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On Our Way Again!

We are anchored in St Lucia waiting on weather to jump up to Martinique…which we can see from here on a clear day. We planned to stop here for internet/convenience and to wait out a nasty front that is going to blow through tonight and tomorrow. We had a fantastic sail under full canvas, from … Continue reading »

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It’s great to be back in the water! Now to get the sails on and everything put away… Blow by blow on launch day… click to enlarge the pictures… The engine water pump impeller circulates cooling water through the engine. It dawned on me that after a year at rest the impeller may need to … Continue reading »

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It’s All Fun and Games…

Life aboard Dea Latis is a blast but NO,¬†it’s not all fun and games. There are requirements, chores, and maintenance issues that¬†demand constant attention. The following is just a snapshot of the things we have to do to “live the life.” Constantly monitoring the weather. We check weather once a day at anchor, twice a … Continue reading »

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Antigua 3

Most of you already know we are back home for an unplanned extended visit. My health issues forced us to interrupt our best sailing season since owning our boat. Tanya is doing well as always and I am on the mend. If I continue progressing, we should be back in the water by December. While … Continue reading »

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Visit Montserrat Montserrat Volcano Observatory Montserrat Volcano Former capital city of Montserrat We arrived in Montserrat from Nevis and anchored in Little Bay. Nice waterfront in Little Bay. This is the new capital of Montserrat, the previous being destroyed by volcanic eruption in 2010: Completed the formalities: On our way up to the tourist office … Continue reading »

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