We just arrived in the American Virgin Islands
a few days ago. Our starting point was Oriental, NC. Legacy is a 40ft Long Range Cruising Sail boat.
We went thru the bahamas
, making hops from island to island,stopping in Long Island
for a rest and restock( good grocery stores) then down to mayaguana (for much needed rest) then to the caicos (spending a few days at south side marina) then thru the Mona Passage
to Mayaguez to check in.
we made our way down to Boquaron, then Ponce (again to add provisions) Ponce is a great place to get what you need. Then we headed to Salinas (just an short night sail to rest, then to La Viques again just to rest.
we made our way from there to Charlotte Amelia and found a nice bay near the airport
and spent 3days there, then we moved to St Johns and took a mooring
This year we skipped the Dominican Republic
. We went last yr and were quite disappointed.
Our trip has been great, the weather
has been good the whole way down, we only had problems with the trades on the passage
thru the mona, but that is aways awful the way down.
We have been cruising 4years now, and sailing 12 yrs prior to our trip in the great lakes
. Orginally were from the Detroit area.
OUr blog site to see where weve been is The Wanderings of Legacy
Our crew is me, my husband Aubrey, henry the cat, and Uraine our cavalier king charles spanial.
the AVIs are our final destination
this year, next yr well go furthur down, but the dog needs more supportive doccumentation to do some of those grenedine islands.
Caneel Bay, St Johns, VI