Julie Richardson

Navigating Life One Seafaring Adventure at a Time.



18. Columbus Point and Monument

My husband has a hard time sitting still, so this morning we scarfed down pancakes with real eggs, butter, and whole milk, and headed out to see the north end of Long Island. Going anywhere on this island requires quite… Continue Reading →

16. Where is the Airport?

We woke up bright and early today and quite hungry, as well, after our day of airport travel. We hadn’t been able to get groceries the night before so we began to forage through the drawers, fridge, and cupboards looking… Continue Reading →

13. A Visit with Nay, Keneps, and Island Boys

Having heard my husband’s adventure stories on Acklins for the past 34 years, I have been wanting to visit this island. This is our last day in Acklins and I want it to be perfect, which means it must include… Continue Reading →

12. Salinas Point, Tamarind Tree, and Two Parties

At breakfast we learned from Velma that it would only take about an hour to make it out to Salinas Point. We grabbed our hats, some bottles of water, and the dive gear. The rental car was a Honda and… Continue Reading →

11. The Ferry, a B&B, and Club Rolex on Acklins Island

Saturday morning had us up bright and early as Walter was very excited to finally explore the island where he’d been shipwrecked years ago. We were up at 5:45 a.m. so we could catch the ferry at 8:30 a.m., which… Continue Reading →

9. Debris and Danger on Gun Bluff

Before exploring Gun Bluff today we decided to have another go at crossing over the salt pond and finally exploring the old ruins on the other side. Since the first go was a bust, we headed to the little village… Continue Reading →

8. Sharks and Dolphins Visit Jason

Sometimes the magic happens and you get to see something special underwater. Jason got to hang out with a few inquisitive visitors today – dolphins and a reef shark. What a treat!       SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

7. A Misadventure Hike on Crooked Island

Today I was busily working on my writing, when Walter arrived and announced he wanted to go hike up to some old ruins on the island. “Cool. So where are they? How do we get there?” “We just drag a… Continue Reading →

6. Traveling at Sea on the Bahamian Mail Boat

Not long ago I stumbled on an article about the Bahamian mail boat service. I was intrigued by the idea of getting onboard a mail boat (I’d never heard of such a thing) and cruising through the islands to a… Continue Reading →

Diving for Dinner – Recipe!

A few years ago, my mariner husband and I loaded up our boat, a 48’ liveaboard, and headed from Miami, out across the Gulf Stream, to the Bahamas on a fishing and diving for dinner adventure with our three sons. … Continue Reading →

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