Monthly Archives: May 2017

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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