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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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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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Samana – what’s not to love about Samana

The resort complex associated with the Bahia Marina has everything a grotty yachty dreams of – showers, laundry, pools, a gym, and for kids, a playground and a very tolerant staff, who never once made comment as the kids spread … Continue reading

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Hanging in Luperon

We’ve been here for 5 days now, and can see how 5 days can quickly turn into 5 years, after meeting up with quite a few gringo’s who arrived many years ago and have never left.  As one chap put … Continue reading

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