Hotel La Chatelaine
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Sometimes I have to laugh silently.
For those of you who have been keeping up with our blog, you will know that we have a French
Bakery right next door to where we live. And very often I go to get a fresh baguette in the morning for breakfast. So it happens that there is sometimes a short queue,(which they call a line over here...... very American!) So there I was standing in line, waiting my turn; and ...
Race 1 – Around the island
Race 1 was Friday, March 2 and is traditionally the "around the island race", sailed once each running of the Heineken Regatta. After starting off Simpson Bay all the B course boats were assigned course B-2 which went clockwise around the island with a couple of temporary marks added to keep risk takers out of some shallow spots. The finish was set off Philipsburg – just east of Simpson Bay. Total ...
Last season, after our participation in the 2011 Around St. Maarten Multihull Regatta, we observed some of the preparations for the 2011 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta one week later, but did not consider entering as our cruising itinerary took us away from St. Maarten before the regatta started and we weren't keen on all the crowds that this internationally renowned event attracted. But after our decent performance in the 2011 Around St. Maarten ...
... process whatsoever is required. But go by boat and the rules relapse to full formalities with the attendant fees. However, the French side is very welcoming at the nearby Captainerie, a short walk from the dinghy dock through town. Clearance involves a brief session where the skipper sits down to a computer (upstairs) and declares his vessel and other details on an electronic clearance form, hits the “print” key and ...
... information, losing it was significant. After our own troubleshooting efforts and consulting with a local radio geek to check it out, we determined the radio was seriously broken and, worse, no resources existed on St. Martin to have it locally repaired. Our only repair option was to ship the radio back to the US for service. Because we would be close to “civilization” and could continue to get internet connections ashore in St. Martin, ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel La Chatelaine Simpson Bay
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