What’s your criteria when you select a boatyard for storage? Price? Location? Party opportunities? St. Kitts Marine Works is by far cheaper than anything else I’ve found and central to most islands.
After keeping the boat in storage for 2.5 years, why not choose 325 miles offshore for the shakedown cruise? How bad could it be? Oh, let me tell you…
Boatyard Fever: like Cabin Fever, but while living aboard your boat in a boatyard. It’s been five weeks and I can’t take it any longer – I need to get wet!
My first voyage sailing offshore from North Carolina down to Antigua was a little rough – fortunately I kept notes to better myself, and hopefully you too.
The earliest, most well-preserved colonial fortress in the New World is on the island of St. Kitts. Brimstone Hill is not to miss.
Bloody River, St. Kitts – the site of the 1626 genocide of thousands of Amerindians, and 1,500 year-old petroglyphs hidden on the canyon walls.
A description of hiking the many trails in Quill National Park, the first national park in the Dutch Antilles on the Caribbean island of St. Eustatius.
Wonder what kind of charity work goes on in Haiti? This video offers a glimpse of what the Good Samaritan Foundation of Haiti does, during an April trip.
Time to get my medicine – as they say, “vitamin sea”. I’ve been gone from my boat far too long, and this is what I’ve been going through thinking about it.
Most small cruising sailboats have both a house battery bank and a dedicated starter battery – is this the most efficient way to use your limited space?