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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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St Petersburg, Florida

The past few months spent motoring along muddy, shallow and narrow waterways had me itching to sail directly to some exotic island in the Caribbean. But patience is a virtue when it comes to the sailing life. Mobile Bay is … Continue reading

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Thai refit – week 12

The sailor spends his Christmas in a harbour on the hook Vaye con les, no work today, he read it in a book The waterfront is reveling, the season has begun A sailor spends his Christmas in a harbour having … Continue reading

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Thai refit – week 11

The dreaded island-to-island bus trip for a new visa certainly wasn’t half as bad as bus travel in Nepal. For one thing, there are no 2km drops either side to tragically plunge down to our deaths, and the roads between … Continue reading

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