|Vessel Name:||Tortue de Mer|
|Vessel Make/Model:||Jeantot Marine, Privelege 39|
|Hailing Port:||Sete, France|
|Crew:||Michael Karamanof et al.|
Had a lovely short sail yesterday from Trois Islets, saw a few turtles and anchored in this magnificent bay, sweet holiday village, lots of dive shops, a marine park, some nice restaurants, couple of rum shacks, great beach, lots of marine life, as soon as we arrived, the crew announced to me, they are not in a hurry to leave...
First thing we did yesterday, was to climb on the bus and go up the Morne Rouge, to visit the botanical gardens “Jardin de Balata”, stunning views and layout! Then: Enough city life, we left yesterday afternoon and anchored across the bay at Trois Islets, lovely, idyllic little town. It is still blowing, forecast said until tonight...
A rough ride it was on Saturday, when we left the Blue Lagoon marina and (motor)sailed through horrid NE winds to Martinique’s capital, losing our anchor in the process! As Bussi went to the front to drop our new (bought it in Las Palmas) Delta generic I was so proud of, he reported it missing... simply [...]
Can’t keep up as I had no internet in the last days... yes, we left Prickly Bay anchorage on Wednesday and overnighted on Cariacou’s Tyrell Bay, where we arrived in the dark. The wind is pounding us from the Northeast, so it’s slow progress, and wet! Left Cariacou early yesterday and arrived, at dark again, in Admiralty Bay on Bequia island, which belongs to ST Vincent and the Grenadines. Today’s passage was exhilarating, after some anchor problems (resurfacing since September) we decided to pick up a mooring in a ...marina, for the first time since 18.11, a new feeling! We are at Blue Lagoon marina, where we had to clear in...for one night!
The spice island! We took a bus and travelled inland yesterday, beautiful scenery, verdant mountains, volcanic lake at the top, monkeys, nice food, friendly people! We are setting off for Martinique today, some strong winds are forecast, planning a couple of overnight stops on the way. 120nm to go approximately...