It was important for us to have our kids help us celebrate our first Christmas on the boat, so they joined us in the US Virgin Islands. Tristan and Jenn flew into St. Thomas and Mike picked them up with the dinghy on the beach beside the airport, then we sailed to St. John, USVI. A few days later, Lauren flew in and took the ferry from St. Thomas to St. John, and together we moved to the beautiful Francis Bay. Since much of St. John is a US National Park, we had many wonderfu
If the streets are filled with people celebrating the holidays, where do you find space to have a parade? The folks in the city of Charlotte Amalie on the island of St. Thomas, USVI found the answer: take advantage of the 1/2 mile long seawall along their main street. The water is deep, so the boats were close enough to throw candy to the spectators.