Monthly Archives: May 2017

Around the BVI

We have been around several spots in the British Virgin Islands over the past few days with our guests, Karen’s friends Bill and Cindy.  Bill is an avid diver and has helped me get the mechanics of using our surface … Continue reading

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Stars Above and Stars Below

After leaving the busy harbor of Gorda Sound, we sailed around the northern end of Virgin Gorda to completely different world.  The windward side of Virgin Gorda has only one viable harbor, and the entrance is a challenging one with … Continue reading

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Anagada

Anagada: Lat: 18º 43.4N Lon: 64º 23.4W Virgin Gorda: Lat: 18º 30.6N Lon: 64º 23.3W We spent the last two nights anchored off the island of Anagada in the British Virgin Islands.  Anagada is a sparsely populated island, only about … Continue reading

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The Islands that Sailing Built.

The British Virgin Islands are a compact group of islands that made a conscious decision years ago to do everything they could to attract sailing based tourism.  In this they have spectacularly succeeded.  I do not know how many charter … Continue reading

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Across to the British Virgin Islands

This morning we untied from our mooring in Caneel Bay off the island of St Johns in the US Virgin Islands, and sailed 13 miles to the city of Road Town on the island of Tortola, in the British Virgin … Continue reading

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“Why do we have to learn this?”

I taught sailing skills to adults for many years.  When it was time to learn traditional navigation skills with paper charts, sometimes I felt like I was teaching ninth graders trigonometry.  “Why do we have to learn this?”  “This is … Continue reading

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Christmas Cove

Our video from Carnival is up!  Have a look! If you like it, share it! LAT:  18º 18.6′ N LON:  064º 40.9’W We are anchored in the lee of Great St James Island, just off the east end of St … Continue reading

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