Sailing Across Bahama Bank Escape 32

After anchoring on Great Bahama Bank we set sail early the next morning while it’s still dark around 3 am after the wind picks up and it becomes too uncomfortable to stay anchored in the middle of the ocean with no protection. Chasing Mike in Paviti Tern we set a course for Mackie Shoal flashing light with the wind on our nose. Rounding Mackie Shoal, continuing across the bank to Northwest Channel and finally anchoring up at Bird Cay near Hog Cay with good protection in all but the South.

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Escape – Episode 32 Season 1

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