Sailing Sunnyside

Adventures from the crew of Sunnyside!

A Restful Day at Bond Cay!

We had a long sleep last night as we were both exhausted after our long sail yesterday. There were huge winds overnight, but we were safe and protected behind Bond Cay. This island is owned by Shakira and Roger Waters. There are no buildings on the island.

Spinnaker and Huge Waves sailing from Nassau to Bond Cay!

We woke at 7 am. Mark and I walked to Solomons grocery store and picked up a few things – mainly fresh vegetables and bread. We walked back and put our veggies in the fridge.

Mark walked up to the marina office and checked us out. I stayed...

Atlantis Casino Win!

We woke up at 7 am. It was rocking and rolling all night in this marina. Several boats left today. Mark checked the engines. He added more epoxy to the starboard engine heat exchanger.

We started a load of laundry and showered at the marina. It...

Fast Sail from Allen's Cay to Nassau!

Our Allen’s Cay anchorage was a lumpy place. All the boats in the anchorage were rocking. The wind changed to the Northeast.

Mark hauled anchor around 7 am. We motored out a back entrance at the Northwest corner of the anchorage. It was a...

Motored from Normans Pond to Allens Cay!

Mark hauled anchor at 7:30 am and we followed another sailboat out the channel to the Cut. They ended up anchoring just off the entrance with a few other boats. We motored North to Highborne Cay. The seas were bigger than we expected, as the forecast was for...

Our Last Day in Normans Pond!

Our last day in Normans Pond. We slept in until 8 am. Then, with the sun shining, we started Starlink and caught up on emails and posts.

My request was to walk on land today. So, Mark launched the dinghy and we headed to the beach close to us...