Eleuthera: Glass Window, Queen’s Bath, Current Cut, and Egg Island

I’ll say it again, some of the best anchorages we found were in Eleuthera. And one of the worst… Despite some high winds to the south east (14-18kts), we left the narrow harbor at Hatchet Bay and sailed north to the incredibly impressive Glass Window. To miss that would have been a travesty. After a …

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Eleuthera: Governor’s Harbor, Alabaster Bay, and Hatchet Bay

April 2, 2019 – April 5, 2019 Hot, humid, zero wind: this describes our sail north to Governor’s Harbor, which is on the border between Central and North Eleuthera (and interestingly runs vertical, not horizontal – go figure!) Some of my favorite anchorages throughout the Bahamas were here on the west coast of this beautiful …

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Rock Sound, Ten Bay, and Pineapple Cays, Eleuthera

March 24 – April 2, 2019 We were anchored in Eleuthera – which was founded by a group of puritans in search of religious freedom. In fact, the name of the island came from the Greek word “eleuthero/eleuthera” meaning free or freedom. Rock Sound, Eleuthera is a large, very well protected, anchorage near the south …

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Snorkeling reefs, diving plane wrecks, underwater caves, and doing 360s

January 16, 2019 The sail from Highbourn to Cambridge Cay was fantastic. We had both the main and genoa up, averaged 7.5 knots and arrived with enough time for me to take a quick snorkel under the boat before my first meeting at 12n. However, the entrance to Cambridge is not for the faint of …

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