When sailing northeast along the Caribbean island chain it’s possible to skip Puerto Rico. Many cruisers sail from the Virgin Islands, over the top of Puerto Rico and up to Turks and Caicos or the Bahamas. They choose not to sail Puerto Rico. Skipping Puerto Rico on the way down, however, is not as easy.
Are you interested in knowing where to live aboard on a boat (sail or motor)? Many liveaboard boaters start off by living in a marina. An alternative is to spend a season in an established live aboard anchorage. This article will define what they are, what happens in a typical live aboard anchorage and why
For day two on our Bahamas sailing trip anchorage, the winds came. The sun was out but it blew a gale for the whole day. We had a constant 30 knots with guts of 45 knots. After being in a marina for quite some time I needed to renew my anchor faith! Interestingly, I thought
Two weeks have transpired since we safely arrived in Bermuda. How does it feel to be sailing around Bermuda and anchoring rather than living in a marina? It feels outstanding…and I mean amazingly outstanding. Our five-day sailing to Bermuda trip from Charleston, South Carolina to paradise had it moments. There was a bit of wind, no wind,
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.
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.
Normally I write an article and do a video but for some reason I managed only a video for Union Island. In an attempt to keep all my media in one place I’ve embedded the YouTube video below like previous articles. I have, however, created a summary of our time in Union Island in addition
Discovering Bequia – After crossing the Atlantic Ocean and then hanging out in St Lucia for a month hubby and I started to get itchy feet. We enjoyed St Lucia’s lovely Rodney Bay Marina, both on the jetty and when using a mooring ball. Furthermore, we anchored in the popular Marigot Bay and a few