Hawk's Nest Resort and Marina
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After three days in New Bight, we sailed to Arthur's Town which used to be the main town on Cat Island, but was now a very sleepy place. Then we moved up to Orange Creek which was just as sleepy!!!
While in Arthur's Town the wind switched to the SSE and it made for a VERY ROLLY anchorage. Both boats found it to be quite uncomfortable and we had one day where we couldn't even leave the boats. ...
... would be easy, if not a little rolly. After waiting just long enough for good light to pick our way out through the coral heads of French Bay, we departed at 0900 planning to sail downwind on genoa alone. Dave's mantra for downwind sailing is "sailboats prefer to be pulled, not pushed," so we usually don't use the mainsail for deep downwind directions.
Conception Island is a small, uninhabited island at the “mouth” ...
We ended our stay in Cat Island with another brief stay at the Orange Creek Inn. Joanne and I loved this place and would highly recommend it to anyone staying on this island.
During this stay, we were able to venture across the road to the beach. Joanne and I had ...
... the architect hermit, Father Jerome, is at the peak and is worth the trek up this steep rocking incline, as well as the awe inspiring view.
While driving around the island, Joanne also stopped in a bakery and got some delicious baked goods. It made for a great snack during our drive around the island.
We ended up having a great stay at the "Boathouse" but were happy to be returning to the Orange Creek Inn.
Somehow the communication between Joanne and the owner of the Orange Creek Inn got mixed up and nobody was at the airport to pick us up. Luckily, the owner of another hotel was there to pick someone up (who did not show up) and he offered to drive us to the Inn. On the way to our destination, he played guide and pointed out important areas on the island as well as places to eat and drink.
We were dropped off at the Orange Creek Inn and ...