The Voyages of s/v Lucky Bird

21 August 2019 | Straits Marina, Mackinaw City
06 August 2019 | Village of Brockport
30 July 2019
27 July 2019
21 June 2019 | Wickford Cove Marina
20 May 2019 | Antlantic Yacht Basin
13 May 2019 | Homer Smith Marina, final Salty Dawg Destination
21 April 2019 | Frenchtown, St. Thomas V.I. Easter Celebration
20 April 2019 | Brewers Bay, St. Thomas VI
11 April 2019 | Nanny Cay Marine, Tortola, BVI
28 March 2019 | Green Cay Marina, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
25 March 2019
24 February 2019 | Jolly Harbor Marina, Antigua

It's Almost Christmas

23 December 2009 | Trellis Bay, Tortola, BVI
Bob, We're on a roll, great sailing, beautiful weather
We're back in Trellis Bay awaiting the arrival of my Mom later this afternoon. Laura arrived last Friday and is now fully decompressed, tanned and totally enjoying her time in paradise.

I've been noticing a dramatic increase in the number of mega yachts, they are everywhere; everywhere. We left Deadmans Bay this morning for the sail to Trellis Bay and there were five mega yachts anchored in this little bay. Laura loved the beach so we stayed there for a couple of nights.

The picture above comes from our trip over to Anegada a coral island some 12 miles north of Virgin Gorda. We spent a day at Cow Wreck beach with some folks from North Carolina. Cow Wreck beach is on the north side of the island and is protected by a barrier reef, the third largest in the world, wow! Anegada is also the home of the famous flamingos and we were able to talk our taxi driver to take the northern route back giving us the chance to see them. They were there but on the otherside of the salt pond so they looked like tiny pink dots. Oh well!!

We spent time once again a Leverick Bay and this time we timed it right to join in the fun of the Jumpies. Locals who dance on stilts. You will see some of them in the pictures I intend to upload shortly.

So Great Grandma arrives today with Diane, Billy, Jake and Dylan coming in on Saturday. We'll use Nanny Cay as our home base and make day trips to various bays and beaches. I'm told that Foxy's on Jost Van Dyle is the third most recommended place to spend on New Years, in THE WORLD!! Can you believe that? One fellow told me that there might be as many as 10,000 to 12,000 people celebrating the New Year. We just might be numbers 12,001 through 12,008, ha! ha!

We bought some Christmas lights and yesterday Laura and I hung on the arch at the back of the boat, others are decorating their boats as well.

So much is happening, we are so very fortunate and we wish everyone a Merry Christmas.... Deck the hulls, a play on words, with boughs of holly....

Vessel Name: Lucky Bird
Vessel Make/Model: 1990 Moody 425 cc
Hailing Port: Kenosha, WI
Crew: Robert & Alice Smith
Alice and I have spent considerable time together on the water; cruising and racing on the waters of New England, the Caribbean and Lake Michigan.

Sailing is our passion and together we've been fortunate to experience the thrills, the camaraderie and the enjoyment boating provides. [...]

We seek the freedom, excitement and challenges of voyaging.

Lucky Bird's Photos - Main
This is our second journey south to the Caribbean. This time we've chosen to exit Lake Michigan and proceed south through the in-land waterway system to Mobile. We'll start around Labor Day and take our time exploring the history of middle America.
207 Photos
Created 28 July 2017
30 Photos
Created 12 July 2013
101 Photos
Created 17 July 2012
Bob and Alice return to Lucky Bird after spending the summer in Addison.
31 Photos
Created 4 December 2010
Heading into the Windward Islands and further south
108 Photos
Created 22 February 2010
121 Photos
Created 11 June 2009