Tag Archives: St. John

Saba and on to Salt Pond Bay, St. John

On Sunday the 23rd, we fended off the offers of taxis and tours in Charlestown, cleared out of Nevis when customs opened and quickly departed north.  Our plan was to sail by Saba approximately 45 nm northwest of Nevis, see … Continue reading

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Lazy days

We have stayed here in Salt Pond bay.  Yesterday, we hiked back up to Ram’s Head – the point at the southeastern tip of St. John and played on the beach.  In the evening, we attended a ranger program on … Continue reading

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Hiking and making Conch fritters

We’ve been hiking and diving for conch.  Yesterday we found a lot of large, full-size conch.  We kept the three largest and sent the others back to grow even more.  Several of those were over the legal size limit too. … Continue reading

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Back underwater at Lameshur Bay

We are back underwater at Great Lameshur Bay.  Had a nice swim with a huge permit and a hawksbill turtle.  Good fun.

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Moving east

We are moving east bit by bit.  On Saturday, we made the small jump to Whistling Cay which is by Francis Bay.  We tried to get in at Waterlemon Cay one bay over, but the moorings were full.  The snorkeling … Continue reading

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Happy winter

Hope you all have the chance to build a snow man.  We put a twist on the theme.

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Salt Pond Bay

We spent two nights at Salt Pond Bay while our cousins had two nights ashore.  We stayed busy.  We had a mooring right off the beach.  The beach, part of the national park, was hopping during the day, but cleared … Continue reading

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Cousins

Tracy’s Cousin and fiance are here.  We spent two nights in Lameshur Bay before moving over to Salt Pond Bay at the SE corner of St. John today.  Lameshur Bay offered a lot of snorkeling and good hiking. Yesterday we … Continue reading

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Tropical Vortex

We have heard about the unfortunate polar vortex swirling about up north.  We are happily caught up in our own Tropical Vortex in Lameshur Bay and hope it doesn’t leave anytime soon.   It’s packed here.  Can’t you tell from the … Continue reading

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Boat School

Math, Spanish, guitar, history and this: And, what could be better than making gingerbread in your bikini?

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