2011 Photographs

 

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December 2011
Photos of sailing Grenada to St Lucia
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    They may look small but they were very heavy indeed!
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    Shows rather better just what it is that Sarah has to do to keep Serafina looking so good. We have been moved out of our hurricane cradle so we can work on her away in some open space.
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    Sarah's knees gripping the mast whilst she takes a few pictures!
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    Certainly rooms with a view!
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    This is a small avocado on the left and the lumpy fruit on the right is a lemon believe it or not!
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    But this does at least show the pool of light. Sad I know, but very practical.
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    These chaps were dressed up in 18 century outfits for the entire Christmas period - right up the last day we were in Rodney Bay and chose to photograph them!
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    We had heard the channel was narrow.....
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    Actually he was rather abrupt and surly which was a shame as it did not do his case any good.
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    After sunset, but they are still wearing their distinctive party hats. Very cheerful guys and very dedicated and careful.
 

 

April 2011
Bequia, Union Island & Grenada
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    World's wealthiest drowned rats?
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    I was told I had to drink a glass of Guinness to celebrate the acheivement of my old hocke team making the England Clubs National Over 40's Plate final. They lost sadly.
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February & March 2011
St Lucia, Martinique, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Antigua, Bequia.
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    Najad 460 Ellen is on the left.
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    White cruise ship is the Wind Surf.
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    Alexis rowing us up Indian River in Dominica.
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    As you can see this is almost totally blocked by a ship wrecked in the hurricane of 2005.
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    Prince Rupert Bay, Portsmouth town, Dominica.
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    But we wrongly identified this as Barracuda and disposed of it instead of enjoying its prized tasty flesh.
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January 2011
Atlantic crossing, Barbados & St Lucia
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    The ship's teddy bear 'Hans' joins the festive spirit.
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    You can see our route and Scott-Free are shown by their AIS signal on the chart plotter.
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    Final few miles to Port St Charles at the end of the trans-Atlantic crossing
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    Also shows our night time dinghy storage arrangement.
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    Three Brits abroad standing in front. We have a close up of us which Sarah wanted to publish for fun, but I vetoed.
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    The sight that sailors spend for ever trying to see. No tricks.
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    The lookout point and redoubt.
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    Steve and I have lots of t-shirts in common and far too often we find ourselves wearing the same one when we go out!
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