In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, which swept through the northern Bahama Abaco island chain in September, there has been a huge outpouring of support for the devastated islanders and their home islands. But logistics are still extremely difficult for those who want to give aid, donate time and labor and work hard to get the Abacos back on its feet.
Man-O-War Cay, an island just east of Marsh Harbour that is a famous cruising destination, suffered the same direct hit that destroyed Abaco, with the loss of many homes, roofs blown off, businesses destroyed and life disrupted. Luckily, there was no loss of life. For the aid workers, there are no shore-side facilities to house them and very little of the basics of life to sustain them. So, the call has gone out to the boating community to invite skilled and dedicated boat owners to sail to the island and live aboard their boats during the rebuilding phase. Read More