During our two week lock down at Royal Island, it was decided that we would just head back to Florida relatively quickly. It was either that, or return through the Abacos which would add another month to our journey. Another month in the Bahamas would have been peachy, but we have a boat to sell and some engagements in New Jersey to make in August, so we figured we’d better get to it as soon as possible. We decided to cross to the Berry Islands from Eleuthera, which was about a 50 mile/12 hour crossing. We left the protected cove of Royal Island and anchored for our last day in Eleuthera at the westernmost tip of the island to stage for the early morning departure. It turned out to be the most beautiful area we’d seen in all of Eleuthera!
The crossing the next day was as expected…calm and relaxing, though the hefty Mahi-Mahi we caught was pretty exciting : )