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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Sail St Martin – Anguilla to Grand Case

Night #2 of our sail St Martin trip was uneventful. Early the next morning I went ashore to complete our customs check-in for Anguilla. I arrived at the opening time posted on the door to find the door locked. A reminder that “island time” is always in effect in the Caribbean. After about 15 minutes…

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Sail St Martin – Grand Case to Anguilla

The first night aboard the boat on our sail St Martin trip ended up being mildly eventful. One of the best things about the Moorings 4800 is that it comes equipped with a generator. This means you get creature comforts, like air conditioning, that makes the trip just that little bit more enjoyable. At about…

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Sail St Martin – Oyster Pond to Grand Case

The day of departure from Oyster Pond to sail St Martin was finally here. The first item of business was the chart briefing from Moorings. Victoria did a great job of making sure we knew things to look out for, and where to avoid during our trip. She even gave us some great tips on…

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Sail St Martin – Getting to Oyster Pond

All four couples that were going to sail St Martin with me were able to come in the day before our Moorings charter began. I prefer coming in a day early whenever possible. It lowers the stress of the first day by allowing me to ease into the sailing trip. Three of the couples were…

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