Lochabar Beach Lodge
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Very early morning start for me today woke up at 5 AM I have to stop going to bed so darn early or perhaps this is a good thing. I love this time of the morning no one is up I can sit and watch the sun slowing wake up very peaceful even in a marina.
Looks like it will be another great day here there are clouds off in the distance the normal Bahamas morning. I'm looking forward to the day with our guide Lester, I'm sure I'll have lots of stories to write about ...
... to fish with no luck but we were very happy with our small little tuna.
We saw sever whales today on route but couldn't get real close to them they were shy. We saw several schools of flying fish, these fish are very cool buzz along the top of the water and fly, how they fly we do not now.
We navigated our way into a protected harbor on the Island and set anchor. I went for a snorkel near the boat not much to see lots of sand lots ...
... This harbour has been so rolly and miserable for most of our stay. We've moved around to various locations to try to get into the lee, but it still rolls no matter where you are! There were two days that it was so rough we were unable to get off the boat to come ashore. It would have been dangerous to even try! I actually had to take a Gravol while at anchor. That's just wrong!
There is finally a good weather window that appears large enough to get us to the Turks and Caicos ...
Our first night onboard last night and our first night at sea. The view from the balcony after dark is lovely, the back of the ship is lit downwards with the light reflecting up from the sea and the wake of the ship is lovely. It was an early night last night, not particularly intentionally, we decided to have half an hour around 7 and woke up at midnight starving. Fortunately food is readily ...
... careful upwind sail in ESE at 10-12 kts along the shallow obstacle course until we had to turn too far upwind and had to motor sail to reach an intermediate stop at the nice bay adjacent to Whale Head. Arriving at 1630, under 5 miles from our intended destination at Salt Pond, we were losing too much light to safely continue on.
One of two highlights of the day was getting buzzed by a US Coast Guard helicopter flying ...
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