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Friday night HAPPY HOUR

Friday night HAPPY HOUR.  For those of you who missed the LIVE event on our facebook group, here is your chance to join in the fun.The discount code to shop this weekend and get your FREE St.Barths Tunic if you spend over $100 is LetsGetComfy. You need to first put the St.Barths Tunic into your cart, and when you check out and you enter this code, you will get it for FREE. If you have any problems, please email me.     Since you are watching on replay here, I also want you to have a chance at a giveaway..... so put your comment below with your favorite part of the show, and I will select one winner to win...

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Paddling into the strong wind - you better not stop or you will go backwards

Its just such an uncertain time isn’t it….., the one incredible thing about this situation is that it actually doesn’t matter which state you are in in the USA, or if you are in Europe, Australia, India, or some tiny island nation…. we are ALL in the same boat.  We are all struggling with the same thing.  Here is a gorgeous photo of a traditional cruise ship in St.Lucia to cheer you up. I remember one time we were anchored in St.Lucia, it was our first time to the island, as it was one of our stops as we sailed north from Tobago up to St.Maarten.   Now St.Lucia is one of the first islands we got to that had...

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Saint Pierre & the Volcano that destroyed it

Saint Pierre is a tiny village on the northern coast of the island of Martinique.  Back in the late 1800's this was a bustling port city, that at the time was known as the "Paris of the Caribbean".  Ships hauled away precious loads of sugar and rum, grown elsewhere on the island, there was a beautiful theater and it had become the official cultural capital of the French colony. The only problem was that it lay just 7 kilometers away from the volcano called Mount Pelee.  The mountain was quiet though, other than a few rumblings and an ash shower in 1851, it had been quiet for over 50 years.   In April 1902 however, it started to come to life...

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Crazy times learning to sail in Cape Town.

Learning to sail is one thing, but learning to sail in South Africa where strong winds are a normal part of daily life is a whole different kettle of fish. Once we decided we were going to quit our jobs at Billabong South Africa, buy a boat, learn how to sail and then sail to the Caribbean.... we started out on a road that would change our lives forever. During this time of cover-19 lockdown I have been doing daily video's to share some of my sailing stories with you all. Here is video #1 in the series.... deciding we are going to do this sailing thing, and then one of the scary yacht deliveries we did on another boat...

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Antigua never disappoints

Today I have a guest post for you from my friend Jodi from Starfish Travel..... "Jodi Harrelson, owner/travel advisor from Starfish Travel, is an experienced island hopper who has turned her love of Caribbean travel into a way to help others... Jodi is an expert at planning unique vacations with a special focus on tropical destinations.  Jodi understands how it feels to be overwhelmed by the number of islands and experiences on offer, and is able to find out what sort of adventure you are looking for, and tailor a vacation exactly to what you dream about."   Antigua : Even in a tropical storm, this island didn't disappoint. I had just been through Hurricane Florence & flew into Tropical Storm Kirk as...

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