Daily Archives: April 7, 2013

April 6, 2013 – Departure Day

It was with mixed emotions that I sat on the bow and stared out over Charlestown Bay enjoying the early morning sun on our last day aboard Dakota Dream. As always at the end of any great trip one is … Continue reading

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April 5, 2013

This morning we had a very leisurely breakfast of bacon and eggs as we only had a short way to go back to Canouan. Slipping our mooring we motored out of Salt Whistle Bay and raised sails (both the main … Continue reading

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April 4, 2013

7:45 am. The anchor is up and we are underway for the longest sail of our trip back past Canouan to Salt Whistle Bay, Mayreau. With a nice 15 kn. wind we sailed along at nice comfortable 5 kn. At … Continue reading

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April 3, 2013

Finally the wind is behind us. Cruising along a 5.5 kn. on a broad reach under genoa alone it was a beautiful morning sail. It was a little tricky getting away from the dock in Blue Lagoon but we made … Continue reading

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April 2, 2013 – Island Tour

While enjoying our morning coffee, Rick struck a deal with a local taxi driver to take us on a tour of part of the island. The price was quite reasonable and was less than another driver had quoted us last … Continue reading

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April 1, 2013

Close hauled and sailing at 7 kn. with the first reef in the main, it was a great start to the day. We had left Mustique around 8:15 and were headed in a northwesterly direction towards Blue Lagoon on the … Continue reading

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March 31, 2013 – Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday started with a beautiful rainbow, then a rain shower and ended with another shower. Sandwiched in between was another beautiful day, some of the best snorkelling so far and the worst waiter I’ve experienced ever! While relaxing blissfully … Continue reading

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March 30, 2013 The Mystique of Mustique

We departed Charlestown Bay on Canouan at 8:15 and soon found ourselves with sails set and sailing along in a nice 15 kn. breeze. I had put in the first reef on the main when I raised it and furled … Continue reading

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March 29, 2013 Chillin’ in Canouan

We were up early and underway by 8:00. Our original plan was to pass by the Moorings base on Canouan to refill our water tank then carry on to Mustique. However when I got up this morning I noticed a … Continue reading

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March 28, 2013

We spent today anchored in the Tobago Cays. Most of the day we just relaxed on the boat and watched the world go by. Rick and Linda did go snorkelling from the boat out towards the reef and the over … Continue reading

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