Cruising the Northern Exuma Islands
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Cruising the Northern Exuma Islands

While Georgetown gets busy, with 400 cruising boats at a time in the peak months (Feb-April), it’s a different kind of busy from the northern Exumas, especially Georgetown. After hearing so much about it, we were excited to make our way north and check out the rest of the island chain. Many of our friends…

Conception Island: A Sailor’s Visit
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Conception Island: A Sailor’s Visit

After the holidays we made a short trip from Georgetown, Exumas, over to Conception Island, a Bahamian national park and remote island. Conception is the pinnacle of remote Bahamas cruising – it’s stunningly beautiful, fairly empty of boats, and devoid of services. Fifteen miles north east of the northern most tip of Long Island, Conception…

Georgetown, Bahamas: Sailor’s Hangout
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Georgetown, Bahamas: Sailor’s Hangout

We were so glad to escape the rapidly dropping temperatures of the Chesapeake Bay and head south. Finally, finally, on December 19th we dropped anchor in Georgetown, one of the busiest sailing ports in the Bahamas. I was very excited to get to Georgetown – it’s family tradition! My dad sailed there in 2008, my…