bermuda Archive

  • Day One

    The Atlantic Crossing: Departure

    DAY ONE: May 5th.   My Birthday. Cinco de Mayo.  The beginning of my 50th year on the planet.  I’m 49 years old today.   We get up at dawn to weigh anchor and head over to the Royal Navy Dockyard which is where all the cruise […]

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  • FI

    4 Days 4 Hours

    We made it to Bermuda in record time 4 days and 4 hours. It was fast  but the first 48 hours were rough. It was even too rough for the power of the mighty patch to combat.  Adding to the stomach churning nature of the […]

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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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  • 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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    Half Way There

    Half Way There: and several illusions go up in smoke. I’m writing this post from Ondine at LAT 37 degrees north, LON 68 degrees west.  For those of you that don’t want to look that up (everyone, including me), I’m about half way between Manhattan […]

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  • Ronan on Shelly Beach

    Bermuda

    At Bermuda there are strong currents.  My Dad said I can ride on it.  Sshh don’t tell him but I think he’s crazy.  But Bermuda is a very nice place.  In fact it has a very nice restaurant because: it looked nice, the people are […]

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  • paloma waiting

    Waiting For My Man or Purgatory in Paradise

    Here was the plan. Have a massive party. Sail away from the dancing to Bermuda.  Ondine crewed by James, myself and a bunch of his squash buddies. The squash players also heading to a tournament on the island. Another squash friend would fly to Bermuda […]

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