Caribbean Holiday - April 2006

Holiday with James and Lorna on board "Mind the Gap"

(link to their site)


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15/04/06 - Gatwick to Antigua
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Landed!
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On board with James and Lorna in Falmouth Bay
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Pizza in English Harbour
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16/04/06
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English Harbour
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Collecting fresh rain water
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Dolphins
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Lorna couldn't wait to swim with them
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Up with the flippers!
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Falmouth Bay again
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I wish this was mine!
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Taking a short-cut up to Shirley Heights (only 1.5 miles!)
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We didn't realise this was a Hermit Crab until later
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Look-out point over English Harbour
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A great meal at the Calabash at EH
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17/04/06
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Club Havana - Internet Cafe
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Jo thought these were really cute - probably going to be goat curry!
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Checking the anchor
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Chef getting prepared
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Sundowners on the bow
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18/04/06
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Carlisle Bay
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Look closely for the turtle
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Another turtle
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Cleaning out the anchor box
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19/04/06
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Jolly Harbour
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Five Islands Bay
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The Hawksbill Rock - looks like a mouse's head from a distance
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The funnel from the wreck of the Andes lying in Deep Bay.
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Jo togging up for first swimming lesson
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A view of the wreck
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The bow tow-eye is the only other visible part of the wreck
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Jo spotted a cruise liner
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20/04/06 - Trip to St John's - capital of Antigua
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James coming from the boat to get us
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Runaway Bay
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First sight of the spinnaker
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Dickinson Bay
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21/04/06
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View of Monserrat and the smoking volcano
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End of 21/04/06 sailing - 36.33 nautical miles at a max of 9 kts
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22/04/06
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Sailing past Guadeloupe
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Near miss!
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Lighthouse at the South West of Guadeloupe
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Sun block time!
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End of sailing for 22/04/06 at the Terre-du-Haut island in Les Saintes (south of Guadeloupe) - 84.37 nautical miles at a max of 10.9 Kts
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23/04/06 - Hotel Bois Joli at bay near Morne Bois Joli
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Anse Saints
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Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité
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Orgues de Basalte
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Nice hats!
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Sheltered island off Le Gosier on the south east coast of Guadeloupe near the capital Pointe-ŕ-Pitre
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At Gosier on 23/04/06 - end of sailing from Les Saintes - sailed 25.77 nautical miles at max of 8.3 kts
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Dingyed to shore for a meal - but as it was a Sunday the Gendarmes pointed us to the only restaurant (Quatre Epices) which was open
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Preparing for lobster!
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Which one is the lobster?
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24/04/06 - Spent afternoon in Pointe-ŕ-Petre
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A pelican keeping it's eye on the fishing boats
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Jo likes it here
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But needed a rest
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Visited this fantastic Catana 581 owned by Tiery - a friend of James - available for charter
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Harken electric winches - lovely!
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Second night at Gosier

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