 20+ knots. Life aboard Makana is such that these things happen during the most inopportune times, so we had a fish on, needed to reef the main sail while keeping an eye on the approaching coral heads. After landing the fish for dinner we anchored in Rock Sound where we've been for the last week. There is a great beach on the Atlantic side of the island, we've been windsurfing and cycling as well. Yesterday we rented a van with three other boats we've been cruising with the last month and explored the 80+ miles of Eleuthera. On Sat. we'll depart although not sure where we are headed, Katie wants' to go back to the Exuma's however winter is winding down and we've yet to see Harbor Island or the Abaco's. Today though we are beach bound with plans for a sunset BBQ on the beach with a half dozen other boats, Aloha.