Clifford Sawyer House
TripAdvisor Reviews Clifford Sawyer House Great Abaco Island
Travel Blogs from Great Abaco Island
... ability to hold and control his breathing is a real skill one that I'm still trying to learn. So we stayed there a while and enjoyed a nice swim with a Hawksbill Turtle our first turtle swim on this trip, no sharks :-) various other fish life.
We settled into our anchorage around 5, just past Crab Cay adjacent to Great and Little Abaco Islands very protected but the winds are so slow ...
... entered the bay we were greeted by tons of boats too many to count all on mooring balls they were packed into this very tiny bay, they have 4 marinas but all really small and all booked up :-( We will have to make a note for next year to call ahead and book a slip and enter at high tide. The town looked really quant small victorian style buildings, from the cruising guides information they have several restaurants, small bars and shops a must do for next ...
... sat and sang a lot of oldies til 10 pm. It was a beautiful evening.
One of the customs in Green Turtle is a Christmas march each morning Christmas week at 5 a.m.. Anyone and everyone is invited to march with the band and chorus through town singing Christmas carols. The first morning we heard the bass drums so we made coffee at 5 a.m. and enjoyed the tradition.
Monday, Dec. 29 - LAUNCH DAY! Hooray, we are finally in the water.
... Our sail there involved sailing into the Atlantic through a narrow cut (known as the Whale Cay passage) for a few miles to avoid the shallows near Treasure Cay. We needed winds to be from the right direction and mild conditions or else the waves and breakers would become too dangerous. Our winds were NE 10-15 knots and the waves/rollers were 4-5'. It wasn't too bad and there were at least 30 boats transiting the passage. So we had lots of company rocking and rolling ...
... than hoped. Still it was an enjoyable day and Dave got some expert advice on sail trim from David and the health of the new mainsail was declared terrific! The next morning Dave singlehanded back to Marsh Harbour and anchored back where he started.
After Donna’s return, we reached northwestward as far as Double Breasted Cay, an absolutely exquisite spot for adventurous anchorers. Google Earth this >> ...
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