Grande Anse d'Arlets, Martinique

Mark & Sue Owen
Mon 17 Jun 2013 18:01

14:30.08N 61:05.17W


On Saturday morning we went to the wonderful covered market in Fort de France and came away with deliciously fragrant bags full of spices and Caribbean fruit and vegetables (can you ever have too much pineapple?).  In the afternoon we saw the local Yole team practising for the forthcoming regattas. This seemed to be a somewhat precarious affair with a safety boat busily picking up crew members who struggled to stay on board.





On Sunday we had a brisk sail with a mere scrap of headsail 7 miles around the corner to Grande Anse d’Arlets: