Antigua Archive

  • Ondine at sea

    Videos from Ondine

    Here are a couple of videos that we took on the way down south. They are very short clips. I think we can do better in the future as all three add up to less than sixty seconds, but this’ll give you a feel for […]

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  • Crab

    Diving for Sea Life

    Paloma and my first snorkling expedition a week ago in Antigua just of Great Bird Island found tons of these crabs in the most beautiful shells.  We all loved them especially Ronan. But in the end, he had to be put back into the ocean […]

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  • Sailing Away from Antigua

    Goodbye Antigua

        Picts Emma-Kate and Paloma took as we sailed away from Antigua towards Guadalope.  The guys are me and Chase.  Rowan and Chase helped us sail from Westbrook to Bermuda and we met up with them again in Antigua and they joined us to […]

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  • Sunset in Barbuda

    Skippers Summary of Events

    On our way down, I completely freaked out our guest David Uprichard (see his post here). I have this habit, when things start to go wrong of imagining just what the worst situation could possibly be and then going through what that is, accepting it, and working out how to do better.

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    The Passage

    I did it. I have survived my first off-shore passage. Six days and 950 nautical miles from Bermuda to Antigua. I could not have done without The Patch. The small round plastic disc of drugs placed behind my ear, which means the difference between feeling […]

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  • David Uprichard

    Bermuda to Antigua – Thanksgiving week 2010

    A while back, James casually asked me if I (along with my kids) would like to join him on his sailing trip from Bermuda to Antigua. I’m firmly of the opinion that,in life, if at all possible, it’s exactly one of those offers that one […]

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  • Dophin Splash

    The worst or the best passage?

    Finally we’re on land. You would feel the same way if you got seasick or even went on a passage. We just finished our passage from Bermuda to Antigua. It took us 6 days to get to Antigua! I got seasick witch made it very […]

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    She keeps kicking my butt, and I keep making her feel better

    I have a whole new understanding of dysfunctional relationships thanks to Ondine.   So far, I have replaced on Macerator Pump and taken apart another in an effort to fix it.  For those of you that still lead blessed lives where you don’t know what a […]

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  • compass_chart

    Which way are we going?

    My whole blogging thing is going to sound like tales of woe, however, the feeling of elation that happens when I fix something is worth every penny. We just had a very scary thing happen.  In the middle of the night, on my shift, the […]

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    Night Time Revelry

    It’s 2:00am and after nearly six days, we have sailed 875 of the 950 Nautical Miles from Bermuda to Antigua.  I’m on watch.  Someone has to be on watch 24/7 when you’re at sea.  Most of the time there’s nothing that needs to be taken […]

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