Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sunday, April 22nd to Wednesday, April 24th – St. Vincent and the Grenadines

  As it turns out, our anxiety about personal safety and security in Vieux Fort is unwarranted.  The only threat here was the squally weather that persisted for most of the night.  The anchor is up at Vieux Fort, St. … Continue reading

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Monday, April 15th to Saturday, April 20th – St. Lucia

  The anchor is up at 7:40 AM on Monday in Sainte Anne, Martinique.  Our destination today is Rodney Bay on the island of St. Lucia, some 23 miles to the south.   As has been our experience here in the … Continue reading

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Wednesday, April 10th to Sunday, April 14th – south coast of Martinique

  At this stage of the voyage, it would be altogether natural for one’s focus to gravitate towards the finish line.  After all, it has been 173 days since we departed our home port of Rock Hall, MD last October.  … Continue reading

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Wednesday, April 3rd to Wednesday, April 10th – Fort de France, Martinique

On Wednesday afternoon, the anchor is up in St. Pierre. Cutter Loose is bound for Fort de France, about 15 miles to the south. Since it is late in the afternoon, the decision is reached to anchor for the night … Continue reading

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Saturday, March 30th to Wednesday, April 3rd – St. Pierre, Martinique

  The forecast calls for winds and seas to increase on Easter Sunday.  It would be fun to remain in Dominica for a few more days of hiking.  However, everything on the island will be closed until Tuesday.  In light … Continue reading

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Tuesday, March 26th to Friday, March 29th – Roseau, Dominica

  After a three day stay in Portsmouth, the next stop on our journey is Roseau, the capital city of Dominica.  The clearance procedure in Dominica requires a visit to the local Customs and Immigration office at the commercial port … Continue reading

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