January 21st – February 14th: Simpson Bay Marina, St. Maarten

We settled in at Simpson Bay with plans for maintenance, provisioning, and of course, having fun. Aftermath would be staying for a just a few days, as they were planning to leave for Florida, taking the northern route back. Symbiosis elected to anchor out in the bay to save the marina fees.

The satellite antenna, part deux...

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November 30th: St. Pierre – Portsmouth, Dominica

We left the following morning at first light. For the past few days, Rosé had been having some abdominal pains, and overnight, it had gotten worse. She was taking some codeine pain pills that we bought in Antigua, but they were knocking her out. As we approached Dominica, her pain was getting much worse, and we decided we needed to get her some medical attention. There was a ma...

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October 30th: Port Louis Marina – Sandy Island

Our three-boat flotilla left the day before Halloween, under sunny skies and calm seas. We were bound for Sandy Island, a small island off of Carriacou. A reef surrounds the island, which is not inhabited. There are a number of moorings available, so all three of our boats tied up without concern. After a sunny start, we got hit by a couple of squalls with horizontal rain, not unu...

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