Monthly Archives: April 2017

Bequia to Union Island

With our sights on Bequia (Literally. It was right there.), we pulled up anchor and set off in the early morning. We were barely offshore before we tucked into Admiralty Bay. The approach to Bequia left us with the notion of a rather deserted island but just around the bend including Devil’s Table, we found […]

Time with friends and back to our family groove

Sugar Beach between the Pitons “around the corner” from Suffries is different. A tasteful resort with stunning backdrop of iconic peaks, dark volcanic water and only a few local hustlers. Definitely a more relaxed night on the mooring. Still locked down but no real worries of safety. Wendy gave Kelly and I a pass to […]

St. Anne to St. Lucia

Our last days in Martinique were spent at St. Anne, a pretty coastal community with a large, lovely anchorage just inside a substantial reef. After being at the dock for a few days, the kids were quite ready to stretch their legs. Lucky them, just down the shore by dinghy was a rather exciting series […]

South by East

Marin, Martinique. Just looking at the charts this morning and it’s sinking in where we are. We’ve been hopping south and east for a few months now little by little getting farther away. Each hop farther than we’ve ever been. Today we are at 14° 26.69 minutes North, 60° 51.44 minutes West which puts us […]


There are a few places as perfectly suited to starting a commune as Dominica. Everything grows here, except apples. Fish swim in circles. You could toss a seed on Tuesday and have a tree by Friday (for my literal/science friends, this is likely an exaggeration).  Yet when you’re driving down the road and every tree […]