Monthly archives: February, 2015

Snorkeling at Ille Cabrit, Les Saintes (Part 2)

Okay. So we never made it over to the Sugarloaf. The conditions while we were in Les Saintes were typically quite poor weather-wise, and even getting into town on the main island some days was a bit dicey. We still had lots of fun snorkeling off the back of the boat, but it just never

Snorkeling at Ille Cabrit, Les Saintes

Here are some of our photos from Ille Cabrit in Les Saintes. We’ll try to get over to the Sugarloaf in the next few days so we can compare. We’ve heard very good things about it.

Exploring Les Saintes

I’m really tempted not to say anything nice about Les Saintes. In fact, it is awful here. Never come here! Oh…. alright. I’m lying. Les Saintes is an absolute gem. It combines the best of civilization (good restaurants, decent provisioning, no IRS offices) with great access to nature and even a few undeveloped pocket anchorages.

Portsmouth, Dominica to Les Saintes

Miles: 19 Hours: 3 Portsmouth turned out to be a pretty decent anchorage in terms of holding and protection from the typically easterly seas. Unfortunately it is also a very loud anchorage. Wednesday (allegedly), Friday, and Saturday were the worst in terms of music from the shore. Much like Tyrrel Bay, Carriacou, the sound systems

1st Year Cruising Review

We’ve travelled 3,281 nm since we left Kemah, TX last February, and 4,656 nm overall since purchasing our vessel. How we spent our nights: 6 nights on land, 2 with the boat on land 277 nights in a marina or at a dock 56 nights at anchor or on a mooring ball 27 nights at