It’s off to Martinique

December 27 Saturday Anticipating an early start we had stripped the dingy Friday afternoon. Stripping the dingy entailed taking everything out and removing the outboard. We normally have two gas tanks, cables and locks, the bailer and sponges, plus the outboard mounted on the dingy transom. We were going to tow the dinghy to Martinique […]

Our stay at Rodney Bay Marina

Sunday, December 21 thru Friday, December 26 We were having such a good time relaxing and enjoying our stay at a marina,my hat the blog took a back seat to life. So here is the scoop about our stay in a marina which we hardly ever do. Sunday, December 22 Here at Rodney Bay there […]

Passage to Rodney Bay, St. Lucia

Saturday, December 20 Miles: 51.4 nm We woke a little after 6am and started making preparations to leave. I was going to listen to Chris Parker under way so got out the noise canceling headphones, extender cable and finally after a lot of searching, the 1/4″ to 1/8″ phone jack adapter. Now I can listen […]

Passage to Bequia

Thursday, December 18 Miles: 25.9nm We woke at 6am this morning and prepared for departure. For the first time this trip, Phil added 10 gal of diesel to the fuel tanks then started the engines to see if the alternator belt would squeal. It was fine so off went the engine while we listened to […]

Passage to Clifton harbor, Union Island, Grenadines

Monday, December 15 Union Island, Grenadines Miles traveled: 11.2 nm We started the day listening to Chris Parker’s weather. We decided that we don’t have to rush going North over the next few days. First order of business is to check out of Grenada in Tyrrel Bay. We met with Vision Quest at the dinghy […]