Category Archives: Caribbean Cruise 2013 – 2014

April 27th to April 30th – Grenada Marine and La Sagesse

  On Sunday, April 27th, Cutter Loose is underway from La Phare Bleu Marina to St. David’s Harbor for the final segment of the 2013/2014 winter cruise.  Today’s journey is a scant five nautical miles in distance, but seems twice … Continue reading

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April 19th to April 27th – La Phare Bleu Marina

    Our 2014 sailing season has dwindled down to one final week afloat at La Phare Bleu Marina in Calivigny Bay.  This is de-commissioning week, i.e., the process of cleaning, shutting down boat systems and preparing Cutter Loose for … Continue reading

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April 13th to April 18th – Prickly Bay to Clarkes Court Bay, Grenada

April 13th marks the beginning of our final week of relaxed cruising and sightseeing before commencing the process of de-commissioning Cutter Loose for summer storage.  On Sunday afternoon 4/13, it is off to Grande Anse to enjoy a sunset view … Continue reading

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April 12th – Leatherbacks at Levera Beach, Grenada

  On Saturday 4/12, the telephone rings at 6 PM, just as we are settling into sunset relaxation mode in the cockpit of Cutter Loose.  It is Cutty calling, our island tour guide from earlier in the week.  He explains … Continue reading

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April 3rd to April 10th – Carriacou to Grenada

  On Thursday, 4/3, the anchor is up in Tyrrel Bay at 8 AM for our final, open-ocean, trade wind sailing day of the season.  Our destination today is Prickly Bay on the south coast of Grenada, a distance of … Continue reading

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March 31st to April 3rd – Union Island to Carriacou

  After four days in the Tobago Cays, the anchor is up for the short downwind run to Chatham Bay on the west coast of Union Island.  Chatham Bay is a large, wide-open anchorage surrounded by steep hills.  It is … Continue reading

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March 27th to March 30th – Tobago Cays

  Our tour of the Grenadines resumes on Thursday, 3/27 with a relaxed downwind sail to the Tobago Cays National Marine Park, located 21 miles southeast of Mustique.  After three days of relative calm, the easterly trade winds are making … Continue reading

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March 24th to March 26th – Mustique

  One of the interesting things about sailing in the Grenadines is that the islands here are steep and spaced not more than 20 miles apart.  Regardless of one’s location, there is a volcanic island jutting steeply out of the … Continue reading

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March 21st to March 23rd – Bequia

On Friday March 21st , the anchor is up at 6:10 AM in the small town of Canaries, St. Lucia which serves an overnight staging area for our departure to St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  Cloud cover and early morning … Continue reading

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March 15th to March 20th – St. Lucia

On Saturday 3/15, it is a short and sweet 25 mile sail from Sainte Anne, Martinique to Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia.  The wind today is relatively light and slightly north of east at 13 to 16 knots.  From Sainte Anne, … Continue reading

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