Postcards

Crazy Louise: stopover in the Bahamas

Published on 01 december 2015 at 0h00

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For Crazy Louise this will be the last stopover before our trip back across the Atlantic, but what a fantastic stopover it has been. In the Bahamas you’re sailing in shallow water, no more than 2 or 3 meters deep over the Exuma Bank, and sometimes we had just 20 or 30cm under our hulls! Fortunately the anchorages are easy in these crystalline shallow waters. A perfect playground for a catamaran. Anchorages are often very quiet all along the Exuma national park, but if it’s what you want, there are a number of small marinas, where a few super-yachts come and tie up. Staniel Cay remains one of our favorite anchorages, where we swam with the semi-wild pigs, who come out as soon as a dinghy approaches, hoping to be fed some tidbits. But be careful, they ...

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