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Dominica

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Some pictures

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We might be leaving for Saba

Water pump is repaired, but not yet on. If there are no bad surprises tomorrow morning, we should be on our way to Saba.

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And here we are

Wind were not always ideal, and a big swell from the north made life a little harder, but we arrived in St-Maarten at noon. Underway, while struggling to do 4 knots, we were passed by Topaz, a J8, doing 11 … Continue reading

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Next stop, St Maarten

Wind forecast is just about right, checking out tomorrow for St Maarten.  BVI s have been great, except for internet access.

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Next stop: British Virgin Islands

We took it easy for Christmas. Now we are doing our let shopping for the next trip, the up wind leg to Tortola, BVI.  It is not that far, but can take quite some time. Wind are not going to … Continue reading

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Tank cleaning underway

Went into the marina to get the dieseltank cleaned. That included adding an inspection hole.  Waiting for a cap to be fabricated. Installed a new radar reflector this morning. 

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Sunset at Coco Beach

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Arrived in Bonaire

Left right after a rain shower when all was calm.  Sails went up smoothly, winds were a bit too light for the small Yankee sail. But as the night went on this turned to be the right choice because this … Continue reading

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Plans to sail

After a weekend of unsuccessfull outboard repairs and given the fact that you can’t get Honda parts on the island I bit the bullet and bought a new outboard yesterday. The dingy also needed some patching, I hope that my … Continue reading

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