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TRAVEL BLOG2020-08-06T07:27:02+00:00
  • WHY A CATAMARAN?

    Why did we buy a Fountaine Pajot Saona47! A lot of people have asked us why we bought this boat. That is a long story as we did not want a catamaran to begin with. [...]

  • 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? [...]

  • ST. MARTIN, COVID KICKS IN!

    We left Barbuda early in the morning. The wind was perfect and we had a very pleasant sail to St. Martin. We could not stay any longer in Barbuda as we were expecting guests for [...]

  • BARBUDA

    Barbuda stole our hearts! The natural beauty of the island is simply AMAZING! The total land area is 160.56 square kilometers (62 sq mi). The capital and largest town is Codrington. Many Barbudan live on Antigua rather than [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • GUADELOUPE

    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

    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 [...]

902, 2020

LES SAINTES

By |February 9th, 2020|2 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

By |February 3rd, 2020|2 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 [...]

2501, 2020

TOBAGO CAYS, GRENADINES

By |January 25th, 2020|0 Comments

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 and Jamesby - are a popular tourism destination. The Tobago Cays are part of the Tobago [...]

2101, 2020

PALM ISLAND, GRENADINES

By |January 21st, 2020|0 Comments

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 stay there at anchor. Palm Island is a small island one mile from Union Island and only [...]

1701, 2020

CARRIACOU & SANDY ISLAND

By |January 17th, 2020|0 Comments

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 to find a secure spot between all the other boats. In the 17th century, Carriacou was [...]

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