A Jolly Time in Jolly Harbour

A Jolly Time in Jolly Harbour

Jolly Jolly Harbour 12th April 2018 In complete contrast to the near-secret location of Montserrat’s Customs office, buried away in the depths of Little Bay’s dockyard, Antigua’s Jolly Harbour Customs building shines like a beacon from afar: A huge...
72 hours in Montserrat

72 hours in Montserrat

Montserrat 9th April 2018 The only port of entry for yachts arriving in Montserrat is Little Bay, so that’s where we dropped our anchor feeling battered and knackered after a lively and lumpy sail from Guadeloupe. Although Little Bay (as the name implies) is...
Death in Paradise

Death in Paradise

Wednesday 4th April 2018 Whales Soon after leaving Îles des Saintes, we switched off the engine and enjoyed a peaceful sail most of the way to Deshaies with the wind blowing at a steady angle and speed. This was champagne sailing without the champagne. Only when...
Îles des Saintes

Îles des Saintes

Dominica to Îles des Saintes Our sail from Dominica to Îles des Saintes presented us with uncharacteristically flat seas. The wind also blew in the right direction all the way. This was good news for the 50% of crew with a chronic hangover. The boat didn’t roll...
Dominica

Dominica

Martinique to Dominica 29th March 2018 The sail to Dominica was superb in even flatter seas than the last time we sailed. In weather like this, it is difficult to imagine the scenes of devastation on 18th September 2017 when hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Dominica. ...