Hilton's Haven Motel
Travel Blogs from Eleuthera
From Hatchett Bay we positioned ourselves at Egg Island to do the jump across a section of the Atlantic Ocean to reach the Abacos. We waited for a good day, and then exited the bay through the man made cut. It still doesn't look 90 feet wide...those rocks look like they are CLOSE! But we made it out very easily, and had a good sail up to Current Cut, ...
... he spent the day in his engine well, we had him over for a big spaghetti dinner. Today, Tony hoisted him up his mast so that he could check for any damage - which thankfully he thinks is very minimal. Since the strike took out his auto helm, he gave Tony all of his spare parts for it (since it's the same one we have).
We are now watching weather in hopes for a window to cross to the Abacos.
... from our house. It's the ultimate paradise. Beautiful pink sand, crystal clear water, calm as a lake, clean beach devoid of debris, seaweed, etc... and all to ourselves! We spent half of today on our beach, sunning, walking the more than one mile long beach, snorkeling, swimming and just soaking in the warm water. Life is ...
Or…better yet, and hear me out here, how about NOT bringing a child not
old enough to know how to behave on a cruise?
Yaaaaaaaaaaaaay great idea! Give me an award!
So anyway, we think
the kids will be in bed soon then Dave and I can venture down for some food in
a more tranquil setting. I won't say the
kids on board are ruining it because that is not at all true. It is in fact the first time ever we have
... to perform just to manage the boat. Unlike a power boat, we can't just stop.
Dave was making progress bringing his fish to the boat, and it looked like some sort of tuna. Even with the drag still set from the first fish on Donna's rod, she couldn't slow the second fish down and it just took more and more line. Donna stepped away from the fish to pull out the fish bin from the cockpit locker and Dave got his tuna to the transom, finding ...