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Prickly Bay – Grenada (2nd try)

Prickly Bay at last….and this post with photo’s (somehow version posted last night was missing most of the pics! – oops).

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Mystical Mustique

After leaving Union Island late in the morning, we had a smooth sail north to Mustique, a privately owned island about 17 miles just south of St Vincents.

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Mayreau, Tobago Cays and Union Island

In usual Pete fashion, he had managed to find us amazing accommodation for 3 nights at Salt Whistle Bay on the Grenadine Island of Mayreau.  We also were the first guests in 8 years for the newly opened resort! 

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‘Hurricane’ Harvey

We arrived at Salt Whistle Bay in the evening, hoping our booking would work. The AirBnB email system had a delay, and I hadn’t heard confirmation before we had to break wifi contact. It had been two days prior, but … Continue reading

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St Lucia, a new crew and cruising to Bequia!

Pete snuck out of our anchorage sans motor in a light breeze around 6am whilst we all slept.  The hop from Martinique to St Lucia was only a short 4 hour sail, and we could see St Lucia in the … Continue reading

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Chased out of Martinique.

As the sun came up at 0530 the sea was for a little while flat and glassy. I had to take the sails mostly in, and motored as Mount Pelee, Martinique, loomed above, blocking the morning sun. A hundred feet … Continue reading

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Roseau

Only a couple of hours down the coast of Dominica the capital, Roseau, was definitely worth a short afternoon visit after we left Portsmith, and before we headed overnight to Martinique.

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