Return to Rodney Bay and the ever popular customs game
Date 1800 – 22 February 2011
You make today into a board game and sell it for Christmas. Snakes and Ladders with nautical overtones.
First a quick motor around the corner into Le Marin; anchor just
outside the marina and dinghy in to clear customs. This is easy as
Second, a brisk broad reach of 24 miles across the St Lucia Channel with 2+ knots of wind and quite large quartering seas, some of which were toppling and could really throw the boat about.
Third, anchor off Rodney Bay Marina, very rolly, and dinghy into the
marina to clear customs. We had not realised that it was
Fourth, move from this uncomfortable anchorage and creep under the lee
Dinner on the return to the boat was a real special with prime fillet