The Seal of St. Vincent Colony

For a long time, my collection held but a solitary stamp from the Caribbean island of St. Vincent. That stamp was featured on the colony’s stamp issuers article back… 973 more words

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Mustique to Friendship Bay, then Home

The final day of sailing holiday started with an early morning downpour in Mustique.  I became very aware of this as I was sleeping on the trampoline.  580 more words

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Beating back to Mustique

On the Thursday we set off early (8am) as the crossing back to Mustique was always going to be into the wind.  We got the main up pretty slickly, by now everyone knew what they were doing (including me).  291 more words

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Saline Bay to Charlestown Bay, Canouan

We were consuming water at the rate of 1/4 tank per day, which meant that day 4 had to include a water top-up, or we would all go dirty. 506 more words

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Round the corner to Saline Bay, Mayreau

When I imagined the trip, I imagined that we would all want 2 days in the Cays, but as described the wind was strong; I don’t think any of us were unhappy to move on.  457 more words

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Mustique to the Cays

Owen left us early-ish to attend to other duties for Sail Grenadines, meaning we were now on our own for the rest of the holiday.  This would be a fairly big day, as I wanted us to get towards furthest destination, Tobago Cays, so that the rest of the holiday would be a relaxed drift back towards Bequia.  778 more words

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Port Elizabeth to Mustique

We woke up and had our (soon to be routine) Breakfast, the most notable bit involving Chris’s poached eggs.  Owen came across and joined us, ready for the new day.  339 more words

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