Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wednesday, December 26th and Thursday, December 27th – Anegada

    Today is Boxing Day, a national holiday here in BVI.  Cutter Loose leaves the protection of North Sound to travel to the island of Anegada, some 12 miles to the north.  Moderate easterlies in the 12 to 15 … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 20th to Tuesday, December 25th

  Today, we depart the island of Tortola and travel east to the island of Virgin Gorda.  From Marina Cay, our destination at North Sound lies 10 miles to the northeast.  In light of the easterly trade winds, any destination … Continue reading

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Monday, December 17th to Wednesday, December 19th

Back in Red Hook, one software patch after another from the geniuses at the Raymarine factory fail to render our chart plotters operable.  The news from Neal is not good.  We must remove both plotters from Cutter Loose and send … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 13th to Sunday, December 16th

Don and Julia from Quantum Sails at Nanny Cay visit Cutter Loose at her slip early on Thursday morning.  They announce their arrival by rapping on the deck and shouting “CUTTAH LUZE, CUTTAH LUZE”!  They are here today to take … Continue reading

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Saturday, December 8th to Wednesday, December 12th

After a week of attending to a variety of boat issues, Cutter Loose is finally underway from her slip in Red Hook, St. Thomas.  Our plan for the next few days is to cruise the south coast of St. John.  As … Continue reading

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Friday, November 30th to Friday, December 7th – St. Thomas

  Over breakfast in the cockpit, we admire our surroundings in Waterlemon Bay, the easternmost section of Leinster Bay.  A short distance away is the dinghy landing for a trail leading to the ruins of the Annaberg Sugar Mill.  This … Continue reading

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Thursday, November 29th

This morning, Cutter Loose is underway from Trellis Bay at 6:55 AM.  We are on a mission to rendezvous with our friend Greta who is vacationing in St. Thomas and will be taking the 8 AM ferry to West End, … Continue reading

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Monday, November 26th to Wednesday, November 28th

  The anchor is up at 11 AM for the short run from Marina Cay to Trellis Bay.  By noon, Cutter Loose is on a mooring in this busy harbor that is packed with boats.  The Beef Island Airport terminal … Continue reading

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