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Island living - a dream of the many and an achievement of the few...

Pseudo-aquatics live at the edge of, in and out of, but not actually in the water. That defines Dave and Phoebe who bought the uninhabited five-acre Parrot Cay, near Hope Town, from the Queen of England, forty-five years ago. After a rough start in the hotel business they created Island Marine, renting small boats and cottages, and diving.
Sunset on Parrot Cay
Dave and Phoebe Gale

Ready About: Voyages of Life in the Abaco Cays is a collection of true stories about their Abaco life (Dave says he can't walk from the bedroom to the kitchen without something weird, wacky, or wonderful happening) and a few stories from New York where they married in 1953, a year before moving to the Bahamas.



Below Another Sky: A Bahama Memoir is now available! If you enjoyed Dave's first book, Ready About, you'll surely enjoy this funny, informative and entertaining memoir with more than 150 photos about Dave and Phoebe's unique life and times on their island in the Bahamas.

You can order READY ABOUT $22.00) and BELOW ANOTHER SKY ($30.00) directly from the author. These prices include shipping and handling! You can request a signed copy of READY ABOUT, but signed copies of BELOW ANOTHER SKY are only available at Parrot Cay. Please send a check payable to Dave Gale to:

Dave Gale
Parrot Cay
Hope Town
Abaco, Bahamas (Yup, thatís it. No box, no zip)
Phone: 242-366-0285
OR --

e-mail your Visa or Mastercard # & exp. date and amount to: davegale@islandmarine.com


Also available in select stores in Abaco (Ebb Tide, Hope Town Harbour Lodge, Abaco Treasures, Java Cafe, Dive Abaco) and Florida to be announced soon!