Unfortunately it was time to set sail, say good-bye to Spanish Wells, and continue on our trek towards America. Although we did have one last stop in the Bahamas that we just had to make and luckily it was on our route. So the Rum Runner set a course for the Berry Islands. We absolutely love the Berries for its remoteness and its fishing. This truly is deserted island paradise! And in fact, we were the only boat at the Devils-Hoffman anchorage, our favorite gunk hole tucked between the various small islands and enclosed by the shallow waters of the Great Bahama Bank. We were surrounded by so much natural beauty and enjoyed the solitude of quiet island life. We went to the beach, explored the different islands in the dinghy, and caught fresh conch for dinner- yum! Even Kona helped with the conch. We have never met another dog who is so crazy about fishing and conching. A couple of years ago, one of our friends taught Kona how to grab the conch by the lip and carry it up to the beach. He loves it! And I really don’t know who is going to be more bummed out about
Rum Runners of lore were some of the best sailors on the seas. They had to outrun, outwit, and outsail the navy in order to make their spoils. We are proud to follow in the traditions of the past Rum Runners; to sail in the same waters, to find protected anchorages and friendly ports, as well as to enjoy some of the best rums the Caribbean has to offer- yar!
Let me introduce you to the crew of the Rum Runner; I’m Jen and do most of the blogging. But my life wouldn’t be complete without my husband Jay by my side. And as always we have our trusty companion Kona, the Salty Dog. We have b... full info