Bahamas | Travel & Sailing Blog

Bimini Bahamas for Three Days

Bimini was the start, and one of the highlights, of our three-week adventure in the Bahamas aboard our boat, Starry Horizons.  One thing that made it so special was that my cousin Robert came to visit us! Getting to Bimini The only airport in Bimini is the South Bimini Airport (BIM), which operates daily flights from…

Florida

Passage through the Florida Bay

We departed Palmetto Thursday morning at 9 am.  I have done a ton of research on this route, speaking with other boat owners and delivery captains to determine that yes, we can cut through the Florida Bay instead of going around the Keys. The biggest hurdle is the Snake Creek Bridge. Our friend Rick, back…

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A Weekend on the Manatee River

While we were living on our boat in Palmetto, Florida, my parents came to visit us! That was a cause for celebration, and a great reason to stop boat projects and take Starry Horizons out for a weekend in the Manatee River. Snead Island Anchorage David and I had done some research and scoped out…

Bahamas | Travel & Sailing Blog

Bachelorette Party in Nassau!

I got the pleasure of heading to Nassau, Bahamas, for three days to send one of my best friends, B, off to married life chock full of RUM!  With two full days in Nassau, we prioritized.  Day one was snorkeling and day two was the beach. This was not my first time to Nassau –…

Florida | United States

Three Days in Miami

There’s a ton to see and do in Miami. I’ve been three times, exploring different parts of Miami each time. I’d break it up into a day for each place: Miami proper, Key Biscayne to be outdoorsy, and Miami Beach for the scene! Eat So Much Food Miami is the best place in the US…

France

Living Aboard & Provisioning in Minimes

We lived aboard our boat in Minimes Marina for three weeks! While most of our time was busy with the outfitting projects Uchimata was working on, we were getting settled into life in a marina. Bike Shop I have been running errands during the day. Wednesday I went to a bicycle shop. We purchased two…