Sigh… YES we are still in St. Anne, Martinique, with no plans on leaving soon. Although some of our boat projects have kept us here, that’s not the whole story. Frankly we really like it here and have been falling back into our cruising groove. We really have no place to be and none of us wants to leave.… Read more →
Month: November 2017
Candid shoot–One year later
Exactly 1 year ago I posted a candid shoot of our boat. I simply walked around and took pictures of the boat with ZERO preparation. In an interesting coincidence we happen to be in the exact same anchorage as that post. So I thought it would be fun to do another candid shoot one year later. Have fun spotting the… Read more →
Volcano to Volcano
Late last season, when Party of Five decided we would head back to Canada, we agreed our return plan would include an “all out run” to Grenada. In other words, we planned to return, splash, throw the sails up and sail directly to Grenada to hook up with the cruising crowd (and kid boats). Sigh…… Cruising and solid planning seem… Read more →
Montserrat–A Modern Day Pompeii.
For multiple reasons Party of Five debated a trip to Montserrat. First, although its only 28 nautical miles from Antigua, going there puts you on a beat when leaving (beating into the wind and waves, usually trying to make east). Second, the only thing to do is a guided tour of the island and volcano. Finally, the anchorage is… Read more →