Worship Sailing

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30 May 2021 | Islamorada
30 April 2021 | Murphy Town
27 April 2021 | Marsh Harbor
25 April 2021 | Bakers Bay
23 April 2021 | Bimini
21 April 2021 | Islamorada
25 February 2021 | Belize
24 February 2021 | Cucumber Marina Old Town Belize City !
23 February 2021 | Cucumber Marina Old Belize
22 February 2021 | Belize CIty
21 February 2021 | Sittee Point
01 January 2021 | Nana Juana Marina
22 February 2020 | Little Harbor
19 February 2020 | Marsh Harbor
16 February 2020 | Marsh Harbor
12 February 2020 | Marsh Harbor Abaco
12 February 2020 | Crab Caye , Abaco

The final stretch : Mission to Marsh Harbor update

22 February 2020 | Little Harbor
Gail Gordon | clear
Feb 22 Saturday the wind is blasting in Mash Harbor so we lay low one more day before heading out. The wind is holding steady 25 to 30 stirring up the sea. 8:06 a.m.Sunday morning we head out of Marsh Harbor, its a spectacular day. The wind has decreased to15 and the white caps have diminished. We are headed south into the wind making for a bumpy ride. As we reach Little Harbor looking out to the sea the winds have picked back up. The seas are raging out the channel breaking on the rocks sending a spray at least a couple of stories high. Wisdom says pull in Little Harbor and drop the anchor and so we have! The calm still waters and the warm sun are welcoming. We spend the day walking around exploring Little Harbor. Helping Hands and Hearts are here also taking a day off enjoying the beauty of the Bahamas. This area of the island has less damage than Marsh Harbor. Some roofs have suffered damage but the majority look intact. The trees and vegetation are in full green dancing in the wind today. It is amazing how only 20 miles or so from the storm life appears to goes on as usual. Petes pub is open and filled with happy customers. The beach is is filled with people enjoying the sun and water. We rest here through the night.

Monday morning at day break clang, clang is the sound as the anchor chain is rising from the sea. Motoring out of Little Harbor we head out the channel into peace, the sea has calmed. Viento Azul feels like a gentle seesaw as we head into a rose orange horizon with strips of grey from the cloud lines. The air is cool and the wind gentle. The rolling sea is quiet in a rhythmic motion while the aroma of coffee mixes with the salt air. I hear the sound of the wench as the white of the main sail climbs the mast with the bow pointed in to the wind the sail reaches the top. Falling off to our starboard , our day begins.

Our course is Hole in the Wall, Chub, North West Channel , Riding Rocks, then into Islamorada.
It is a one tack ride South Pacific style. Viento Azul is happy in the wind making way, averaging 8 to 11 knots. It is a smooth rolling ride, on a beam reach the swell in the sea is still strong but a good ride!
A few fish on the line but nothing to write home about and nothing to put in the frying pan. The wind peaks up some and we reef the sail. Night falls and we continue on through out the night. Night shift is broken up amongst the team to stand watch for ships or bad weather. The stars are brilliant above. Its a quiet peaceful night gliding though the sea. Early a.m. we enter the Gulf Stream with a little pounding but nothing to severe. Our speed has been superb and it looks like a record passage of 30 hours!

As we enter over the reef of the Florida Keys the deep blue turns to a milky white, which blends into a mixture of pastel greys above through out the clouds, glorifying in color from the contrast of the turquoise Florida Keys shallow waters. Our eye is on our watch to see if we will make the one o’clock Snake Creek bridge.
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Vessel Name: Veinto Azul
Vessel Make/Model: 47
Hailing Port: Tavernier Fl U S A
Crew: Ted & Gail Gordon
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Veinto Azul's Photos - Gaberiella Voyage of Faith (Main)
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Christmas: Santa in the Village
Family on hill: Friends in Ezmeralda
Tree top: Awesome Tree
Girl in Guarita: Beautiful Native Mayan
gg with pina: Good day shopping
Rio Aguas Caliente: Favorite Spot in Guatemala
music house: Music mans house
Funny Pig: Walking friends
IMG_3426: Tree flower in Town
7:4:07 Natalie: Celestial Navigation
gg: gg and spinaker sail
7:3:07: Midgie our friend
7:3:07 Trevor fishing: Pray for fish
7:2:07Fort Jefferson: Ship just arrived two days go
7:2:07 Trevor underwater: Trevor under Gabriella
7:2:07 scarey baracudda: Water Monster & Natalie
7:2:07 Lisa Hammock: Fun on the water
7:2:07 Natalie at Fort: Surfing
6:30:07 Departure: Heart on Apple from Marietta
7:2:07 Chef Trevor: Trevor cooking Carolina Steaks
7:1:07 Sunset: Lisa in Gods beuaty
7:1:07 Our Friends: Waves of Love
6:23:07 The Blessing: Pasto Marlin, Goldie and Pastor Gary with Family
4:7:07 Mary& John: Visit from Gram & Papa
4:7:07 Dewinds: Tramp Jumping our friends from air strip
3:29:07 SailingWhale Point: Windsurfing in new home port of whale point Eleuthra
12:17:06 friends Carolynn: Live Nativity Scene aboard Gabriella
12:17:06 boat parade: Ted and Jesus
2:26:07 Manatee: Baby Manatee in Florida
12:17:06Ted & Gail: Welcome Aboard
11:11:06 service: Our Friend Karen
7:22:06 Tuna: 7/22/07 Penny& Gail Tuna fishing
7:13:06 shark: 7/13/06 Trevor Sharkfishing Eleuthra
8:19:06: 8/29/07 Ted Whale Point Future Home
7:19:06Gabriella: 7/19/06 Gabriella under Way Eleuthra
 
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