Tag Archives: 1. Martinique

Southern Martinique

To the south of Martinique is the tiny village of St Anne. Most yachties visit St Anne, usually because it’s a fair anchorage and it’s close to the chandleries and marinas. During our recent visit, I reckon over two hundred … Continue reading

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Jardin de Balata, Martinique

The number 25 bus from Fort de France took us to the popular Jardin de Balata. The trip of around 20 minutes dropped us off right at the entrance. Plants aren’t usually our thing – the only plant-life we tend … Continue reading

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Noël en Martinique

Although my last post referred to the island of St Vincent, we didn’t actually stop there on our way north from Bequia to Martinique; the weather window was open for two days before forecast rough seas expected to roll in … Continue reading

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Windward Islands: Martinique & St Lucia

Beyond the Leeward Islands, at the southern end of the Lesser Antilles are the Windward Islands. These include Martinique, St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenadines, Cariacou and Grenada, and to the east Barbados. Ships from Europe generally arrived in the … Continue reading

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Lesser Antilles, Caribbean

Our first landfall after our longest passage was Le Marin marina, Martinique. With land beneath our feet the unsteadiness one may think we would have after a month at sea didn’t eventuate. It took a few days though for my … Continue reading

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