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...
Birthday at BAMZ

Birthday at BAMZ

Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo 24th May 2018 For my birthday, Maria planned to take me on the bus to be with the animals. And Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo (BAMZ) is just the place for that. It has a fine selection of all things, corralled in a small but perfectly...
St George’s Bermuda

St George’s Bermuda

From Turbulent to Tame The second half of our sail from Antigua turned out to be way better than the first. The sea state gradually reduced from a fast boil to slow simmer, the wind dropped from 20 plus knots to less than 10. And with one day left to go before...