April – May 2016: Antigua and St. Maarten

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April 17th: Jolly Harbour, Antigua – Pinney Beach, Nevis

We were due back at Simpson Bay Marina in St. Maarten on April 21st, when we would meet our friends Cat and Tim. We had a great weather window on April 17th, so we decided to leave and stay in Nevis for a few days. The perfect weather window was on Sunday, April 17th. I thought about checking out on Saturday, but the guide indicated that ...

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March 2016: St. Kitts and Nevis to Antigua

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February 29th – March 6th, 2016: White House Bay, St. Kitts

White House Bay is a far better anchorage than Basse Terre. The water is calm even when the wind is blowing, you don’t roll, it’s very scenic, and there is good snorkeling around the bay. There is a wreck in shallow water just off of the beach that makes for a good snorkel. There is a beach bar, Salt Plage, with a dinghy dock. All in all, White House Bay ...

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January 31st – February 4th: Road Bay, Anguilla

On Monday morning, we went ashore to check in. There is some confusion about the cruising permit in Anguilla. When we first read the guide, it sounded to us like we had to have a cruising permit, which for Tropical Blend would cost $150 per day – yikes! But upon re-reading, we figured out that if you kept the boat at Road Bay, no cruising permit was necessary. Our ch...

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