Sailing Centime

Heidi Love & Dennis Jud

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18 August 2015 | Taha'a, Coral Gardens
17 August 2015 | Taha'a, Coral Gardens - part 2
17 July 2015 | Taha'a
16 July 2015 | Taha'a Part 2
15 July 2015 | Taha'a Part 3
06 July 2015 | Moorea
03 July 2015 | Moorea
02 July 2015
01 July 2015 | Moorea, FP
29 June 2015 | South Fakarava, French Polynesia
28 June 2015 | South Fakaava
26 June 2015 | South Fakarava, French Polynesia
23 June 2015 | Fakarava, French Polynesia
21 June 2015 | Fakarava Atoll - North
10 June 2015 | Makemo, Tuamotus
04 June 2015 | Bay of Virgins, Fatu Hiva, Marquesas, French Polynesia
21 May 2015 | Taiohae Bay, Nuku Hiva

Beyond Perfect

14 December 2011 | Peter Island, BVI
Heidi / Spectacular Weather
Sailing into Norman Island a few days ago, the people on the boat next to us began to wave. It was our friends Jim and Donato from Oceano2 whom we met in the Caribbean 1500. We enjoyed a lovely dinner on their boat, and caught up on our sea tales.
Two days later we heard that our other friends, Danielle and Michele from "Nyctea" we're at the next island over, Peter Island, so after a morning swim we motored over with Jim and Donato to Deadman Bay at Peter Island.
As we were approaching our anchoring spot a turtle swam by. As many folks know I love turtles so this seemed a good omen to me, and besides it made us all smile.
We all went to Danielle and Michele's boat for happy hour. Danielle makes the best painkillers I have ever tasted. She puts freshly grated island nutmeg on top and also dark Myers rum. I had to resist the temptation to drink too much and miss dinner, so Michele helped with my second glass.
The view here is spectacular. The photo can hardly capture it: lush green islands fringed with palm trees; crystal clear, sparkling blue water; stripes of golden velvet sand; frigate birds riding the thermals...
We invited our four friends for dinner on Centime. We popped some Veuve Clicquot in honor of Dennis's passage making. Danielle made a fresh arugula salad, Dennis grilled chicken with barbeque sauce, Donato made a tomato and feta salad, I made potato salad, and we had a special treat of beets that my friend Judy had grown and prepared in her organic garden in Maine - thanks Judy! Everything was so delicious and the company was wonderful. To top off the evening a bright orange moon began to rise over the ocean. Then for dessert we had another Judy treat - freshly and perfectly preserve peaches that I served drizzled with Contreau.
Dennis has a new phrase we use for times like these - "beyond perfect."
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Vessel Name: Centime
Vessel Make/Model: 43.6 LOA Shearwater 39
Hailing Port: Portland, Maine
Crew: Heidi Love and Dennis Jud
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