Author: cgrabens

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Crossing the Gulf Stream for the Bahamas!

Fortunately we aren’t traveling with any deadlines or time constraints, which allows us to pick the perfect weather window for crossing the Gulf Stream. The Gulf Stream is a warm swift Atlantic current that runs from South, originating in the Gulf of Mexico, to North. Attempting to cross the gulf...

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Cambridge Cay Area Highlight Video!

We have been enjoying the Exumas! The winds have been consistently from the East which has made traveling South on the West side of the Exuma island chain very enjoyable! The islands provide a wind break so the waves don’t build too much, and the constant breeze of around 15knots...

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Leaving Key Largo

We made it to the Bahamas, but it wasn’t without incidence.  The location of Tarpon Basin in Key Largo where we spent 8 months was in a tricky spot to get to the ocean.  You either had to travel south for 6 hours to go under the only drawbridge in...

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Marco Island

We made sure to leave Sanibel Island super early to take advantage of the predicted weather which forecasted the best winds earlier in the day.  We barely burned any diesel and since we weren’t able to find any in Ft Meyers I was proud of that fact.  We had full...