Sailing to Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Our sailing to Grand Turk trip from Puerto Rico was relatively uneventful. A Carnival Cruise ship passed us early on and we saw a few cargo ships but otherwise there was very little wild or human life as far as the eye could see. If you want to read all
Before setting sail around the world I had this simplistic plan of following the warm weather to wherever it took us. Little did I know that working with the weather isn’t necessarily easy! Sure, there’s warm weather to be found but there’s also some pretty nasty weather at times. (Note: The video of our sail
A few years ago, before we sold all our possessions, purchased a sailboat and started sailing around the world, I would have said that my most favorite destination was sailing the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Having spent two wonderful flotilla sailing holidays (chartering a boat) in the BVI both my husband I and were eager to
If you’re looking for white sandy beaches, a diversity of food, wonderfully welcoming people, a history you can grasp and an absence of over-the-top tourist attractions put Anguilla on your countries to visit list. Being the most northerly Leeward Island in the Caribbean, Anguilla is the last stop, heading north, before hitting the Virgin Islands.
Last September we entered our first ever sailing regatta. And when I say ‘first ever,’ I mean it was not only the first time we raced our 56’ sailboat Britican, it was the first time we ever raced in a ‘real’ race. The only experience we had prior to the regatta was a few fun
By the time we finished our two-year sail around the Mediterranean I finally figured the best Internet carrier for each area. You’d think that in this day in age, a sailor could buy one SIM card and have it operate over multiple countries. Heck, in Greece, you needed Vodafone for one part of the country
Last month while my family and I were in St Lucia, Franz from MedSailor rang me up to do a second podcast interview for his awesome website based on ‘Sailing in the Mediterranean.’ Listen to the MedSailor podcast here: Sailing in the Mediterranean – Episode 94 Kim Brown 2 Sailing Britican My interview starts at the 24:00
Scroll down to get to the 25 differences between sailing Caribbean versus Mediterranean OR find out why my family and I left the Med in the first place by reading below… After sailing around the Mediterranean for two years my family and I crossed the Atlantic Ocean to the Caribbean Many sailors start in the Med
Previous to sailing in the Caribbean my knowledge of Dominica was non-existent. Never before had I heard of a friend or relative visiting the country. In fact, when I mentioned Dominica to my mom on Facebook Messenger she responded, ‘It’s funny. I travelled that area and I can’t remember Dominica. Was it renamed or something?’
After a week stay in Rodney Bay Marina, St Lucia we shook off our ‘Marina Creep’ and headed north for the French owned island of Martinique. Below is the video about Martinique but to get a more in-depth story about our stay and my overall rating for Martinique, please read the article below the video.