Monthly Archives: February 2013

Martinique (17th to 27th February) – Part 2

Well, it’s 11.30 pm on 26th February and here’s hoping that at first light tomorrow we’ll be able to leave Fort de France in Martinique at last. Bad things are meant to happen in 3s, not 4s! We had set … Continue reading

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Martinique (17th to 27th February) – Part 1

Having visited Martinique briefly for carnival at the beginning of Lent, we were only hoping to spend a busy couple of days – 3 at the most – before pressing on. Fate decided otherwise… But this entry, Part 1, is the good … Continue reading

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WiFi (aka: Why isitso Frustrat ing!!)

This post is written by way of a small apology/explanation to all those who wonder why we’re not so great at keeping in touch Just so you can picture the scene: schoolwork is done, for once there is no cooking, … Continue reading

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Martinique Carnival (10th to 13th February)

At some point during our trip to Saint Lucia, we thought it would be fun to whizz off to Martinique, the next door island (and our next destination) ahead of time to check out their Lenten carnival and then whizz … Continue reading

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Saint Lucia (properly) with a short trip to the Martinique carnival in the middle (5th to 10th February)

We’ll always have a soft spot for Saint Lucia, having made our first transatlantic landfall there. Just as well, now all that all 3 landfalls we’ve made in Saint Lucia have been fairly swiftly followed by a trip with the … Continue reading

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Cruising in the Grenadines again…(21st January to 5th February)

We have enjoyed sailing on and off in convoy with 2 other family boats over the last few weeks: Fabiola and Open Blue.  We have gradually made our way back up the island chain again, retracing our steps to Saint … Continue reading

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Grenada (Monday 7th January to Monday 21st January)

Grenada is the furthest south we’re planning to sail on this trip. We stayed here 2 weeks, in order to get the foresail repaired and the fridge serviced and to enjoy exploring the island. Meeting up with an old school … Continue reading

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