Monthly Archives: April 2013

Overnight sail from Anguilla to the BVI (Fri 12th – Sat 13th April)

(Cally writes:) As time marches on, our attention is now turning to the long journey home.  We plan to leave the BVI for the first leg to Bermuda on 5th May (c. 800 nautical miles/5 days sailing).  Apart from fresh, perishable food, … Continue reading

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Anguilla (Tues 9th April to Fri 12th April)

(Cally writes:) [Sadly, no photos for this entry, as they were accidentally deleted off the camera.] The short 3-hour close reach to Anguilla was pleasant and uneventful. We stayed in the main anchorage off Anguilla, Road Bay, in order to … Continue reading

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St Martin (Mon 1st April to Tues 9th April)

(Cally writes:) UNFAVOURABLE FIRST IMPRESSIONS Not our favourite island – so if this blog entry comes across as boring, it was because the time we had here was, frankly, boring.  Do skip reading it if you like, but the entry is … Continue reading

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St Barthelemy (St Barths) (Thurs 28th March to Mon 1st April)

(Cally writes:) St Barths has been a wonderful surprise to us.  We were expecting somewhere far too chi-chi and expensive for us mere mortals.  Plus, our visit coincided with The Bucket, the annual regatta in St Barths of the beautiful … Continue reading

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Nevis (Sunday 24th to Thursday 28th March)

(Cally writes:) The winds were light on our sail from Barbuda to Nevis.  We were generally sailing a very broad reach, although motored for 2/3 of the journey, only really putting out our sails for the last 1/3.  (A poled … Continue reading

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