Return to Paradise

“Dad, I’m glad we are not in a boat like that” was Boston’s comment as we passed this 40’ leaner-maran thrashing along on its side on the boisterous trade wind passage. Wind was 60° apparent and 20 knots as we romped along at mid to high 8 knots. There was quite an exodus in the … Continue reading Return to Paradise

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Significant Birthdays

Departing Vieux Fort at the south end of St Lucia on 17 Feb 2017 we had a good forecast to run up the windward side towards Martinique.   A short tack out to sea and then we were just able to lay a course close hauled to clear the reefs off the rugged coastline. Another … Continue reading Significant Birthdays