Author Archives: Captain Dan
The dates for the upcoming trip are March 28 – April 7. We’ll leave right after school on Thursday the 28th, travel down to Key Largo on the 29th and then get underway on the 30th aboard the 48′ Leopard catamaran, Blue Moon. You must have a passport to go to the Bahamas. If you … Continue reading
Well, we did it! We conquered the road trip, 2 Gulf Stream crossings, 3 days of strong wind and rain, Alan’s rice, North and South Bimini, the Wreck of the Sapona, Honeymoon Harbor, Molasses Reef, Rodriguez Key, Port Largo Canal, Fanning Springs, and more. You guys were absolutely amazing! Everyone pitched in and made it … Continue reading
We’re on the return road trip today. We came into Port Largo by boat yesterday, then pulled the RV near the dock. We loaded the RV and cleaned up the boat. We left by RV this morning. The drive was nice the entire way. We even stopped at Fanning Springs State Park on the way … Continue reading
We had a great day at the wreck of the Sapona and at Honeymoon Harbor. We sailed through the night and returned to Key Largo today. We dove at Molasses Reef on the way and stopped at Rodriguez Key as well. We’re packing up for the return road trip.
The wind was still strong today and it was still wet – but conditions were better than the last couple of days. We made the best of it anyway. Alan and Captain Dan went to Bimini Primary School to deliver childrens’ books that Alan had collected to donate. The principal of the school and the … Continue reading
“It’s gonna blow!” This was heard from a local Bahamian about today’s weather. Well, he was right. It blew 25-30 knots all day and is still blowing about 25. Needless to say, we stayed in port and entertained ourselves with a variety of activities. This morning we noticed an overturned powerboat being towed by another. … Continue reading
Today was windy and drizzly most of the day so we stayed tied to the dock and explored the island. Alan made sausage egg and cheese croissants for breakfast. Today was Easter Monday, a national holiday in the Bahamas. To celebrate the holiday, many locals picnic on the beach. The picnic we were invited to was … Continue reading
Our first day in the Bahamas started out mighty fine with Captain Dan and 1st Mate Antonio, along with all the crew docking the boat perfectly at Big Game Club. Alan cooked up a breakfast of scrambled eggs and bacon for the whole crew. Jeremy, always a wheeler-dealer, met a local Bahamian and was offered … Continue reading
We had a beautiful crossing last night, arriving in the wee hours. Already been to Easter services, been to the beach, fishing, and more. Staying here at Big Game Club tonight.
All is well!