Monthly Archive: May 2016

May 31

Dominica Tourist Day – by Franci

In Dominica there is only one place for a cruising ship to dock. So either there is one or there isn’t, and it pretty much dominates the scene if it is there.  Even if you somehow manage to miss the fact that there is no huge hulk cruise ship, you notice the lack of other …

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May 21

Dominica – by Marike

Dominica We left Fort de France pretty early in the morning, (around 5:15) and put up all our sails to catch the 8 knots of wind. We had left a tiny bit earlier than the Yoshimas, so by the time they had caught up to us, (with their engine) we were all a little out …

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May 21

On the Move – by Karin (the Mom)

Sailing yachts never stop moving. EVER. As I’m sitting here – while very securely anchored inside the San Juan harbour in Puerto Rico – Shang Du is gently rocking. It would have been nearly undetectable, if not for the ringer on our brass bell that is moving slightly to and fro. When the movement is …

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May 09

Martinique

At the moment that I’m writing this, we have already spent two weeks in Dominica, and are just about ready to head over to Guadeloupe, so Martinique seems very far away. However, since we managed to spend 6 weeks there, I need to start writing something about our stay there! Our time in Martinique can …

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