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February 19, 2017

St. Lucia has some incredibly spectacular vistas, but the most amazing by far, are the Pitons — two volcanic spires that rise startlingly up out of the Caribbean out of nowhere. They are designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and their bases are fringed with prote...

February 10, 2017

A fellow sailor who we met at St. Pierre told us that if you took a mooring or slip at Marigot Bay Marina in northwest St. Lucia,it came with guest privileges at the adjacent five-star Capella Tropical Resort.  Always looking for a bargain and needing some laid-back lu...

May 20, 2016

If there's a perfect anchorage, it would have to be Deshaies, a small, picturesque fishing village in the northwest corner of Guadeloupe. I say this because it has the perfect combination of attributes that make up the optimum cruising experience for me: a good French...

February 11, 2016

We happened to be in St. Martin during the annual Carnival, which was pretty cool.  Near-naked gyrating butts in every direction!  After several days of gorging ourselves on French pastries, we moved north to the bay off Grand Case, known as St. Martin's restaurant row...

January 12, 2016

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....

December 14, 2015

After Mike’s passage with his three dedicated and skilled crewmembers from Hampton, VA to the British Virgin Islands, I joined him in St. Thomas, the largest and most developed of the US Virgin Islands. We needed to make repairs on the dinghy outboard motor and I was e...

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