Monday March 28, Day 1, technically when we reach 75.53W longitude, we will have completed our circumnavigation of the globe. This line runs through the Inter Coastal Waterway in North Carolina near the Alligator River and the Great Exuma Island in the Bahamas. It is the farthest point East we sailed when we started this … Continue reading Completing the Circle!
Monday March 21, after the morning rain had stopped we went by dinghy to customs and immigration to check in. One form, no duplicate questions it was simple and quick, next we had show our QR code’s from USVI Travel Portal. No passports stamp, no checking in required when get to Florida, officially we’re back … Continue reading St. Thomas USVI
Friday March 18, Day 1, departed Port St Charles, Barbados at 1 pm. Wind 18-22knots, cruising 7-8 knots with main and staysail. Later, soft Tacos for dinner. North Atlantic Ocean Sunset 13 27N, 60 06W Received our PCR test results just before midnight as we were sailing near St Lucia. The internet signal was quite … Continue reading Passage to St Thomas USVI
Monday March 14, in the morning we pulled up anchor in Carlisle Bay, sailed a few miles north to Port St Charles Marina. We had lunch at the Pier One Restaurant in the marina, a restaurant bar and pool with sun bathing area. We met two couples from Canada had a great afternoon poolside together. … Continue reading Yo Ho Ho and Mount Gay Rum
Monday March 7, Barbados is the most easterly of the Caribbean Islands. In November of 2021 she became an independent country. It is also the only island in the Lesser Antilles that is not formed by volcanic rock. The island is sedimentary rock and coral. After arrival in Barbados we were instructed by Port Signal … Continue reading Barbados, Week 1
Friday February 25, Day 1, by 6:15am the anchor was up and we were on our way. Fernando de Noronha was certainly a great stop! The sky is blue with few clouds, 15-17 knots of wind, we’re cruising at 7-8.5 knots. For dinner Baja Chicken Bowls, chicken, red pepper, corn over rice topped with grated … Continue reading 10 Days to the Caribbean
Monday February 21, first stop customs and immigration, passports stamped, in and out as our stay here will be short. Fernando de Noronha is group of 21 islands 220 miles off the coast of Pernambuco State in Northern Brazil. Discovered in 1503 by a Portuguese expedition. Only the largest island is inhabited with a population … Continue reading Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
Wednesday February 16 - Day 9, total nautical miles traveled 1113, 141 nautical miles travel in the past 24 hours. Today’s matinee “Palmer” starring Justin Timberlake Grilled hamburgers in a wrap folded pie shape for dinner. Three birds sitting the boat, riding in the dark of night. They were very polite and didn’t leave a … Continue reading Off to Brazil Part 2
Monday night February 7, Dinner on Ohana with Northern Pearl and the Brazilians Tuesday February 8- Day 1, departed St Helena with Ohana and Lazy Lightning (they are heading to Ascension Island) at 7am. The Brazilians will depart in a few hours (they are heading home to Brazil). The wind was very light, it was … Continue reading Off to Brazil!
Friday February 4, we hired Aaron for the morning to take us to a few places we didn’t stop at on our previous tour. Longwood House, property owned by the French Government, was Napoleon’s residence and where he died. Taking photos inside is prohibited. Napoleons tomb, this area he chose to be buried in as … Continue reading More of St. Helena