Category: Caribbean

Christmas and New Year Bridgetown Style

It’s amazing what some decent sleep can do and how quickly a new land based life can establish itself resulting in soon forgetting the tribulations of the crossing. Not that one doesn’t remember enough to recount the juiciest moments with fellow yachties when sharing a few drinks. Well, if they have stories to tell then …

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Across the Pond

It is possible to describe our journey across the Atlantic as “We left Mindelo, Sao Vicente on 1st December, sailed 1,986 miles [according to the log], took 357 hours and arrived in Bridgetown, Barbados on 16th December”. There would be nothing wrong in that except that it would in no way capture all the highs …

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