We had CopperCoat Antifouling applied to the hull of our Oyster 56′ in 2016. Since then we’ve had nothing but problems. To get the full story, to date, watch the following video that highlights: our first CopperCoat application in North Carolina a haul out in South Carolina for CopperCoat USA to inspect issues and instigate
Using my guide, Choosing A Marina – A Checklist For Finding The Best One, I’ve answered the first 25 out of 60 questions to give you a feel for the guide and why the collection of information is important before entering a marina for long term storage or as a liveaboard. Additionally, I created a
Our trip from Provo, Caicos to Hogsty Reef was okay. After we left my stomach didn’t feel too well – probably from all the fried pub food we had the day before! On top of having a sickly tummy the swell and the angle of the wind caused me to feel green (again). Note: This
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
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.
Before I get to Rodney Bay Marina St Lucia, let me tell you how we got there…My family, crew and I sailed over 7,500 miles around the Mediterranean before heading west to cross the Atlantic Ocean. In our travels through the Med, we visited Gibraltar, Algeria (storm-bound), Tunisia, Malta, Sicily, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Crete (Greek
Tobago Cays video below – scroll down to find it if you don’t feel like reading 🙂 After spending two incredible years sailing around the Mediterranean, my husband, daughter and I crossed the Atlantic in November/December (with crew) and landed on the Caribbean island of St Lucia. We spent the holiday season drinking rum punches,
Mustique, also known as Billionaire’s Island, is a private island owned by the Mustique Company who represents all its clients. The likes of Mick Jagger, Raquel Welch, and the late David Bowie have, or have had, homes in Mustique in addition to Princess Margaret. (Video below) Aside from homes for the rich and famous the