The Difference Preservation Makes

At first I wasn’t excited about stopping at the islands within the boundaries of the Exumas Land and Sea Park, which runs a significant length of the Exumas chain; but it’s a nature preserve and, therefore, a “no take” zone for fish, conch and lobster.
So, I wasn’t excited. It sounded pretty, which is nice, but you can’t eat pretty.

Narrow Ways Through Skinny Water

“Skinny water” refers to shallow depth and is commonly used to describe the extremely shallow Bahamian waters. It’s not uncommon for us to have only two or three feet under the keel during significant portions of a sail, and we’ve had less than a foot at times!