Since early 2020 it’s been difficult to know where to go sailing during Covid. We discovered one island that not only allows you to sail around but there are several nearby islands too. Furthermore, you can fly to this island with a negative PCR test and no need to quarantine. The island is St Martin[Read More]
Life After Lockdown As A Sailing Cruiser
Life after lockdown as a sailing cruiser in Grenada feels almost normal. If you have a boat or are about to get one you could be living quite a wonderful life if you can get to this southern Caribbean country. The airport has yet to open and cruise ships can’t come in. The only way[Read More]
Living In A Marina On A Sailboat
A lot of our readers are wondering if the sailing cruising life is really for them. Is living in a marina on a sailboat for them? Is anchoring in a beautiful bay for them? And what about cruising from one destination to the next? Getting a boat, learning how to sail, maintaining a bunch of foreign[Read More]
Boat Life Under Lockdown – We Got Off The Boat!
Discover what boat life under lockdown in Grenada is like. We managed to get out in a car after being in the marina complex for two months. We were eager to see if any life was going on outside our small little reality. As I write this, Grenada is still under a state of emergency[Read More]
Life Under Lockdown On A Boat
Throughout the world, every country and even individual states are handling the Coronavirus outbreak in different ways. Discover what life under lockdown on a boat is like. In some cases, it’s better and in others, it’s not so great. Watch the video and then read more below for further details. Life Under Lockdown On A[Read More]
Surviving Your First Virus Outbreak – How To
The theme this week on Sailing Britican started out about doing things for the first time. Our video that goes with this article showcases a guest who joined Britican for a week. It was her first time ever sailing. While writing this article, the concept of doing things for the first time, however, has morphed into[Read More]
Cruisers Checklist To Surviving A Virus Outbreak
Similar to planning for a long ocean crossing, the checklist for surviving a virus outbreak has similarities. The objective is to make sure you can last as long as possible in the most self-sufficient manner and have redundancy plans. Of course, passages may take up to a month but this virus might last several. Unlike[Read More]
Where Can We Sail To Avoid COVID-19?
Where can we sail to avoid COVID-19 pandemic? We have the freedom to hoist our white flappy things, let them fill with air and head in any direction – don’t we? We can sail to an island/country that doesn’t have the virus yet. We can head for a deserted island. Yeah?! Unfortunately, it’s not that[Read More]
Life With The COVID-19 Pandemic – A Channel Update
A couple of days ago Simon and I recorded a video to update you as to our current situation. We cover where we are, what’s going on and what our plans are. It seems that there’s a load of information out there – some of it is scary and some of it is inspiring. We’re[Read More]
The COVID-19 Silver Lining For Cruisers?
Quite a few of my fellow cruisers are in the same boat as Simon, Sienna and me. We all had plans to go somewhere – to island-hop or progress through a series of countries. To head east or west or north or south. Some of us had specific end destinations and others of us had[Read More]