Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Short Stay in Guadeloupe

After guzzling down Tom’s birthday cake, we snuck out of English Harbour in the dark and set sail for Guadeloupe – some 40 miles away. 

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Antigua – English Harbour and Tom’s Birthday

Weather seemed in our favour to have a smooth sail to Antigua without too much sailing with the wind on our nose, or so we thought!  With Montserrat looming to our right, and Antigua still a bit of a slog … Continue reading

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St Martin to St Barths

“Everything made of fibreglass works, all else not working”. This what the advert should have said. But i knew what i was getting. My last of more than 100 items is down to 20, and seems to be stuck there.

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St Martin

Finally, French food at last!  After an unexpectedly horrible overnight trip we have now made it to the first French Caribbean island, St Martin.  Well, actually, only half the island is french, the other half is Sint Maarten – the … Continue reading

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BVI’s to St Martin

Well, as always, we never end leaving when expected, due to either weather or repairs.  This time, our stay in Nanny Cay was extended due to both culprits – getting the fridge fixed (success) and waiting out the weather due … Continue reading

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Virgin Islands

Well, our blog posts are getting slightly out of sync – with Pete throwing in a couple of posts about our time in the DR and his solo crossing of the Mona passage to Puerto Rico.  Hope we haven’t got … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Mona Passage

The Mona passage lies between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, maybe 70 miles of open sea, with a bad reputation. It is interesting because the Atlantic Ocean is 8 Km (8000m) deep at this point, the Puerto Rican Trench, … Continue reading

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