Category Archives: 2014 The Bahamas Chain

Turtle Cove

April 23-26, 2014- Bob and John suited up and went diving as soon as the sun was high enough to illuminate the depths.  We had permission to use a dive boat mooring for the night as long as we were … Continue reading

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de Friends in Provo

April 19-22, 2014- Our friends John and Eileen arrived late morning and we headed right back to de Conch Shack for an early lunch and beach orientation.   John will be doing the off shore trip from Provo to Bermuda with … Continue reading

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Provo by Land

Sun, April 13, 2014 – After returning to Caicos Marina and Shipyard, we took off by car to explore Provo by land.  Lunch was at de Conch Shack, a very fun spot in Blue Hills, the northwestern area of the … Continue reading

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North Caicos & Middle Caicos

Tues, April 8, 2014 – Sara’s sister Kathy and Brad arrived for a week of thawing out from a long New Hampshire winter.  The plan was to show them a bit of Provo then take off for some sailing around … Continue reading

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Provo South Side

Sat, April 5, 2014 – Turks and Caicos require everyone coming into the country to check in within 24 hours of arrival, so we headed into the government dock at Sapodilla Bay.  That was an experience.  For a first timer … Continue reading

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Provo Passage: Days 3-4

Fri, April 4, 2014 – Anchor up for our last day in the Bahamas as we sailed on to Provo, Turks and Caicos.  Again the forecast was for high winds and seas, but we managed to sail most of the … Continue reading

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Provo Passage: Days 1-2

Tues, April 1, 2014 – A bit before noon we raised the anchor, said good-bye to GeorgeTown, and headed south out of the harbor.  The weather was heavier than we would have liked with a forecast of 20 kt winds … Continue reading

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Local Lectures

Sun, March 23, 2014- We went to a lecture by a local historian on the Bahamas held near Chat and Chill.  He was a good speaker.  We had been unaware of the impact WWII had on the Bahamas.  It was … Continue reading

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The Drill!

Fri, March 21, 2014- Ok, so typical day in the islands.  Guests went home.  The boat has been cleaned.  It is time to do laundry and provision.  We put 5 loads of laundry into the dinghy (in trash bags to … Continue reading

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Company!

Mon, March 10, 2014- Bob and Maureen arrived mid-day.  We went to Peace and Plenty for lunch before going back to the boat.  They are planning for a journey south on their boat next winter to spend time in the … Continue reading

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