Winterlude has barely touched the tip of places we want to cruise, but here’s our Top 10 list of cruising destinations so far. Enjoy!
After a delightful 3 hours sail from Highbourne Cay (17 miles), we picked up our first mooring ball in the Exumas Land & Sea Park at Shroud Cay, the northernmost of the national park islands. The very next morning we were awakened by Winterlude having developed the strangest new creak. After muddling out of bed [...]
As long as we have to have another storm, might as well anchor off the swimming pig beach in Big Major Spot anchorage – at least we’ll have entertainment during the storm! Typical of this winter’s cruise, there’s yet another major blow coming over the weekend. Chris Parker was calling for winds in excess of [...]
Staniel Cay is the first stop as you cruise down the Exumas where you can re-provision, have a part flown in or fly out yourself. Adequate anchoring, lots of wide open anchoring at Big Major Spot for winds from any easterly component plus anchoring between the Majors for winds from any direction, make it [...]
The top 10 reasons we loved the Bahamas, specifically the Exumas this year! Although we’ve been to the Abacos and loved cruising there too! 1. Seeing a huge ray or nurse shark swim under the boat as we sipped morning coffee. We never tired of watching the underwater life directly from the boat — the [...]
Beware all innocent Exumas cruisers! When we arrived at Warderick Wells, the headquarters for The Exumas Land & Sea Park, we immediately went into the park office to register as required. After taking a few photos and wandering down to the beach to look at the whale skeleton, I got the wild idea to walk [...]