Stay in Portsmouth, Dominica

Indian River Tour Saturday, Jan 10 We woke at 630am and it was raining on and off heavy, so there goes us going into the market. We had made arrangements with Martin of MV Providence for going up the Indian River at 9am this morning. By that time, the rain had stopped. Martin goes with […]

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 […]

Pigeon Island and Deshaies, Guadaloupe

Sunday, January 18 Miles traveled: This morning we left Les Saintes at a little after 7am. It was a motorsailing day with winds less than 10 kts which means the waves were <1 feet. That means it was a VERY comfortable sail which I loved. We traveled 23.4nm to get to Pigeon Island in the […]

On the move to St. Pierre, Martinique

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 St. Anne to St. Pierre Miles traveled: 30.8nm Finally after staying in St. Anne for a week and a half, the wind and waves had decreased enough for us to travel in the Lee of Martinique to St. Pierre to stage to go to Dominica, the next island north of here […]