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26/12/13 – Out with the old……

It has been an interesting summer during which we decided to move house. Of course, the way things go, the months passed very quickly and the sale finally went through in November, with one week between exchange and completion on … Continue reading

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07/05/13 – Repairs and Regattas

Somehow I missed posting an update for a while…..so, sorry if this one is a bit long. After 3 weeks in the BVI, we moored Aztec in a marina and returned home for a couple of weeks, which was refreshing! … Continue reading

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14/03/13 – Journeying to Plantation and Pirate Country…

We were lucky to arrive at Nevis in very calm weather and moor off the capital, Charlestown…. there are no marina’s or shelter here but it’s a very beautiful place. We spent an interesting day exploring the town, having lunch … Continue reading

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24/02/13 – Life in Antigua

On our return to Antigua we found about 2 inches deep of water sloshing around in the bilges of Aztec Dream. It took several hours to pump and sponge it all out and 2 days of investigation to find the … Continue reading

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17/01/13 – A bit of a contrast…

So Juno arrived in St Lucia after a smooth, fast crossing on the ARC, so Paul was very pleased after all his careful preparation paid off. He’d thought of everything, including the specially designed crew shirts that would hide the … Continue reading

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10/12/12 – We’re off again……

Following an interesting summer(ish) in the UK, enjoying the Jubilee pageantry, the exciting olympics and paralympics, catching up with family and friends, films, theatre and concerts……as well as numerous jobs, maintenance and projects around the house…..it was back to boatyard … Continue reading

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28/04/12 – Finally heading south to Grenada

We have had such fun in Antigua and the time to leave came around a little too quickly. We spent a few glorious days at Green Island and were fortunate enough to catch a 3kg Spanish Mackerel on our way … Continue reading

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27/02/12 – ‘TIA’…….This is Antigua…..

Well……where to start…..it’s been an interesting and busy time in Antigua…..who said the Caribbean was going to be relaxing?! The stream of amazing yachts coming in and out of Falmouth and English Harbours has continued throughout, always something going on. … Continue reading

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24/01/12 – The ‘Windies’ live up to their name….

After a wonderful and rather busy trip home for a very traditional Christmas, it was great to return to the sunshine and start our Caribbean adventure. Having completed some maintenance tasks in St Lucia, we finally headed off to the … Continue reading

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21/12/11 – St Lucia has been wonderful…..

Going ashore in St.Lucia wasn’t as strange as we expected….no swaying on your feet or ‘land sickness’. Rodney Bay marina was very well decorated with ARC flags and other flags and signs of sponsors, all very colourful. There was often … Continue reading

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