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For Reel

Written by Camden On Sunday I met real fishermen.  They have a 55 foot sport fishing boat called Hope.  I was asking them lots of fishing questions for a few hours.  Then, the best thing ever happened.They asked me if my dad and I wanted to go fishing with them the next day.  I ran…

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The Cape Eleuthera Institute

In my last blog post, I talked about how Joellen, Camden and their new friend Townes schmoozed their way into getting us a tour at a marine research school up the road here in Cape Eleuthera.  With the invite to the Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI), Townes and his parents on S/V Dawn Patrol decided to…

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Eleuthera: Part 2

When we sailed to Eleuthera, we thought we’d only be here for a few days before heading on to the Exumas.  But we’ve stayed a lot longer than a few days.  The more time we spend in Eleuthera, the more we fall in love with it.  Here’s a recap of our last week and why…

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Eleuthera

After we left Bimini, we sailed with our friends from S/V Rhiannon for three consecutive days but were able to sleep at night at anchor.  The first day we sailed for eleven hours straight east across the Bahama Banks where it is only 15 feet deep.We trolled even though we knew in 15 feet of water we…

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A Hidden Gem

Bimini consists of three islands and is the closest Bahamian island chain to the US.  Most cruisers come to Bimini to check in through customs and immigration, grab some diesel, spend the night at a marina for a night or two and be on their way to the farther out islands in the Bahamas.  But our…

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Best Day Ever

This post is written by Camden. Tuesday we left Miami at 5am.  But I was still asleep.  When the sun started rising, I jumped out of my bed, and I asked my dad if we could start trolling for fish.  He said yes so I got out my stinky ballyhoo for bait.I could not stop smiling because I was fishing and I was…

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All The Essentials

I’ve been wanting to get a blog post out for awhile about my love for essential oils.  Since we’ve been here for another week in Miami waiting for safe weather to cross over to the Bahamas, I finally have the time to write this post.  I have fallen in love with essential oils and their medicinal…