Monthly Archives: December 2014

December 23rd to December 27th – Christmas in Bequia

On Tuesday, December 23rd, the anchor is up in Tyrrel Bay, Carriacou for the journey to Port Elizabeth  on the island of Bequia.  Based on previous experience, this is a passage that requires patience, endurance and perseverance. It is not … Continue reading

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December 17th to December 22nd – Grenada to Carriacou

  Wednesday, December 17th is liberation day as Cutter Loose departs the confines of Le Phare Bleu Marina for the five-mile journey west to Prickly Bay.  Away from the dock and finally, at anchor, life becomes less about the compelling … Continue reading

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December 5th through 16th – Le Phare Bleu Marina

Our return to Le Phare Bleu Marina signals the commencement of our transition to life afloat.  The purpose of our stay here at this boutique resort is to prepare Cutter Loose for the long voyage ahead.  As such, it is … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 2nd to Friday, December 5th – arrival in Grenada

  On Tuesday, the silver bird transports us to another world…one that is quite warm, humid and festooned with dense green vegetation.  We are met at the airport by our driver, Mr. Boney.  He explains that rain has been plentiful … Continue reading

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Prologue – The 2015 Voyage of Cutter Loose

  Winter arrived abruptly on November 18th in Pittsburgh.  Just a few weeks ago, sunshine and the colors of autumn graced our part of the world.  Today, a blast of arctic air descended from Canada, sending the thermometer plunging into … Continue reading

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