Category: 2009 Bahamas

Alec's Birthday Party

by john Email

Nassau Harbour boats

by sarah hair Email

There are a lot of submerged and derelict boats in the harbour, but even more that look like they would be submerged and are derelict which are actually housing entire families. The scene was somehow beautiful and tragic, especially how there are layer… more »

Ruby and Sendai

by sarah hair Email

Sendai was a lonely old man when his beloved brother Tokyo passed away a few months ago. Unable to bear his sorrow any longer, we sailed several hundred miles out of our way to adopt two sweet sisters to keep him company. After the initial introductio… more »

TIka eating

by sarah hair Email

Our beautiful new baby ratties getting used to life on board. more »

Tika eating

by sarah hair Email

Tika (aka Teacup) managed to get lost on board last night and sent us all on an emotional journey into the bilge. more »

ratties doing tricks

by sarah hair Email

We tried teaching them to balance on the cube to get a treat. THey basically outsmarted us though and instead trained us to just give them the treats. more »

tike for congress

by sarah hair Email

If tika ran for congress, this would be her campaign photo. It has her looking very congressional, honest, strong, and patriotic with all those stripes and such. more »

Ruby

by sarah hair Email

This is our little Ruby (aka Rubix Cube or Ruby Stew) more »

Tika and Ruby

by sarah hair Email

THe pretty sisters. Two of our special ratties. more »

tika being cautious

by sarah hair Email

Tika all curled up in front of the others. She was very afraid of the clicking sound from the camera. I think it might have sounded a bit like a rattie crying or something. They all reacted to the sound as they would react to the loud squeal of a sha… more »

ruby rat

by sarah hair Email

Ruby is our most feminine little girly rat. She is even pink, so you can tell she is a girl. more »

Suicidal pilot

by sarah hair Email

Just off Palm Beach, Florida as we headed south toward Fort Lauderdale Yes, that is a dinghy attached to the bottom of his ultra-light aircraft. We watched him for a long time approach the ocean and attempt to land it. There was very little wind -… more »

Bounty replica

by sarah hair Email

We saw this ship anchored just off Palm Beach, Florida. We actually sailed North to check her out and take some photos, though our daily destination was 40 some miles south to Fort Lauderdale. We spent about an hour circling her and tacking back and… more »

Under sail at sunset

by sarah hair Email

Somewhere in the Gulf Stream, just outside of Bahamian territorial waters. more »

Fortuna Beach

by sarah hair Email

In Bahamas, Grand Bahama Island. John and Malia walking along the beach. more »

Avalon anchored in Lucaya Waterway

by sarah hair Email

In Grand Bahama Island, on the Grand Lucaya Waterway. Luckily, the bugs were NOT around this particular anchorage. more »

Sir Charles Hayward Yacht Club

by sarah hair Email

We joined! This was such a wonderful program and a great place to hang out! They have a sailing club and members get together weekly to go sailing together on the club dinghies. Madison and Malia had their first lesson in dinghy sailing one Sunday… more »

Yacht Club

by sarah hair Email

THis is the upper deck of the yacht club. They have a beautiful facility and wonderful location. We LOVED our time visiting their club. more »

Close to the anchorage

by sarah hair Email

This awesome swimming pool at the Yacht Club has the distinction of a great view of our boat in the basin! Club members here get all kinds of perks! lol! more »

swimming pool

by sarah hair Email

We only tried it out once, but it was spectacular. That is Avalon in the background. more »

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