Monthly Archives: January 2015

Let’s Go Fly A Kite – Carriacou

Ever since we bought our second-hand spinnaker in Annapolis, it’s been quietly sitting in the forward locker waiting for its’ moment of glory. In the Caribbean, the wind is either too strong, or from the wrong direction for kite-flying and … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect – The Southern Grenadines

The Southern Grenadine Islands are clustered close together, and are the caribbean islands that dreams are made of – brilliant aquamarine water, white sandy beaches, vibrant green vegetation and about as picture perfect as you can get. But perfection has … Continue reading

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Burn, Baby, Burn – Canouan

It’s easy to get complacent when cruising, perhaps even more so when there’s plenty of people on board. Which may explain why I wasn’t wearing my sailing gloves and why I didn’t have the mainsheet wrapped around the winch as … Continue reading

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A Touch Of Paradise – Bequia

Ahh, Bequia (pronounced Bek-way) we’ve fallen in love with you! Bequia is the northernmost of the Grenadine Islands, but as St Vincent & The Grenadines are all one country, thankfully we get a break from clearing in and out of … Continue reading

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Full House – St Vincent

The gang’s all here! There was much excitement as Mia and Geoff arrived on the dock on Monday morning, and somehow Toucan has been able to absorb our six guests and their luggage without too much difficulty, although I think … Continue reading

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Wet N’ Wild – St Vincent

Our last ‘Toucaneers” to join the boat were Geoff and Mia Sherman, arriving in Kingstown, St Vincent on Sunday 4th January. They’d booked a hotel for a couple of nights in case we were held up and I’m sure would … Continue reading

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