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Christmas in the Bahamas

Michelle and I have been married for 28 years and we have ALWAYS spent Christmas with either her family or mine and often, both. We love being with family and enjoying the traditions of the holidays. This year we decided to change it up a bit and have Christmas in the Abacos, Bahamas. We invited…

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Randy the Manatee

We had a fantastic time rambling around in the Abacos in December and January. I didn’t spend much time blogging, mainly because it’s an area that Michelle and I had spent quite a bit of time in over the years on our former Manta 40 sailing catamaran “Double Wide.” That being said, we did get…

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Christmas Comes Early Aboard Roam

Christmas came early for Michelle and me! But there were no trinkets under the tree, there wasn’t a shiny new banana seat bike Parked in the living room, and there definitely wasn’t a new BMW in the garage. Our Christmas gift to each other was a trip to the Bahamas. Getting across should be simple….

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West Palm Maintenance Run

Michelle and I spent most of October back in Texas and Roam sat patiently waiting for our return. Michelle had commitments that would keep her in Texas in November as well, but with a cruise to the Bahamas coming up quickly and a list of “must have” boat projects waiting, I headed back to Florida…

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Time in the Yard

On Monday, July 11, we took Roam down to West Palm Beach to be pulled out of the water at Seminole Marine for a bottom job and to do a couple of other projects. We were pulled before lunch and quickly realized why Seminole Marine was had so few boats in the yard — it is…