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Lynx Nov BAHAMAS!! / Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« on: April 03, 2007, 08:40:03 AM »
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Re: Nov BAHAMAS!!
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2007, 04:29:47 PM »
Going north in May, return in November, north in May etc.....

Hi Lynx,
Sounds like a dream come true for you. Where do you mean when you say going North?

I looked up the specs for the MacGregor, and it appears to have a daggerboard. So your twelve inch draw is with the daggerboard retracted? That should get you into some pretty tight spots, I would think.

Best of luck,
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Re: Nov BAHAMAS!!
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2007, 05:29:35 AM »
Hello Elizabeth, My plans for going "North" is up the ICW (East Coast) and trailer to the west end of the Erie Canel, travel the waterways east and south and then back down to Bahamas for the next season.

Yes, the MacGregor draws 12 inches daggerboard and rudders retracted. I can motor in 18 inches if the wind is not to bad. With the planing hull and a 50 hp outboard, the Boat can cruise at 15 mph (3 to 4 miles per gallon), I can get out of trouble almost as fast as I can get into.

I have been planing this for some time and it is a dream come true.

Know of anybody that would like to come along?

Regards, James V, M/S Lynx
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Re: Nov BAHAMAS!!
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2007, 11:23:28 PM »
Where are you now?  WHere are you crossing from/to? 
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Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2007, 04:07:54 PM »
I finally made it to Bimini Bahamas and should be in Abacos within the week. YEA!!!!

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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2007, 04:49:12 PM »
schweet!!!!!11 congrats..1..1..
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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2007, 06:23:38 PM »
Bueno... look forward to hearing more details and seeing photos.

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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2007, 06:58:42 PM »
Congrats! No sea monsters? :o Enjoy. Keep the camera and writing pad handy.
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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2007, 11:16:17 PM »
I finally made it to Bimini Bahamas and should be in Abacos within the week. YEA!!!!



Congrats on the crossing.  I look forward to reading more about Bimini, and progress on your journey.  We are enjoying Guana Cay right now, and expect to linger in the Abacos for another little bit before heading farther south.  Would be great to run into you.

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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2007, 06:08:54 PM »
Congrats!

Love those palm trees.  ;D

Have fun and be safe.
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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2007, 07:22:55 PM »
Have fun all you guys down there!  It snowed in Northern New England today, and frankly I'd rather be back in the Bahamas with you all!
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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2007, 04:34:50 PM »
I was recooping after a long tough day of snorkeling when I see;



 ;D

  James and Lynx made it to Settlement Harbor, Guana Cay.

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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2007, 12:28:57 PM »
Sky looks kind of nasty in that second photo. :D

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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2007, 04:52:40 PM »
Looks like it's going to be a great trip. Have fun and plenty of pictures, please.
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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #17 on: December 01, 2007, 04:47:14 PM »
Lynx-

Nice photos...glad to hear you made it safely there.  BTW, were you one of these:


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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #18 on: December 02, 2007, 09:35:09 AM »
No, Not my life style.
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Re: Made it to Bimini Bahamas!!
« Reply #19 on: December 03, 2007, 03:24:14 AM »
Lynx, you lucky dog!!! ;D I haven't been to Abaco in about 18 years or so. Hope you have a wonderfull time.