Yacht Whimbrel

Discovery Bluewater 50 catamaran

Vessel Name: Whimbrel
Vessel Make/Model: Discovery Bluewater 50 catamaran
Hailing Port: Guernsey
Home Page: www.sailsunsea.com
06 April 2019
26 January 2019 | Carlisle Bay
07 January 2019 | Jolly Harbour
11 December 2018 | Jolly Harbour
08 December 2018 | Jolly Harbour
07 December 2018 | Anchored Freemans Bay English Harbour
06 December 2018 | Anchored off OJ's Crab Hill Bay
05 December 2018 | Jolly Harbour Antigua
04 December 2018 | 88.8 NM East of Antigua
03 December 2018 | 260 NM East of Antigua
02 December 2018 | 423 NM East of Antigua
01 December 2018 | 580 NM East of Antigua
30 November 2018 | 893 NM East of Antigua
29 November 2018 | 740 NM East of Antigua
28 November 2018 | 1070 NM East of Antigua
27 November 2018 | 1232 NM East of Antigua
26 November 2018 | 1376 NM East of Antigua
25 November 2018 | 1540 NM East of Antigua
24 November 2018 | 395NM West of Sao Antao
Recent Blog Posts
06 April 2019

The Futur Plan for Whimbrel

We are free for charters around Antigua between 20th April and 5th May, which is the period of Antigua Race Week 27th April to 3rd May.

06 April 2019

Cruising around Antigua

We start out from Jolly Harbour half way up the West coast.

26 January 2019 | Carlisle Bay

Guadaloupe Circuit

After checking out in English Harbour following a nights stay, and watching an Atlantic crossing rowing boat with 5 men on board arrive around midnight, we sail down to Deshais bay.

07 January 2019 | Jolly Harbour

Christmas Cruise

Cathleen aboard 14th Dec, and guests arrive 22nd. We sail south out of Jolly Hr, anchor off a beach for the night, then visit Cades Reef for snorkelling and spend the next night anchored off Carlisle Bay, near English Harbour.

11 December 2018 | Jolly Harbour

Repairs Under Way

Crew all departed - Colin left on 10th and donated a Yamaha P45 Piano!

08 December 2018 | Jolly Harbour

Secured in Jolly Harbour

Now settled in the marina.

The Sun Comes Out

23 May 2014 | Mid Atlantic
Len
Last night we stooped to baking a canned Fray Bentos meat pie with an extra can of steak, accompanied by mash and peas. Cold and dripping damp again on deck, and overcast. Still fairly cloe hauled through the night with double reefed main and working jib.

But this morning the skies are clear, the breeze is a little lighter and free'er so we shake out the reefs and raise the bigger 130% Genoa.

Dolphins come by to visit and finally everything drying out and the air is warmer. Interesting that this is only the third time on our voyage we have had to be concerned with using sunscreen! Breeze is still surprisingly cool but it is fine in the sunshine.

I make a Greek salad from the last of our cucumbers and Feta Cheese, and Tzatziki, and a bowl of hummus for lunch. And for desert I bake Nonna's sticky Apple Cake. All very cheery.

Karel applaudes lunch as the best so far and perhaps the best meal!

Late afternoon another pod of dolphins come by and we heave-to for Miles and Karel to swim in the ocean. But the dolphins disappear.
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Images from our 2013 crossing from Gran Canaria to Bequia via Cape Verde Islands
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Created 21 December 2013