Fixing up Changes in Lauderdale Marine Center

Changes has now been in salt water for almost two years and traveled 6650 nautical miles.  She has been used every day for two years except for 5 months when we were back in Ohio.  The result is that things have worn out, broken or were lost. So now that we are docked at Lauderdale […]

Homecoming Weekend in Landrail Settlement, Crooked Island

Thursday, April 2, Today we found out there is a bus, Gibson Bus, that will ake us to the Airport where the locals are waiting to welcome in their relatives arriving on the BahamasAir plane.  There a DJ set up music leaving the huge speakers in the back of the pick up truck and got […]

Aborted Attempt Back to Matthew Town

Monday March 30 Miles Traveled, 4.0 nm We had decided to go back to Matthew Town to get Lorraine’s phone fixed and pick up some water and groceries.  We had met a German couple Karl and Hanne on SV Silberwowe who needed to go to check in and invited to come with us on Changes. […]

Being a Tourist in Ponce, PR

Tuesday, March 10 Today we rented a car from Hertz.  they met us at the Marina Offfice and drove us a few miles to their base where we picked up the car, a Kia.  It had good A/C which was very much appreciate since we don’t have it on the boat.  We had wanted to […]

Valentine’s Day

Saturday, February 14 French side, St. Martin We started out the day listening to Chris Parker weather then Mike from Shrimpys Cruisers Net which starts at 730am channel 10. Phil likes to start his projects early so after a quick breakfast, we left at 930am to go to the Ace Hardware store. You dock at […]

Lazy Restless Day at the Beach

Sunday, January 4 St. Anne, Martinique Last night it rained in and off a few times, which was enough to keep the Forehatch closed most of the time. The winds in the upper teens to mid 20’s continue. Phil’s project this morning was to check the water level in the batteries. This time he check […]

Bus trip into La Marin

Saturday, Jan 3, 2015 We decided to take the local bus into La Marin, the next town over. It was last minute idea about and whether we should get a move on to take the 9am bus or be leisurely to get the 1040am bus. I voted to get the 9am bus so we got […]

New Years Eve And Day

Happy New Years Eve Wednesday, January 31 We woke and listened to Chris Parker weather which continue to say that the Christmas winds will continue until mid next week and lazed around until 1030am when we decided to go into town. We walked around until it was 12 noon when we realized too late, that […]