Monthly Archives: December 2013

Saturday, December 21st to Saturday, December 28th – Prickly Bay, Grenada

  The Christmas winds are piping up on Saturday, creating bouncy conditions for our short one hour motorsail to Prickly Bay.  Six days from today, Cutter Loose has an appointment with the Spice Island Marine travelift in this harbor.  In … Continue reading

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Week #2 at La Phare Bleu Marina – Sunday, December 15th to Saturday, December 21st

  Our second week at La Phare Bleu is characterized by a parade of marine repairmen, long days of polishing and waxing and a few excursions ashore. Sunday is a day for relaxation in Grenada.  Most of the businesses are … Continue reading

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Week #1 at La Phare Bleu Marina- Saturday, December 7th to Saturday, December 14th

  La Phare Bleu Marina and Resort serves as a convenient and comfortable staging area to prepare Cutter Loose for the winter sailing season.  By noon on Saturday, Staron the dockmaster has us tucked into a side-tie slip in the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 3rd to Friday December 6th – On the launch pad at Grenada Marine

A curious thing happens during the transition from life ashore to life afloat.  Left behind but not forgotten are the creature comforts, the camaraderie of friends and family, an abundance of national news and the gray skies of winter in … Continue reading

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Prologue: ‘Tis the season to be jolly

On Saturday, November 30th, the 2013 hurricane season came to an end.  Since May 8th, Cutter Loose has been resting patiently in a boat yard on the southern coast of Grenada without even a hint of threatening weather.   This has … Continue reading

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