Surprise!! Friends from Home

Saturday, February 20 I woke early a little after 6am and read until time to listen to Chris Parker Weather. The wind is to increase later today and tomorrow and start decreasing on Monday with a North Swell for the next 24 hours developing. We are protected from the north swell (we hope) and have […]

St. Martin to Virgin Gorda, BVI’s

Thursday February 19 to Friday, February 20 Miles Traveled: 81.6 nm Overnight to Virgin Gorda We had moved Changes out of the lagoon at St Martin on the 2:30 bridge and anchored off the beach. Once again following the 8 coordinates we wrote down after a cruisers Net, we saw water 5.8ft under the keel […]

Roseau to Portsmouth, Dominica

Friday, January 9 Miles Traveled: 19.8 nm Not having a long passage today we listened to weather and had breakfast not releasing the mooring until after we raised the Main Sail at 820am. The lines were unusually twisted so took a few minutes. After a few minutes we rolled out the head sail with a […]

St. Pierre, Martinique to Roseau, Dominica

Thursday, January 8 Miles Traveled: 36.8 We listened to Chris Parker weather and then raised anchor at 740am for Dominica with 7 boats in front of us. Guess we aren’t the only ones that thought this was a good weather window to go between islands. We started with 1′ swells 30 min in which increased […]

Valentine’s Day

Saturday, February 14 French side, St. Martin We started out the day listening to Chris Parker weather then Mike from Shrimpys Cruisers Net which starts at 730am channel 10. Phil likes to start his projects early so after a quick breakfast, we left at 930am to go to the Ace Hardware store. You dock at […]

To Jolly Harbor

Sunday February 1 We have been med moored in Nelson’s Dock Yard for the last ten days. It has been one of our favorite stops with all the very large sailboats, which means over a 100 foot plus and the 3 day superyacht regatta. But it’s time to go so yesterday afternoon we got ready […]