Bus trip into La Marin

Saturday, Jan 3, 2015 We decided to take the local bus into La Marin, the next town over. It was last minute idea about and whether we should get a move on to take the 9am bus or be leisurely to get the 1040am bus. I voted to get the 9am bus so we got […]

New Years Eve And Day

Happy New Years Eve Wednesday, January 31 We woke and listened to Chris Parker weather which continue to say that the Christmas winds will continue until mid next week and lazed around until 1030am when we decided to go into town. We walked around until it was 12 noon when we realized too late, that […]

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 […]

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 […]

Island tour with Cutty the taxi driver

December 11 Thursday Prickly Bay, Grenada Today we went on an island tour with Cutty, our tour guide. He knows everything there is to know about the spices and things that grow on Grenada. Lorraine and I met in the Prickly Bay Marina parking lot at 9am with our fellow cruising friends Rick the planner, […]

Jenny’s Farmer’s Market at Secret Harbor

Monday, December 8 Prickly Bay, Grenada We had some rain showers last night that were just enough for Phil to close the hatch and me to put up the side panels and close the dodger window—and then stop. After a while we opened the forward hatch, and kept the fan on. Early this morning, after […]