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Exuma Yacht Club, George Town, outdoor patio: L to R: Paul Shard, Richard Thomas, Sheryl Shard, Nick Gill, Caroline Gill, Sue Heath,
Julie Thomas. Southerly Owners enjoying a meal ashore after being underway for several days.

site at slack tide, and not to be missed,
the famous swimming pigs at Pig Beach
in the Big Major Spot anchorage.
Staniel Cay is also a base for
Makers Air and a good place to have
parts and supplies shipped in from the
US mainland. The small airline is based
in Fort Lauderdale and, for a very reasonable price, will hold your shipments
for you until you arrive in Staniel Cay
to pick them up and handle all customs
and duties paperwork. You pick up your
packages at Staniel Cay Yacht Club.
At this point our plan was to
turn back to sail back to George Town
so our friends could catch their planes
home, but they were keen to continue
exploring. So rather than back-tracking, we sailed on after organizing for a
small plane from Staniel Cay to fly them
back to George Town later to meet their

18

CANADIAN YACHTING

flight to Nassau and home in a couple of
days. The air charter was just $650 US
so divided between the four of them was
quite acceptable to get in another couple
of days of sailing and snorkelling in new
places. If they had been flying to the US,
seaplane charters and Makers Air would
have been options.
For the month of May 2019,
Paul and I continued island-hopping all
through the Exuma Cays filming and
editing new videos and enjoying life at
anchor. Then came June and the start
of Hurricane Season, the risk of bad
weather and the end of insurance coverage for Distant Shores III in that part of
the world.
So we made arrangements to leave
Distant Shores III in safe-keeping and
headed home to summer in Canada. But
we returned in mid-November. Join us

in the December Canadian Yachting for
more details on cruising the Bahamas
And in the mean-time, check out the
resources on the Canadian Yachting
website at www.canadianyachting.ca !
SIDEBAR
There is a detailed guide for charter and
cruising resources to learn more about the
Bahamas on the Canadian Yachting website. Visit canadianyachting.ca and search
the related articles below:
*Bahamas Tourist Office
*Noonsite.com - The Ultimate Cruisers
Planning Tool
*George Town Exuma Sailors and
Cruisers Facebook Group
*Bahamas, Land and Sea Facebook
Group
*Seven Seas Cruising Association
*Recommended Cruising Guides...and
more!

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Canadian Yachting October 2020

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting October 2020

AT THE HELM: THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
BOOK REVIEW: BOLD SEA STORIES
SPECIAL FEATURE: BAHAMAS – THERE AND BACK AGAIN
POWER REVIEW: BENETEAU ANTARES 11
POWER REVIEW: FOUR NEW JEANNEAU MODELS
SAIL REVIEW: HANSE 418
THE PORT HOLE: OCTOBER 2020
TRAVEL DESTINATION: CHEMAINUS - THE LITTLE TOWN THAT COULD
FEATURE: WINTERIZING
CROSSING THE LINE: ON THE ROCKS
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - Intro
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - AT THE HELM: THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - 4
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - 5
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - BOOK REVIEW: BOLD SEA STORIES
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - 7
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - SPECIAL FEATURE: BAHAMAS – THERE AND BACK AGAIN
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - POWER REVIEW: BENETEAU ANTARES 11
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - POWER REVIEW: FOUR NEW JEANNEAU MODELS
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - 26
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - 27
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - SAIL REVIEW: HANSE 418
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - 32
Canadian Yachting October 2020 - THE PORT HOLE: OCTOBER 2020
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - TRAVEL DESTINATION: CHEMAINUS - THE LITTLE TOWN THAT COULD
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - FEATURE: WINTERIZING
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Canadian Yachting October 2020 - CROSSING THE LINE: ON THE ROCKS
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