Bermuda Rectangle

Bermuda Rectangle

Our weather router’s suggested course of 340-345 degrees to take us slightly south-west of Bermuda in preparation for lighter winds has been scuppered by the sighting of a large floating object some 130 miles south of the island. This unlit leviathan, described as a...
A Jolly Busy Time in Antigua’s Jolly Harbour

A Jolly Busy Time in Antigua’s Jolly Harbour

Back in Jolly Harbour 14th May 2018 After Antigua Classics, we hauled our way back to Jolly Harbour where we have spent the last few weeks getting ready for our pending voyage to Bermuda. Lady Jane is now sporting a somewhat attractive stainless steel pole on her...
Antigua Classics

Antigua Classics

Antigua Classics 20th – 23rd April 2018 Antigua hosts two famous international yacht racing events on the sailing calendar: Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, and Antigua Sailing Week. So, as we are sailing a Late Classic boat (according to the Antique and Classic...
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...