bahamas

Lifting keel paradise

by Adrian 5th Apr 2015 - Caribbean
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If there’s one place you need a lifting keel yacht its in the Bahamas…

We’ve been here for about three weeks sailing up through the island chain towards our eventual mainland US landfall. 

Mile upon mile of uniformly flat sub 3m depths across large banks between islands has been a completely new sailing experience. It’s a bit nerve wracking, but the Forward Looking Sonar and good weather (and light) have been invaluable.

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Up the mast again…

by Adrian 26th Mar 2015 - Caribbean

At long last we’ve reached the Bahamas and I’ve been able to head up the mast to take the photos I’ve been waiting for.

To make it even better we met another Allures 45 in the Turks and Caicos heading our way so have been sailing with them for the last few days.  

This photo was taken with the GoPro whilst anchored in 2m of water just off the northern coast or West Caicos.

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