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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  • Japanese buying Barbudan votes

    Global Politics making an impact in the Caribbean

    Barbuda is a tiny island just north of Antigua.  It’s got a lovely Frigate bird community (check out Paloma’s interviews here and here and pictures here) and only has a few thousand residents.   Although it is technically part of Antigua and Barbuda (the English decided […]

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  • Sexy Boat

    It’s official: we are insignificant!

    When we were in Antigua, there was a boat show.    And I thought, hey, this’ll be cool.  I’ve been to a few boat shows, and usually, there’s the big and the small, the beautiful and the ugly, the sophisticated and the simple, and you always […]

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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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  • Robbert

    An interview with Robbert

    I went to Barbuda and interviewed a male Frigate bird called Robbert. He told me about being a male Frigate bird. I hope you like it.

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  • EKC post pic

    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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  • Stealine

    An Interview with Stealine

    I went to Barbuda and interviewed a Female Frigate Bird called Stealine. She told me about her life as a female Frigate Bird and a few things about Frigate Birds. Enjoy. P: People say you look for something special in a male what is it? […]

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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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