Welcome to the USA

Welcome to the USA

Bermuda to The Chesapeake Chris Parker was right: it was a safe time to leave Bermuda for the Chesapeake; there was no wind for more than 600 miles. So, in preparation, we filled up with diesel at the local Rubis station. And with a full main tank and another 100...
Duck Day

Duck Day

Final few days in Bermuda We spent our last few days in Bermuda taking in the local sites and generally making the most of our stay in St George’s while waiting for a favourable weather forecast to cross the 695 miles to the Chesapeake. Going in the opposite...
Dockyard Day

Dockyard Day

Bermuda Dockyard 31st May 2018 “There are no cruise ships in the Dockyard on Thursday,” said Peter (S/Y Tigger), “so, we are thinking about going.” That sounded good to the motley crew. We were going anyway, but this was an unexpected bonus....
Trunk Island Treat

Trunk Island Treat

Trunk Island Paddy and Hannah O’Donnell generously flung open their doors to their home for us Salty Dawg folks in Bermuda. Melinda and Reinhart on the yacht Rockhopper (the same folks who welcomed us when we arrived in St George’s) arranged the visit. And...
Bermuda Day

Bermuda Day

Bermuda Day The authorities have nudged Bermuda Day forward by a day to the 25th May to create a long weekend. This worked out well for us, so we decided to get on the bus to Hamilton to watch the show, arriving late morning – and in time to see some half...