So here we are motor sailing up to Antigua. Having to motorsail
because of the light winds heading us. So all the way across the pond
we have caught a total of 4 fish, not including all the flying fish we
have thrown back!
Once we arrived in St Lucia, Eric and Simon bought a bunch of new
hooks and kit. Vegard and I had spoken to Rene on Cat mousses, (who
has been throwing fish back because they are too small!) he very
kindly gave us the lure that he had caught most fish on.
So there was a little competition on between the pros,(Eric & Simon)
and Vegard & I. Anyway, in the last hour before arriving, they! got a
strike, and pulled in a two foot baracuda, Once it was on board it was
decided that we would not eat it, so the lure was thrown out again,
and lo and behold, they get a meter long dorado!! Personally I am sure
there was some cheating going on, but I just can't figure out how!
Anyone, fish were cleaned, eaten, as sushi, kids very keen on that!
and the sails taken down, and we motored into English Harbour. I never
really expected to be sailing my own boat into there, with my family
Quick trip round, some fuel on, and the boat scrubbed clean, and we
moved round to Falmouth harbour. Once the anchor went down all were