New Years Day at the beach

New Years Day at the beach

There are a couple of beaches in the bay, Princess Margaret’s and Lower Bay. The first of these, as lovely as it is, was packed so full of people it looked like a seal colony. So, we carried on in the dinghy to lower bay, finding an empty plot of sand beneath a row of...
Happy Old Year’s Night from Admiralty Bay

Happy Old Year’s Night from Admiralty Bay

Christmas Day In Bequia We spent Christmas Day in a greater state of idleness than the day before. Of course, this was only to preserve energy for the walk to the Bequia Beach Hotel with the JaJaPamis and the crew of Moya at later that evening for dinner. As planned,...
Rock and Roll Christmas in Bequia

Rock and Roll Christmas in Bequia

After our three nights were up in Mustique – and with mild hangovers from there Basil Bar ‘Jump Up’ the night before – we detached ourselves from the mooring ball and headed off to Bequia (pronounced Bekway) just 7 miles north. With a brisk wind and just...
Mustique

Mustique

The home of the rich and famous and – for the next three days – Allen and Maria Wadsworth. After a breezy sail from Barbados, we are now tied to a mooring buoy (200 EC Dollars for three nights) in the clear waters near Basil’s Bar in Britania Bay. The sea...
Swimming with Turtles in Carlisle Bay

Swimming with Turtles in Carlisle Bay

Carlisle Bay On Saturday we moved out of the Careenage to anchor in Carlisle Bay,  tethered to the seabed in the company of another thirty or so boats. The water here is a stunning translucent aquamarine. It’s so clear at times that we can see our anchor buried in the...
Bridgetown

Bridgetown

Careenage After clearing in, things accelerated faster than a whippet out the trap and we managed to get into the Careenage just before the lifting bridge was lowered. Inside the Careenage inner basin, help was at hand thanks to some of our fellow Odyssey sailors who...