Monthly Archives: April 2017

Carnival on St Thomas.

We are ready to move on from Charlotte Amalie to points further east in the Virgin Islands.  We got the repairs done we came for, and had a great time at the local Carnival celebration. It was much more fun … Continue reading

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First Impressions of the US Virgin Islands

We have moved from the laid-back, quiet, remote, island-time culture of Culebra in the Spanish Virgin Islands to the hustle and bustle of Charlotte Amalie, the biggest city in the US Virgins.  The three main islands of the US Virgin Islands … Continue reading

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Isla de Culebra

This is a beautiful little island in the Spanish Virgin Island group. The Spanish Virgins are a group of islands between Puerto Rico and the American Virgin Islands that are administratively part of Puerto Rico. Like in most parts of … Continue reading

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Hey, We are on TV!

Well… sort of! I posted our first “real” video to YouTube this evening about our fishing experiences in this part of Puerto Rico.  Hopefully you’ll enjoy seeing and hearing about our experiences. At least some of the scenes are worth … Continue reading

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Today’s adventure in boating

Most mornings I try to get at least one maintenance project done to keep Harmonie in ship-shape. Today’s project was to change the intake filter on the watermaker.  A pretty simple project, swapping out the old filter for a new one. … Continue reading

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Our Daily Routine…

Just because we are out here exploring paradise, doesn’t mean there are not chores to do. A typical morning on Harmonie starts with Bill getting up  first (Karen likes to sleep late) to run the generator and if we are someplace with … Continue reading

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A quick change of plan

Sometimes I think that I repeat myself too much when I say, “We had another delightful sail.”  The reason I get to say that so often is that we are very careful in our passage planning and look for the … Continue reading

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