Lured by rumors of an epic BBQ, we left Pigeon Island bright and early Saturday morning to sail to English Harbor, Antigua. 40 miles and 6 hours later, we anchored in front of Galleon Beach and dinghied to Nelson’s Dockyard in time to clear customs and explore English Harbor. We lounged at Incanto bar on […]
St. Lucia was great – it gave us some time at the dock to do some chores, a little boat and dinghy maintenance, and topped off the water and gas tanks and even left time for a delightful sushi dinner. We had a lovely sail from St. Lucia to Martinique even with the stow away […]
We’ve discovered that in Guadeloupe, it’s quite appropriate to live on a diet that consists almost entirely of carbs and wine. Also the French wine here is cheaper than water, so it’s really the economical choice. We’ve fallen into quite a fat habit of waking up and taking the dinghy into town where we follow […]
So we left you in St. Kitts with our broken backstay, and dare I say we were a touch optimistic about it getting fixed the Friday afternoon of our arrival. But! all was not lost, because I consulted our cruiser’s guidebook and there was mention of a fellow by the name of David who owned […]
Our trip was off to a rocky start. We hadn’t done much sailing, got beat up on our first big leg to Anguilla and had to deal with a broken autopilot. And while it was hard to feel too down and out about the whole deal while sitting on a boat in paradise, we were […]
Well we made it to the West Indies in one piece, but the crossing kicked the living daylights out of us! We left Virgin Gorda, BVI at 3am on Thursday March 9th and arrived in Anguilla sometime after 8:30pm. We battled 30 knot winds, 12 foot seas and scattered squalls for 80 miles and about […]
The Trip My dad and I are sailing west from Puerto Rico towards Anguilla. From there, we will sail the windward and leeward islands moving slowly south until we reach Grenada and then turn to sail back to New England via Bermuda sometime in May for the summer! Follow our SPOT to see where we are!
We recently returned from a 10 day cruise around the US and British Virgin Islands with friends. Here’s our master itinerary – it’s the perfect way to see some of the best spots in the BVI’s in 10 days! Day 1: St. Thomas Flew into St. Thomas with some friends, spent the night in Crown Bay […]