Barracuda's Blog

The adventures of Kate and Graham and our OVNI 395.

20 April 2018 | Palm Cay Marina, New Providence, Bahamas
19 April 2018 | Norman's Cay, Bahamas
18 April 2018 | Warderick Wells Cay, Bahamas
17 April 2018 | Warderick Wells Cay, Bahamas
17 April 2018 | Staniel Cay, Bahamas
17 April 2018 | Staniel Cay, Bahamas
16 April 2018 | Staniel Cay, Exumas, Bahamas
14 April 2018 | Staniel Cay – Exuma Cays, Bahamas
12 April 2018 | Cape Santa Maria, Long Island
10 April 2018 | Clarence Town, Long Island, Bahamas
09 April 2018 | Lady Slipper Cay, Aklins Island, Bahamas
08 April 2018
07 April 2018 | Myaguana, Bahamas
05 April 2018 | Turtle Cove Marina, Provo, T&Cs
03 April 2018 | Turtle Cove Marina, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
02 April 2018 | Beautiful Big Sand Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands
31 March 2018
30 March 2018
29 March 2018 | San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA

Happy New Year

01 January 2018 | Petit Anse D’Arlet, Martinique
Happy New Year to all! Celebrations on Barracuda were relatively quiet. We enjoyed the most beautiful sunset looking west over the Caribbean Sea (as you do). As the sun set on 2017 we reflected on a year that we hope was well and purposefully lived, and we also look forward to what 2018 may bring.

The first thing we are hoping for in 2018 is that the customs people are not reading this too closely, as we have yet to check in to Martinique. It seems to be a fairly relaxed system: in this tiny village, there is a special terminal at the Cyber-Café, and you turn up and log yourself into the country. We went ashore to try, but the office (and everything else, including the police station) was Ferme for the New Year holiday so we will try again tomorrow.

We also moved the boat up to anchor just off the village. It is a fine wee spot, steep green hills with brightly coloured houses and palm trees, full of French people here for their Xmas and New Year holidays. You would think you were in the south of France; holiday-makers roaming the streets in swimwear, children splashing in the sea. Turtles just off the boat, too. We went snorkelling on the reef at the north of the bay – excellent, with lots to see - and then enjoyed a swim on the beach with the holiday-makers. It feels like we are actually on holiday (which as we all know sailing ones’ yacht in the Caribbean is not)!
Vessel Name: Barracuda
Vessel Make/Model: OVNI 395
Crew: Graham and Kate
About: Learning as we go....
Extra: Look to this day for it is life...
Barracuda's Photos - Main
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a pre-retirement holiday
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some shots from our lovely trip around the Aegean with Ailie
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2 great weeks with Steve and Bibi Rainey.
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Created 18 July 2014
A long weekend with Catherine and David.
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Barracuda, K & G head south to a new home.
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Created 18 July 2014
Barracuda does the Western Isles of Scotland.
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Created 18 July 2014
Kate and Graham Chillin'
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Created 18 July 2014