Author Archives: Captain Dan
You must have a passport to go to the Bahamas. A passport card will work fine, but most people opt for the normal passport book. If you need to get a passport quickly, please click here for step-by-step instructions. Do not delay – time is of the essence!
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Our next trip to the Bahamas will be April 18-28. If you’re interested in the trip, please sign up quickly as the spots are already filling up! Click here for all the details and forms. Itinerary: Departure – Thursday April 18, 2019, right after school, drive to Tallahassee Arrival in Ft. Lauderdale – … Continue reading
Our last day – wow! It seems like we just left home and now the trip is almost over. We stopped at the Florida Caverns visitor’s center on the way out, and most of the group toured the caves. Then it was homeward bound. We actually didn’t stop at all the rest of the way … Continue reading
Today we drove from Lake Panasoffkee to the Florida Caverns State Park in Marianna, Florida. The campsite was beautiful and the neighbors friendly. We had a delicious meal of chicken and rice.
Sadly, our sailing trip must come to an end. We pulled into Sharkee’s to fill up with fuel, then proceeded on to Marina Del Mar to moor the boat. Next was the unload process and cleaning up the boat before we began our road trip back to Mississippi. We departed Key Largo by RV and … Continue reading
Today we made our way back across the Gulf Stream to Florida. The wind was on the nose most of the way, and with the Gulf Stream current also working against us, it was a bit slow. We made it back in about 14 hours. We anchored for the night at Rodriguez Key, just off … Continue reading
We had the best time imaginable in the Berry Islands! Our sail to the Berries across the Great Bahama Banks was quite nice. We pulled into Chub Cay Marina for fuel and water. The marina facility was excellent and the people there were very nice. We pulled around to another dock to moor temporarily while … Continue reading
We traveled all day covering about 85 miles back to Bimini. The seas were a bit rough for 2/3 of the way back. By the time we neared Bimini, things had settled down. We stopped along the way for another visit to the 3 Sisters reef. Afterwards, we pulled into Bimini Bay and made our … Continue reading
Last night we remained anchored at Hoffman’s Cay. We enjoyed Hoffman’s for about half the day, then weighed anchor to position ourselves at our take-off point for the return trip to Bimini. We chose to anchor near Bird Cay. The water was crystal clear, smooth as glass, and the fishing was incredible. Josh caught a … Continue reading