Sailing South on Solitude

John, Penni & Timmy

Quest for a new alternator- Part 1.

We woke up this morning uncertain of our plans. We knew that there were several auto part stores and a Home Depot nearby, but had decided we really needed a car rather than Uber. We suspected we may need to go to more than one auto part store, and we wanted to...

Yesterday

I slept really well before our long sail. That's a first! I was looking forward to a day of sailing despite my concern about the height of the waves. We left exactly at 6:30. John had said that we could come back if it was too rough but I knew he didn't mean...

Tomorrow

After a fun weekend here swimming in the ocean and the pool, we think tomorrow is actually the day we will cross to Lake Worth. The conditions are not ideal, but it will only get worse later in the week. The forecast is for 3-4 foot seas with 6 second...

Sometimes adventures happen at night

We left Bimini Cove Marina at 7:15pm. It was later than they wanted. Officially we should have left by 11am. Unofficially, the dockmaster is rumored to have told others to leave by 6pm. We pushed even that deadline to avoid exiting through the shallow channel...

Back to Civilization

Today has been pretty much a repeat of the previous two days - lazy morning, lunch at the marina restaurant, Petit Conch, followed by a swim in the pool. Today's swim was especially long as it is to be our last swim in the Bahamas this year. We are planning to...

We all make mistakes

For the most part my day has been wonderful. Mommy and Daddy had a long lie in, so I got to stay in bed longer too. Daddy slept in because he spent yesterday evening trying to fix the generator. He spread the pieces all over the boat. He then had to put it...