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Cornelia Rohde

Cornelia Rohde first felt the sand of Spanish Wells between her four-year-old toes after enduring a stormy passage with her family on the mail boat from Nassau in 1945. Following years of visits from Ohio to their out-island cousins, her parents extended the family compound by building a cottage next door, six feet from the beach. Many storms and boats later, she and her avid sailor husband, Jon, can still be found in the family home, sailing around the Grand Bahama Bank or on their veranda...See more