Category Archives: Peter

Safe and snug in Grenada

Well, it’s been quite a while since I’ve done a blog post!  We’ve settled very quickly into ‘hurricane season in Grenada’ mode, joining hundreds of other cruisers who sit the season out on the south coast of the island.  Life … Continue reading

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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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Chased out of Martinique.

Pete: 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 … Continue reading

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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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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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Trying to get to Puerto Rico

Before i left Australia, there was a podcast I enjoyed listening to – it was called Preppers Podcast. It was aimed at the American phenomenon called preppers. These are people preparing for the end of the world, or rather, the … Continue reading

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