Valentines Resort And Marina
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Woke up to a lovely sunny day, looks to be a bit of wind but nothing bad. We are here today and tomorrow for sure. Martin leaves on Wed. morning and John arrives tomorrow afternoon.
So what is the plan today more exploring! I'm heading out for a nice long power walk to enjoy the village and take in the local sights, …
... of charge, was the view of the Atlantic coast and the famous "pink sand" beach which stretches nearly 2 miles along this 3.5 mile x 1.5 mile island. The beach is truly beautiful and the main drawing card for this resort town and former Bahamian capital. Our appetites somewhat sated and our electronic devices recharged (courtesy of a couple of Coral Sands electrical outlets) , we road back to the dock, re boarded our boat and had a delightfully uneventful trip back to Turtle ...
... 12.30 Sal wakes up Eric as we are on the move again- this time gusts of 30-35 pushing us back onto shore again, only problem this time we got 2 tangled up anchors to sort in the dark not just one! After a lot of debate and fiddling we decided to ditch an anchor and let it go and collect it in the morning as we were dragging dangerously close to shore with no moverability. We then lifted the second one and ...
... afterward. Tired from a full day, we were back on the boat by 1900 so the guys could enjoy a final evening rum together.
Sadly, Bob and Wally departed the next day early in the afternoon. As their plane took off, they got a brief glimpse of us sailing southeast to our next destination on the west coast of Eleuthera. As in the previous two years, we were very thankful for their expert assistance and fun company.
At departure from Norfolk, existing conditions were 15-20 knot NE winds and, due to the close apparent wind angle required to pass through the South Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, we began motor sailing upwind. Winds were diminishing and, as forecast, had lessened to below 10 knots by the time we rounded Cape Henry, VA, so we were motoring on one engine with the jib. We were bundled up in winter clothing for air temperatures in the upper 40's to ...