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April in St Maarten

The small Caribbean island of French St Martin/Dutch St Maarten is located at the north-east of the Caribbean Sea – nestled between the Lesser Antilles to the south, and the Greater Antilles to the west. This is our third visit to St … Continue reading

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St Barths Bucket

From the rolly anchorage of Montserrat to the chic streets of St Barths is an 80nm voyage.  Rather than sail overnight and have to deal with the tiredness which tends to inflict crew on a single night sail, we hoisted the yellow pratique … Continue reading

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Irish you were here: Montserrat

Montserrat is a small British Overseas Territory located in the Leeward Islands of the Caribbean. From Guadaloupe we had a pleasurable 36nm sail around the south end of the island where we could see the desolated area beneath the volcano … Continue reading

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Hunkered down in Deshaies

Over the past week unsettled weather in this region kept us aboard Blue Heeler. Before the worst of the weather, we moved 8nm north of Pigeon Island to the anchorage at Deshaies on the north west corner of Basse Terre, Guadaloupe. We’ve … Continue reading

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Diving at Pigeon Island, Guadaloupe

For the first time in who-knows-how-long, the wind blew from behind allowing us to unearth the spinny from the fore-cabin. I honestly can’t remember when we last used the spinny but if I think hard, it may have been two … Continue reading

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