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Monthly Archives: May 2015
Not quite up to scratch
Extract from ship’s log – 22nd May 2015 “1344hrs 18°20’53N 64°47’47W. Dissatisfied with the much vaunted Druif Bay / Honeymoon Beach (what is paradise to one is the pit of despair to another), we’ve arrived back in Caneel Bay after weighing anchor at … Continue reading
“Who wants to go to the beach?”
“Who wants to go to the beach?” “Not me” – “No thanks”. Really? Yes, really. It’s sunny, water 28°, beach 32° and rising, pleasant mild breeze. I guess you can have too much of a good thing – especially with … Continue reading
Not even a fistful!
One dollar.That’s how much clearing out of the BVIs cost. … this time, at least. Last time I paid $15. Why the difference? Same port – different time of day, much quieter, with a much more laidback and smiley vibe. … Continue reading
Khujada 2’s construction
Khujada 2 was built by Alubat, a French specialist in aluminium boats. We ordered the boat through North Sea Maritime, the UK agents for Alubat. We are delighted with all the help we got from them, from working through the … Continue reading
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Take that UAE / Qatar / Saudi expats!
Ever hotter here as spring melts into summer. Weather station threw a wobbly this morning, claiming a whopping 38°C, but it’s now recovered to a tolerable 32°C.
Posted in 2014-2015 a family adventure, Caribbean, Life on board 2 Comments