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Destination: Azores, North Atlantic

As much as I like St Maarten, eight weeks is a long time here! Fortunately, besides working on Blue Heeler, there’s always Lagoonies, JabJabs, and the Yacht Club to get off the boat and catch up with friends. But tomorrow … Continue reading

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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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Leeward Islands

The Lesser Antilles on the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea includes the Virgin Islands, Leeward Islands and Windward Islands. A few hundred years ago while the Spanish spent more time in the Greater Antilles (Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Cuba), … Continue reading

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Down under…

Seven weeks in St Maarten… well for some. Fortunately for me I took a break for a quick trip ‘down under’ to spend time with my family in Australia, sort out some property stuff and revisit my old stomping ground. … Continue reading

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Heading north

Today we checked out of St Maarten and tomorrow we sail to Bermuda. Our voyage of 875nm should take around seven days and the grib shows light winds and moderate seas. The best time to sail is between end April … Continue reading

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