In Trinidad, Preparing for Visit Home

Thursday, June 12, 2014 Peake Yacht Services, Chaguaramas, Trinidad I know it’s been a long time for me posting. I’m sorry, but I just haven’t felt like it. This trip has been so different than the first time and not as enjoyable for me. Most of my updates have been going to my FB page […]

Traveling the South Coast of Puerto Rico

Friday, March 21 The past 3 days we have been traveling the south coast of Puerto Rico. Here the trades are from the NE -E -SE starting to build about 9-10am through through late afternoon and decrease at night and early morning. So to go east into the trades in Prevailing Conditions means getting up […]

Lovely Stay in Marina Puerto Bahia, Samańa, DR

Wednesday, March 12 We have had a lovely stay here at Marina Bahia, which is in a resort residence just outside of Samańa, DR. It’s been a very welcome break from bouncing in Changes on anchor. The weather has a pattern to it each day. The mornings start out cool, which for us is the […]

Week at South Side Marina, Turks and Caicos

Today is Sunday, February 23 and I’m sitting in the cockpit with the sound of,the wind with the halyards clattering in the 12-17kt breeze from the east. We left South Side Marina at 550am trying to leave at high tide, and just getting out of the shallow channel only because Phil powered through the sand […]

Stay in Thompson Bay, Long Island, Bahamas

I sit here today, Sunday, January 26, as one of the last three boats left in the anchorage as the other boats, which had numbered 15 at their peak this week, leave for other destinations. We think there is a big group of boats going to Calabash Bay and then tomorrow to Conception Island. I’m […]

Excitement in Red Shank Cay

Thursday, January 16 We’ve been listening to Chris Parker weather as usual in the morning and expecting a cold front to come through with NW winds. At first they were predicted to be 10-15 kts and we were planning on staying at Monument Beach anchorage off Stocking Island. Two things happened since yesterday’s weather. 1. […]

Fishing and Excitement in Pipe Creek

Friday, January 3 It rained this morning and the winds have clocked to the North at 6-8 kts. We get in the dinghy and try trolling. First time I hooked something a combination of factors caused the line to break and for me to lose my favorite lure. For one thing the tide was going […]