Travel Blogs from Great Abaco Island
... Lots of lovely homes around the marina and different canals off the bad in leafing to more private homes. Food for thought now as Eric can see himself here with his boat! Winds swung round over night and meant another sleepless night as we danced very closely to boats on bouys but no harm done. Out exploring and a fantastic beach on the North side and all the facilities we need so not a bad place to spend ...
... its way to your room. After this you enter the terminal where some pleasant person (who is smiling and laughing with the guests) greets you and asks how you are. Then they direct you to the line for checking in. There are several people checking you booking papers to direct you to the correct check in person. After about 20 minutes you have your picture taken for your room key, and are requested to sit in the lounge area until ...
... SB ready for the return passage.
22/4 A day of rain and thunderstorms, yes they do have them (not very often)
we sorted out a new crew member Stan from Austria is flying over on wed 24th
We took the side spray dodgers off to a sailmaker to be repaired, they should be ready tomorrow night. And traveled around town to get a crew agreement notaried for Stan.
Wind is now set against us for a few more days, so we are possibly stuck in ...
... dinghy, even if it means a short swim to shore. Ankle deep is over her head, so she gets wetter than the rest of us. I guess she figures it is better than waiting for everybody in the dry dinghy, while we have fun in town.
As the photos show, there are simply beautiful scenes almost anywhere you look.
If you are looking on a map, we moved Esprit de Mer from the secure, sheltered harbor to ...
... an hour of diagnostics with no clear picture as to what was wrong with the
engine... Ruth asked: “are we out of gas?”. The answer turned out to be “yes”!
Thankfully we store an extra 15 gallons of fuel in Jerry-cans on deck, so we could get the engine going again for the emergency re-anchoring that was to come (documented in the video).