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Tagged With: St. Martin

2018 Seattle Boat Show presentation

Curt gave a seminar at the 2018 Seattle Boat Show entitled Up and Down the East Caribbean. A number of attendees asked for the Power Point Presentation file and we are happy to provide it. The file is a Microsoft Power Point Presentation.  If you do not have the Microsoft program, you can download a … Continue reading »

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Our Caribbean Adventure, Part 5: St. Martin and Anguilla

St. Martin and Anguilla.  After our bit of difficulty getting to St. Martin, and barely making it through the drawbridge at Simpson Bay on the last opening of the day, we were tired and ready to relax a bit.  We decided to go through the second bridge (a swing bridge that allowed transit past the … Continue reading »

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Our Caribbean Adventure: Part 4. We Get to St. Martin.

Part 4 of our Caribbean Adventure.  Staying flexible, we got from the Virgin Islands to St Martin. Sailing is a weather dependent activity.  Always. In 2015, world-wide ocean weather was greatly influenced by El Nino conditions in the Pacific Ocean.  In the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean, this meant a dearth of hurricanes and tropical … Continue reading »

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Our Caribbean Adventure: Plan A, Plan B, Plan C, Plan D.

OUR CARIBBEAN ADVENTURE: CHANGING PLANS. Every sailor knows that when we go cruising, we don’t really have “plans”. Rather, we have “intentions” that we call plans. Boat repairs, weather, medical conditions, mechanical failures, and a host of other uncontrolled circumstances inevitably alter our firmest intentions.  In February 2015 we started our 3 month Caribbean cruise … Continue reading »

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