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carstenb 01-02-2017 10:12

Where are All the Americans?
 
We've been cruisng the caribbean since before christmas - came over on ARC+ and turn south. So we've been in St. Georges Town on Grenada and have made the turn and are now heading north.

We've been very surprised by how few Americans we have seen down here. We thought this was the US's backyard. We see lots of Canadians, Germans, Swedes, French - hell we even see more Danish boats than we do Americans.

Where are you all? You can't all be visiting Cuba

carsten

Polux 01-02-2017 10:14

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by carstenb (Post 2316466)
... You can't all be visiting Cuba

carsten

:biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:Enjoy the Summer on this sorrow winter :smile:

carstenb 01-02-2017 10:20

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
For the next 8-10 years it will all be endless summer for us - if we want to see snow - we'll google it

by the way - came over on the ARC+ which you usually follow - we won the first leg in Class C

carsten

boatman61 01-02-2017 10:31

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
They're most abundant from Antigua/St Barts/St Martin and Westwards.. :biggrin:

Tingum 01-02-2017 10:37

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
Back to digging bomb shelters!

Polux 01-02-2017 10:40

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by carstenb (Post 2316476)
For the next 8-10 years it will all be endless summer for us - if we want to see snow - we'll google it

by the way - came over on the ARC+ which you usually follow - we won the first leg in Class C
carsten

Yes, I would like to do that but my wife hates passage making and will not do it:redface:

carstenb 01-02-2017 10:42

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Polux (Post 2316486)
Yes, I would like to do that but my wife hates passage making and will not do it:redface:

you sail - she can fly................................

svHyLyte 01-02-2017 10:59

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by carstenb (Post 2316466)
...So we've been in St. Georges Town on Grenada and have made the turn and are now heading north.

We've been very surprised by how few Americans we have seen down here. We thought this was the US's backyard. We see lots of Canadians, Germans, Swedes, French - hell we even see more Danish boats than we do Americans.

carsten

Ah... For what it's worth, an old saying (at least in the US) is "Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.".

barboak 01-02-2017 11:02

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
In St. Martin right now and it may be true that there are fewer than in the past! The Canadians are always about but sure seems like even more this year

MarkJ 01-02-2017 11:49

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
Americans are in the USVI and the Bahamas.

St Martin there's some but its pretty multi-national. Further south there will be less, until Grenada.

Say hello when you get to St Martin :)

s/v Moondancer 01-02-2017 12:18

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
The US boats do not come south, from the US, until the end of Hurricane season in November and the are still working their way 'down island.' many then return to the US in May never having reached Grenada.

Jd1 01-02-2017 12:59

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of US boats are staying in US waters these days ... one never knows if one is allowed back into the US .....

Jim Cate 01-02-2017 13:15

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
Some of us are in Australiabecause the Caribe isn't far enough away from he who must not be named.

Jim

carstenb 01-02-2017 13:23

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by MarkJ (Post 2316539)
Americans are in the USVI and the Bahamas.

St Martin there's some but its pretty multi-national. Further south there will be less, until Grenada.

Say hello when you get to St Martin :)

Are you hanging around st. Martin these days Mark?

Comix Bay 02-02-2017 09:53

Re: Where are All the Americans?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by carstenb (Post 2316466)
We've been very surprised by how few Americans we have seen down here. We thought this was the US's backyard. We see lots of Canadians, Germans, Swedes, French - hell we even see more Danish boats than we do Americans.

Where are you all? You can't all be visiting Cuba

carsten


Hanging their heads building 'The Great Wall of America' after the elections, and trying to 'Make America Great'!!!https://www.cruisersforum.com/images/.../whistling.gif


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