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the end our sail Cuba in 1998, Joanna, and I what adventure could pursue our next We talked something more and at less hectic but it to involve Jack mentioned and the Virgin Islands it seemed click with and myself A few later we looking into wealth of companies established the US British Virgin We settled Conch Charters in Road Tortola. Their fleet consisted older boats, at rates our budget. proceeded to one of available Beneteau for a day charter the first in May Airfare, however, going to a bargain turned out more than charter itself combined(Joanna, Jack To save $100 pp. airfare cost, opted to in to Thomas instead take a ferry to

At last first week May 1999 approaching and were getting about our Our flight Florida was in the Saturday with arrival in Thomas around afternoon. The went w/o hitch, that until Joanna’s was lost the airline. was to a major — more After informing appropriate airline of the baggage item(took time since were on time now), were running to missing last ferry St. Thomas Road Town, Luckily the dock was quick ride the airport we just made it. ferry ride approximately 45 and gave the opportunity see some the islands would shortly sailing to. the ferry out to a great, economical, way get between US and Islands.

Once we in Road late Saturday it was a 5 cab from ferry dock the charter and upon arrival at charter company were shown our Beneteau — Liana After dumping luggage, we about places Joanna to some cloths. were told nothing would open until morning and it might best to go to Pub for beer and bit to So with advice we just that.

a decent rest, Joanna finding some cloths and we went some minimal However, the that had clothing was until Monday We had choice but wait one day before our charter. morning arrived clothing was purchased. With said and we went our orientation paid some for permits. we were to start charter!

We left charter base noon for first sail, was a two hours from Road to Norman where we anchor in bight. The winds where out of SE around and would us on beam reach Drakes Channel. is sailing. arriving, we to dink to the caves on point of Island and some snorkeling What a The water warm and clear with of different of fish be seen. an hour so of the caves headed back the boat clean up dinner at Bones on beach, which very good. dinner we back the to call an early since we on a days sail Virgin Gorda.

awoke early morning(sun raises 5:45am in to another day. We our daily systems check head out Norman Bight a brisk to The at Virgin Buffet playing the back as the rolled under with the Virgin Islands the backdrop. perfect sailing. arrived at Baths before but it We decide drop the for a minutes to a look After a we decided complete sail the northern of Virgin to the Sound where planned on The sail the Sound wonderful with the genny on a reach. Truly

The entrance the sound caution due the very reef that with it. clear of reef we for Leverick area and a mooring This resort is a by Pussers We took shower and ashore. Climbing the roadway us some views of sound and close look some of beautiful vegetation. in the we had at the Restaurant that the sound. was good, as usual After dinner headed back the boat lounge around a few discussed our stop(Trellis Bay) then retired the evening.

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As usual was an rise with sun the morning. After coming to we decided do laundry have some We dinked started the eat breakfast, the laundry, up some provision at and headed to the to make for Trellis

The sail Trellis Bay leisurely with light winds, lightest wind had seen We reached Bay mid and found spot. Once it was to snorkel Joanna snorkeled the beach few, with later following the dink. decided to to the and was by the I got We all the lengthy and noted trash along shore. I to see outboard motors, cans, etc these beautiful

After returning the boat decided it time for dinner so headed to One popular is the Resort which on the island in middle of Bay. We made reservations dinner there we first but stumbled the De Mongoose and to grab bite there. dinner we to the and got know Rose cook. She quite friendly. closing they a birthday complete with for the Since we the only left, they each of a piece cake. With good food friendly people knew where were going have breakfast next morning. was now and we getting tired, back to boat for solid nights

Awaking the morning to beautiful day, decided to to the for breakfast. food was and at reasonable price. opted for trash omelet, literally included but the sink. Time head to next destination was the Harbor at Van Dyke. is the of the known Foxy’s On the out of Bay we through a cut through island. The was decent it was pleasurable sail Great Harbor. in the we picked spot to It took tries to the hook bit and visual inspection the anchor in order be sure was set As the wore on, anchorage became crowded with trying to right on of you the scope have been than 3 1. This when you to see with no anchoring and is constant about someone anchor on of you the night.

After the settled down headed to to walk and grabbed bite to at Foxy’s.

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