Position update 17:17.59N 62:43.49W
Arrival in Bassaterre - St Kitts.
We left British Virgin Islands yesterday afternoon with
mixed feelings and regret as we could easily have spent several more weeks
We will definetely come back next year.
The crossing was with not much wind so we had to motor
quite hard into swollen seas and then found that the prop shaft and propella are
making a lot of noise and we are concerned that one of the bearings is
worn. We need to have her lifted out soon to take a look. Luckily
the wind changed direction slightly and increased a bit which enabled us to get
the self tacking staysail out and motor sail and reduce the revs to an
We did not get a lot of sleep but do not feel too
bad. I really love these overnight passages with the sky full of stars and
it really makes me happy.
We are going to explore St Kitts for a few hours this
afternoon and expect to leave for Nevis, next island in the morning and stay
there for a couple of days...