February 2024

 

Grenada

On February 7, Grenada celebrated its 50th year of independence. On all three islands that belong to Grenada, the main island of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique, the celebration actually goes on for many months but this particular day was special. It was a public holiday and most places were closed. At the large cricket stadium in the capital St. George's, not too far from our marina, a b ...

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Atlantic Sailing. Cape Verde – Grenada

The entire Cap Verde - Grenada voyage took us just over 16 days to complete. A good performance in our opinion. However, of all the sailboats in the Viking Explorer regatta that would sail to Grenada, the catamaran Jalemar with the experienced captain Jacqueline from New Zealand was the fastest. With hired crew, she completed the crossing in less than 13 days! THAT is an achievement! When we later ...

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Quotes

" If you can’t repair it, maybe it shouldn’t be on board. "