Category Archives: Places, People, Things to do.

Last from Iles des Saintes

In our travels we have gotten several steps ahead of our posts, so I hope you can forgive a couple quick posts to catch up. Here are just a few more photos and historical commentary from the Iles des Saintes. … Continue reading

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A New Place

We are tied up in the bay of Terre-de-Haut, an island part of the Iles des Saintes group that is just south of, and part of, Guadeloupe, which is in turn an overseas department of France. Our trip up from … Continue reading

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Time to Move On

Our time here on Grenada is coming to a close. It has been truly a delightful place to visit. To all of our friends who recommended this as a place to spend “hurricane season,” thank you very much. It is … Continue reading

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Food and Farms on Grenada

Food in Grenada There is a lot to learn about food here in Grenada from one exchange Karen had in the grocery store. She commented that it had been days since they had any ginger root at all. The local … Continue reading

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Docking With the Big Boys

Barbados is the most densely populated of any island in the eastern Caribbean, but for cruising sailors it is distinctly off the beaten path. There are two major reasons for that. First is that it is literally 100 miles off … Continue reading

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And your duty is…

As we navigate the oceans of the world, we sometime find that it is more complex navigating the local officialdom than the high seas. In the case of Grenada, we have pretty much worked out what we need to do … Continue reading

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Rock Sound, Eleuthera, Bahamas

Rock Sound near the southern end of the long island of Eleuthera is actually looking up these days. In the Bahamas there seems to be a rule that you never actually remove an old building, you just abandon its and … Continue reading

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Back in the big city…

We are patiently (not!) waiting for out package of pump parts to clear Canadian Customs. With no way of knowing when the wheels of bureaucracy will finish turning, we have decided that they will get here when they get here, … Continue reading

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And the Natives are Friendly.

Yesterday was one of those perfect days that cruising is just all supposed to be about. The weather was perfect.  Cool morning, sunny warm afternoon without a hint of hot and muggy and, for now, the fog has burned off. … Continue reading

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Everywhere You Want to Be!

Who is? OCSC Alumni, that’s who! OCSC Sailing is the sailing school in Berkeley, California where I taught for years. It’s a large, successful sailing school, and one with a unique culture nurtured by founder Anthony Sandberg and his (now … Continue reading

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