News & photos from St Vincent (& Canouan & Bequia)
So on Friday 19th we eyeball navigated our way through the reefs on the east side of Canouan and anchored after a couple of hours, in 1.5 metres of crystal clear water, with not another boat in sight. It was heaven, and despite the wind picking up, and the swell and rolling, we decided to stay overnight. It was too good to leave. We swam, snorkelled, played harmonicas and Perudo (an addictive dice game)….
The following day we had a fast (9 knots!) but lumpy
3 ½ hour sail to Friendship Bay on the south of Bequia Island where we
BBQ’d on the beach and gorged on the most fantastic beef and lamb –
a rareity, so we really stuffed ourselves! On Sunday 21st it was
around the headland and back to
We met a local, Ivan, who drove us to the airport to
collect Carol on our previous trip to
On Tuesday we took Carol to the airport. It was such a sad farewell. We so loved having her with us and I’ll miss her terribly. It is now Wednesday 24th, and we have taken Talulah around to Blue Lagoon to fill up with diesel and water (St Lucia has banned yachts taking on water due to the drought), we have been to the airport to “check out” of St Vincent & The Grenadines, we have done our laundry, bought food, and cleaned the boat … its hot and humid and still we persevered!
Tomorrow, Thursday 25th Feb, we are up at
5am for hopefully a day sail up to
It couldn’t get better than this… we anchor in 1.5 m in the lagoon off reefs east side of Canouan
The wash day blues take on a whole new meaning….…
Shane dives for an empty conch shell
Shane preparing the tuna, in Young Island Cut,