Rum Cakes, Coral Heads and the Bodacious Bahamas!

We are anchored in Highbourne Cay in the northern Exumas. We are experiencing 30 plus knot wind gusts which will continue for the next few days. The cruising life, especially when anchoring is mostly relaxing and affords me time to contemplate.  Recently I was thinking about all the boating friends we have met since starting …

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The Intracoastal Waterway

Orenda in Waterside Marina There is so much I don’t know.    First, it’s “intra” not “inter” coastal.  Intra meaning within, inter meaning between.  The intracoastal waterway (ICW) is a 3000-mile inland waterway running from Boston, Massachusetts, southward along the Atlantic around the southern top of Florida, then following the Gulf coast to Brownsville, Texas.  It …

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