Five Years of Cruising Aboard Osprey

Wendy Mitman Clarke shares her favorite photos from her family's journey aboard _Osprey_. Check out the highlights from the Bahamas, Central America, Bermuda, and the U.S. East Coast.

The Clarkes aboard Osprey
Five years ago in Annapolis
Five years ago
The early cruising days
Tree of Life
Tikal, Guatemala. Kailani in front of a ceiba tree, the Tree of Life.Wendy Mitman Clarke
Oleander in Bermuda
Oleander in BermudaWendy Mitman Clarke
Isle of Shoals, New Hampshire
Osprey at rest in Isle of Shoals, New Hampshire.Wendy Mitman Clarke
Cambridge Cay, Exumas
Kaeo building a sandcastle, Cambridge Cay, ExumasWendy Mitman Clarke
Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park
John Clarke, far right, and Jeremy Waters, far left (from the boat Calypso) join some of the crew at the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park for a well-deserved beer after working on rebuilding two boats.Wendy Mitman Clarke
Big Sand Cay, Turks and Caicos
Osprey at anchor on the north side of Big Sand Cay, Turks and Caicos.Wendy Mitman Clarke
Luperon, Dominican Republic
At the carneceria in Luperon, Dominican Republic.Wendy Mitman Clarke
Kuna Yala
Mola shopping on deck in the Kuna Yala.Wendy Mitman Clarke
Kuna ulu
A Kuna ulu sails for the mainland toward eveningKailani Clarke
Kuna Yala
Not long after the Osprey crew adopted her, Maya sits on an island in the Kuna Yala, as she did for long weeks before we found her.Wendy Mitman Clarke
Molas, Kuna Yala
Molas for sale, in the Western Holandes Cays, Kuna YalaWendy Mitman Clarke
Sunset in the Kuna Yala
Sunset in the Kuna YalaWendy Mitman Clarke
Wall art in Portobelo, Panama
Wall art in Portobelo, PanamaWendy Mitman Clarke
Hobbies Cays, Nicaragua
Osprey at anchor in the Hobbies Cays, NicaraguaWendy Mitman Clarke
Cumberland Island, Georgia
Biking downwind at Cumberland Island, GeorgiaWendy Mitman Clarke
Clarke family
Clarke family
Maya
The luckiest—and best—dog ever found, Maya.Wendy Mitman Clarke
Warderick Wells, Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park
Sunrise at Warderick Wells, Exuma Cays Land and Sea ParkWendy Mitman Clarke
Warderick Wells, Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park
Maya and Wendy at low tide on the sand at Warderick Wells, Exuma Cays Land and Sea ParkWendy Mitman Clarke
Kaeo swimming Exumas
Kaeo, Warderick Wells, Exuma Cays Land and Sea ParkWendy Mitman Clarke
Kailani swimming Exumas
Kailani, Warderick Wells, Exuma Cays Land and Sea ParkWendy Mitman Clarke
Warderick Wells
Kailani goes under in the anchorage at Warderick WellsWendy Mitman Clarke
Osprey, Warderick Wells
Osprey on a mooring at Warderick WellsWendy Mitman Clarke
Current Settlement, Eleuthera
Local men cleaning conch, Current Settlement, EleutheraWendy Mitman Clarke
Hope Town, Abacos
Kids’ field day, Hope Town, AbacosWendy Mitman Clarke
Wendy and the kids
Kailani, Kaeo, and Wendy Clarke
Rock Sound, Eleuthera
Leading edge of the cold front, Rock Sound, EleutheraWendy Mitman Clarke
Bahamian courtesy flag
It was a windy winter. John Clarke lowers the Bahamian courtesy flag as we approach Bermuda.Wendy Mitman Clarke
Royal Naval Dockyard, Bermuda
Kaeo and Kailani Clarke pay homage to The Man, King Neptune, at the Royal Naval Dockyard, BermudaWendy Mitman Clarke
dories
Dories, Isle of Shoals, NHWendy Mitman Clarke
Seal Harbor, Maine
Kailani at nightfall, Seal Harbor, Maine.Wendy Mitman Clarke
Somesville, Maine
Mike Hilbruner (left) Sam Davenport (center) and John Clarke (right) after a long day of sanding Osprey's bottom at Abel's Boatyard in Somesville, Maine.Wendy Mitman Clarke
George Town, Great Exuma
A bunch of great friends get goofy on board Three@Sea in San Dollar anchorage, George Town, Great Exuma
Bahamas
Osprey at sunset, BahamasWendy Mitman Clarke