Monthly Archives: November 2013

Blue

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Underwater day

Went for a snorkel today and found two cannons, loads of fish, some coral, a huge conch, and a few stowaway pirates. The connection here is really finicky, but here are a couple of pictures that went through on a … Continue reading

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Armchair critics

There is a controversy flying around about the Salty Dawg rally departures.  Thursday night a number of boats sent out distress calls and two were abandoned as the coast guard rescued their crews. We left on Tuesday the 5th to … Continue reading

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Virgin Gorda day 2

We spent our first full day at Virgin Gorda clearing customs (easy), checking out the bitter end yacht club, quick SUP rides, making a short afternoon snorkeling run to Eustatia Sound and prickly pear island, and swimming in the pool. … Continue reading

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Virgin Gorda

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landfall day?

If all goes as planned, we’ll make landfall today. Right now at 0715, we have 70nm to go. Hannes is on deck on watch and has been since just after 0500. The wind is dropping this morning, but overnight backed … Continue reading

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more fish and fewer miles

the miles to go are down to around 190 this morning. We are sailing close hauled and moving fast. It is a bit lumpy, but feels great to see the miles disappear. The sun is out. It is a great … Continue reading

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