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TRAVEL BLOG2020-08-06T07:27:02+00:00
  • GONZALE! HURRICANE??

    Today,  July 24 - 2020, there is a possible hurricane developing. Originating in the Atlantic basin, moving in the direction of the Caribbean sea. What exactly is the difference between a hurricane, typhoon or cyclone? [...]

  • ANTIGUA

    After 1 day in Guadeloupe, we left for Antigua. That's only about 50nm. We arrived in the afternoon and went to English harbour first. But man it was crowded over there! No way we could [...]

  • PIGEON ISLAND

    Before sailing to Antiqua we stopped at the west side of Guadeloupe at the anchorage of Malendure beach. Close to the town of Bouillon. Quite a busy anchorage. From here we went snorkelling at Pigeon [...]

  • DOMINICA – NATURE ISLAND

    We left The Grenadines via Bequia, St. Lucia and Martinique to end up in Dominica. Officially the Commonwealth of Dominica. When we arrived in Prince Ruperts Bay we were immediately approached by a local boat. [...]

  • MAYREAU ISLAND

    Mayreau is the smallest inhabited island of the Grenadines, with an area of about 0.46 sq. miles and a population of about 275. The population is centred in an unnamed village, located on Station Hill, [...]

  • TOBAGO CAYS, GRENADINES

    The Tobago Cays are an archipelago located in the Southern Grenadines of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines comprising five small islands and extensive coral reefs. The cays - Petit Rameau, Petit Bateau, Baradal, Petit Tabac [...]

  • PALM ISLAND, GRENADINES

    Grenada and Carriacou are separated by a strait called the Martinique Channel. In fact, this is the border between Grenada and the Grenadines. We first checked in at Union and left for Palm island to [...]

  • CARRIACOU & SANDY ISLAND

    The distance from St. George Grenada, to Carriacou is about 23 NM. A very easy sail along the beautiful West coast of Grenada into Tyrell Bay, Carriacou. A very very busy bay but we managed [...]

  • GRENADA

    The distance from Union Island to Grenada is about 40NM. We first went to Grenada and skipped Carriacou on our way south. We would visit Carriacou when going north again. The best way to see St. [...]

  • KICK ‘EM JENNY

    Kick 'em Jenny, also: Kick-'em-Jenny or Mt. Kick-'Em-Jenny is an active submarine volcano or seamount on the Caribbean Sea floor, located 8 km (5 mi) north of the island of Grenada and about 8 km (5 mi) west of [...]

1910, 2018

BOATJOBS @EIGHT

By |October 19th, 2018|9 Comments

Lots of work done and still to be done @EIGHT! Instead of having fewer jobs it looks like there are more and more jobs to do! And some complicated jobs as well! The list may inspire you. But the thing with all boatjobs is, that it all [...]

2407, 2020

GONZALE! HURRICANE??

By |July 24th, 2020|0 Comments

Today,  July 24 - 2020, there is a possible hurricane developing. Originating in the Atlantic basin, moving in the direction of the Caribbean sea. What exactly is the difference between a hurricane, typhoon or cyclone? The quick answer is NOTHING! They are just different names for the same type of [...]

1402, 2020

ANTIGUA

By |February 14th, 2020|0 Comments

After 1 day in Guadeloupe, we left for Antigua. That's only about 50nm. We arrived in the afternoon and went to English harbour first. But man it was crowded over there! No way we could find a good anchorage there! So we left to sail around the corner to Falmouth [...]

902, 2020

PIGEON ISLAND

By |February 9th, 2020|0 Comments

Before sailing to Antiqua we stopped at the west side of Guadeloupe at the anchorage of Malendure beach. Close to the town of Bouillon. Quite a busy anchorage. From here we went snorkelling at Pigeon Island. These tiny islets were first named ” islet of Goyave ” and it’s only [...]

902, 2020

LES SAINTES

By |February 9th, 2020|0 Comments

February 4, 2020. Time to move on again. Time is running fast. We have to be in St. Martin in about 2 weeks. And still, we have Antiqua and Barbuda to go to. We left Dominica with perfect sailing conditions! Sailing 9 knots with hardly any waves. Just right. With [...]

302, 2020

DOMINICA – NATURE ISLAND

By |February 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

We left The Grenadines via Bequia, St. Lucia and Martinique to end up in Dominica. Officially the Commonwealth of Dominica. When we arrived in Prince Ruperts Bay we were immediately approached by a local boat. These guys offer you excursions or whatever you need in fact. A very friendly guy [...]

2601, 2020

MAYREAU ISLAND

By |January 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Mayreau is the smallest inhabited island of the Grenadines, with an area of about 0.46 sq. miles and a population of about 275. The population is centred in an unnamed village, located on Station Hill, a hilltop in the south-west of the island. It is an isolated community, accessible only [...]

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