2016 Log Book

12, 13 November, 2016

12 and 13 November, 2016 Landrail Point, Crooked Island, to Conception Island [87 nautical miles under sail from sunrise to sunset!]. Preliminary conclusion to this year’s expedition. We departed Landrail Point at first light and sailed with a northeast wind…
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11 November, 2016

11 November, 2016 French Wells to Landrail Point, Crooked Island. Our objective today was to study the gap with its three cays between Crooked Island and Long Cay/Fortune Island from a vantage point at sea. Then our plan was to…
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10th November, 2016

10 November, 2016 Little Harbour, Long Island to the cut between Crooked Island and Long Cay/Fortune Island The sea having calmed from yesterday, we sailed out of Little Harbour this morning without incident. We then steered southeast from the single…
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9th November, 2016

9 November, 2016 Prisoners of Paradise, Little Harbour, Long Island. Our departure from this exquisite harbour today was prevented by an unusual high train of North Atlantic waves continuing the entire day and rendering the narrow entrance too treacherous to…
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8th November, 2016

8th November, 2016 Clarence Town Harbour to Little Harbour, Long Island   Our departure from an excellent well-sheltered anchorage in Clarence Town Harbour was delayed by the necessity of moving vessels from the colourful Flying Fish fueling dock so that…
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7th November 2016

7 November 2016 From Calabash Bay to Clarence Town Harbour, Long Island   Departed this morning at 8 A.M. And motor-sailed the three miles north to the head of Long Island. The forecast northeast wind of under 20 knots was…
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3rd November 2016

3rd November 2016 At sea between Rum Cay and Cape Santa Maria, Long Island; anchored at Calabash Bay. Up this morning before sunrise and we meet the wind hard against us. After an expedition council, we’ve decided to skip San…
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2nd November 2016

2nd November, Wednesday evening Port Nelson Roadstead, Rum Cay Preparing to depart Captain Dave's beach, Port Howe, Cat Island. Departed Cat Island this morning about 10:00 AM after carrying Douglas Rath, our film director, to the airport for his return...
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31st October 2016

31st October 2016 To all our most appreciated supporters, Unfavourable autumn weather has obliged us to delay commencing our 2016 Following Columbus Expedition until Wednesday 2 November. We intend to sail from Cat Island, Bahamas, the home port of our…
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